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Old 11.05.2011, 15:52
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

On Monday Shaheen was 3 weeks old and I spent half the day working on the farm. Something clearly spooked the horses here as they made a dash back to the stable (luckily I had my camera in my pocket). Poor Shaheen must have been sleeping in the grass and couldn't keep up. You might want to pump the volume up on this as the little one is complaining quite loudly at being left behind

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Old 14.06.2011, 14:35
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

This morning our other mare Faranak had yet another little boy although at our friends farm near Toulouse. My OH will be going down on Saturday to see him and will get some better photos, but in the mean time, here is Fayad Al Jabal, just a few hours old!







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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

Shaheen, who was born here this spring, is clearly becoming our star colt. He's already got some serious fans in the Arabian horse world.... he really is our "Rising Star"! He's only 5 months old but has amazing presence... his brown foal fluff has almost gone and it looks like he will be a silver/fawn colour when fully grown.



I need to add..... revisiting this thread and remembering all the ups and downs, joy and heartache, that we have been through in over three years, this post is the one that stands out, it gives us the best, and worst, memories of all.
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Shaheen, who was born here this spring, is clearly becoming our star colt. He's already got some serious fans in the Arabian horse world.... he really is our "Rising Star"! He's only 5 months old but has amazing presence... his brown foal fluff has almost gone and it looks like he will be a silver/fawn colour when fully grown.



I need to add..... revisiting this thread and remembering all the ups and downs, joy and heartache, that we have been through in over three years, this post is the one that stands out, it gives us the best, and worst, memories of all.
Look at him dancing....Beautiful

I love my child but why, out of all the allergies, it had to be horses grrrr
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Old 05.12.2011, 16:45
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

Not a very happy update I'm afraid. We took Rheema and Shaheen (the boy born erlier this year) to a friends stable in southern Germany last week with a view to selling them. Rheema had a bit of stiffness in her leg and a local vet has found a tumour in her knee joint. He should be able to remove it quite easily, but if it's a nasty one, and has spread into the bone or blood, well, it's not good at all.

Fingers crossed please everyone.
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Not a very happy update I'm afraid. We took Rheema and Shaheen (the boy born erlier this year) to a friends stable in southern Germany last week with a view to selling them. Rheema had a bit of stiffness in her leg and a local vet has found a tumour in her knee joint. He should be able to remove it quite easily, but if it's a nasty one, and has spread into the bone or blood, well, it's not good at all.

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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

So sorry to hear about Rheema, I sincerely hope the tumour hasn't spread, she is a beautiful horse and it would be a real shame if it has. All fingers crossed here.
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

I do so hope all wil be well with Rheema Mike. Please keep us posted.
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

Everything crossed mate! I really hope and pray it turns out OK.
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

she's superb! we're keeping all our fingers crossed!
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

Oh GG, I'm so sorry to hear this.

All fingers and toes are firmly crossed, and thumbs pressed for good measure, that the tumor can be removed.

Hoping for the best for your beautiful girl.
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

I'm so sad for you, Mike.
Look after yourself and very best wishes.
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

Oh Mike, I'm really sad to hear about Rheema. My fingers are crossed, and I hope all turns out well for you all. x
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Thats sad news, fingers are very firmly crossed.
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GG so sorry - I have everything firmly crossed and lets hope she's a fighter like Gem!
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We're keeping our fingers, toes and paws crossed over here for Rheema.
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So sorry to hear about Rheema, I sincerely hope the tumour hasn't spread, she is a beautiful horse and it would be a real shame if it has. All fingers crossed here.
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I do so hope all wil be well with Rheema Mike. Please keep us posted.
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Everything crossed mate! I really hope and pray it turns out OK.
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Oh GG, I'm so sorry to hear this.

All fingers and toes are firmly crossed, and thumbs pressed for good measure, that the tumor can be removed.

Hoping for the best for your beautiful girl.
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I'm so sad for you, Mike.
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Oh Mike, I'm really sad to hear about Rheema. My fingers are crossed, and I hope all turns out well for you all. x
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GG so sorry - I have everything firmly crossed and lets hope she's a fighter like Gem!
Apologies for not getting back sooner about Rheema, she made a full recovery and is still at a stable in Germany where we can hopefully find a buyer for her this summer.



And of course, I was reminded about this thread because it's that time of year again. This little fella was born at 2 this morning and is doing very well. We can't believe that we've now had 7 colts and only 1 filly but he is special as it looks like he'll be all black apart from a white star on his forehead and one white hoof. He's the first foal we've had from a stallion other than our own, a very famous chap currently stabled near Prague. I'll post more photos and videos at the weekend.




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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

beautiful,

I don't know what you did in a former life Mike but you've been blessed in this one ( altho I'm not sure if you felt that way at perhaps 1.30 this morning )

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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

Congratulations once again! And good to hear about Rheema too!

Hope you get some rest and all is well with your animal-family
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Re: Tired, stressed & emotional. But celebrating a wonderful new arrival!

I'm soooo happy to hear that Rheema has made a full recovery - fantastic news!

And the little guy - what a darling he is! Congratulations all around.



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