I always wonder why there are so many posted ads to place horses in retirement homes?
Not to sound super critical but if you take in a horse, shouldn’t it be for it’s life nomatter what happens? I understand there are exceptions but can’t help think shouldn’t we be planning out ahead of time what we will do for our horses before we are put in the unhappy situation of having to take care of a lame or elderly horse?
I don’t know about anyone else but I can’t bear the thought of getting rid of my riding partner. It feels too much like disposal to me personally. I feel as though I sign a contract when taking on an animal…it’s for life for me.
I’d love to hear opinions on this because I have a hard time understanding the other side of it.