Rescuing and re-homing equines since 1974
Perry

Perry

Sadly we have lost our beloved old Perry following a heart attack. The vet was called out early one morning as Perry was unable to stand and was in some distress. After listening to her heart for a while the vet confirmed that Perry was suffering from a severe heart murmur, and she was given a large dose of painkiller in the hope that it would help her to overcome this and we planned to attempt to help her to her feet if the vet felt that this was an option.

Unfortunately though her condition remained the same and we had to make the kindest decision for her and agreed she should be put to sleep. She had the sun shining on her and was surrounded by staff who loved her stroking and comforting her, with her pair bond Zimba looking on.

Perry was a very dear old chestnut mare who despite having a conformational problem had lived a long time as a riding horse who was said to take good care of her rider. She was retired to the sanctuary as her owner was no longer in a position to care for her and felt that she deserved a well earned rest for the rest of her days.

This she definitely had and soon found a friend in Zimba, who was besotted with her and could even be very possessive of her at times. She will be greatly missed by all of us and not least by Zimba, who is looking very forlorn at the moment but is now stabled next to his friend Paddy who seems to be helping him through it. Thankfully he is eating and drinking well, and receiving plenty of TLC from everyone.

We are only thankful that Perry did not suffer for long and left us dignified and surrounded by the people whose voices she knew and felt comforted by.

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