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It Was A Battle For Her Life
 By Seven Sins   •   10th May 2011   •   6,240 views   •   35 comments
It Was A Battle For Her LifeWe all have dreamt it, owning our own horse; I waited for so long I felt like giving up hope on owning one, until April 10, 2008 when I received a call from my step mom.

She had found a Quarter horse mare on Craigslist and was planning to buy her.

The only thing was she was emaciated (skinny) enough to see a majority of her bones. I remember I could barely sit through school the next morning. I was so excited and when I first saw her I knew that I loved her. Her name is Annie, we were told she was 19 years old, but we found out later she was actually closer to 30!

It was a battle for her life the first week we owned her, my parents didnít believe that she was going to make it, but I didnít give up hope on her. I spent hours upon hours outside brushing her and watching her in the pasture. It took many weeks to get her to a healthy weight, and I am glad we took a chance on her. She turned out to be the sweetest mare I have ever met. She let me put anyone on her back and she would follow me like a dog. Never once has she bucked, reared, or bitten. I could not of asked for a better first horse.

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Deep as Rhubarb  
Such a wonderful and touching story!
  Nov 19, 2011  •  1,636 views
 
Deleted Accounts  
awh she's such a sweetie and well done for sticking it out with her you did the right thing:*
  Jul 25, 2012  •  1,662 views
 
Paint A Scene  
wow! she is beautiful.... you are very lucky to own such a wonderful horse!:)
  Jun 27, 2013  •  1,991 views
 
Untamable Mare  
Wow, she's a wonderful chestnut! I've never owned a horse, but I have to very special friends, my dogs Buddy and Olivia. I'm lucky enough to have them at least. :)
  Nov 14, 2013  •  1,482 views
 
Untamable Mare  
BTW, I love how you never gave up on her. Also, your very pretty. :)
  Nov 14, 2013  •  1,518 views
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