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**Haflingers we have loved and lost**
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This is to memorialize my Haflinger Gelding "Sunny" March 28, 2004 - March 9th 2012 A horse that I loved with all my my heart and soul. I received him for a mothers day gift in 2005 as a yearling. Although I had my eye on him for about 6 months prior to that. I knew he was a special horse the moment I laid eyes on him. He was a joy to train and eventually ride. He went to Heaven because of a pastern abscess that went bad. His deep digital flexor tendon ruptured because of the infection and I lost him. There has not been a day that has gone by that I don't get a tear in my eye with the mention of his sweet name. He knew my thoughts and I his, we were one in mind and soul. I am sorry I only had him for 7 years but they were the best of my life. I will never forget him and my heart aches for his nuzzle even if it was for a treat. :)
Sindy owned by Kerstin Dreborg in Sweden
She was my friend and companion for almost 24 years, so I have a hole in my heart ... I am however beginning to realize that she was 32 ½ years old, and that she had a fantastic life, so I feel a little better now. But I still miss her!
I'm so glad that she has kids, grandkids, grandgrandkids and even grandgrandgrandkids. They will somehow keep her memory alive.
5 Oct. 2005
Red warrior where have you gone?
The host is gathered, but you have not come.
Your knight is ready
You coat still burnished bright
Though darkness covers you tonight.
My little hero
ship of gold
a home in my heart forever.
You filled my life with with your glory
no more worthy praise can be told.
I will miss your steady eye
I will seek you for many a year to come
I wish you godspeed and green fields
To your pastures of clover, and free from care
I would follow you if I could, maybe someday we will meet again.
The price of caring is sometimes pain
The price of living is eventually parting
The price of knowing you was leaving you
The price I pay is a coin I give freely
I'd pay it again willingly for those moments I spent feeling you under
Andrew "Drey" Mychalus
Sept. 1, 2005
Yesterday we lost my Haflinger mare Clarie. She was an amazing horse who will be so truly missed I
can't even imagine a day without her. She was bred by Bob McArthur, and shown by
the Dinglers. And somehow by some great twist of fate (me getting lost on my way to a warmblood farm in Canada) ended up with me. She was the nicest horse
at the barn and my husband's best friend.
I think they needed a horse angel in heaven.