Rob and I would like to say thank you to each and everyone for all your help with Katie and your emotional and moral support.
Katie, our Foal Alarm for the birth of Electra, is/was Electra's godmother. When Katie arrived she was thin and her feet in bad shape. We had x-rays done, there was hope, but after 7 months and under vet care, we lost her due to that dreaded laminitis.
There were times we saw a ray of hope and then it would be two steps back. Everything was done to keep her comfortable, and with continued hoof care it was no longer working. It was time to say goodbye. This is the part of what we do that makes it hard. But we know that Katie is no longer in pain, and she is running like the wind now. When i hear the whisper of the wind blowing through the pine trees i will think of her, when I look at Electra I will think of her. Her presence will always be with us. We as a family grieve her loss, but we must also celebrate that she is no longer in pain. She was a wonderful, kind sweet soul of a horse and deserved so much more out of her life.
She came into this world with dignity and by gosh she left with dignity and a huge family that loved her. Thank you ever so very very much, all of you rallied together as a family does and offered one another comfort. Bless you all.
Stephanie and Rob