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We were pleased to learn that a neighbor picked up
the pony and took it to another neighbor (dairy farmer)
who is burying it today.

John and Meshack (Vermont Equestrian Activities) 
Secretary/Treasurer Vermont Arabian Horse Association

-----Original Message-----
Date: Sunday, January 16, 2000 7:02 AM
Subject: RC: SAD STORY

>Thursday afternoon we watched a young girl walk by the house
>carrying a backpack and leading a pony carrying more gear.
>My 8 month Springer puppy ran out to greet her and my Arab
>gelding followed them along his fence as they whinnied back
>and forth.
>Having once camped out in minus 13 degree weather, I
>did not envy her what was obviously a winter camping trip.
>(It got to minus 25 F here Thursday night!)
>Today we learned that she is 17 and had owned the pony for
>seven years. The pony broke loose after dark and she couldn't find
>him. About 11 P.M. he was killed about five miles back the way they
>came on this rural road. The driver never stopped to report it.
>The poor kid is a college student and did not even have a place
>to bury her pony.  Apparently someone came and helped her
>before we could.
>John and Meshack 
> (Vermont Equestrian Activities) 
>Secretary/Treasurer Vermont Arabian Horse Association

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