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Meet The Mini Boys

The Shieling index

Meet Saoradh

Meet Saorsa

Meet The Mini Herd

Meet Misty

Meet the Goats...okay, not horses, but...

Horses I have known
 --Phoenix --a Shetland rescue

The Horse amongst the Celts

Born to Die? For what good?--PMU Foals

In Memory

Links

Coin Geilt! -- The Hounds

Contact Us

Just Say NEIGH! to Premarin!

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Inverurie horse --drawing copyright  2002 Aaron Miller for Cruithne Designs


Topper and Willow

Topper
Born: 198?--died: December 1, 2008

Willow
Born: 198?-- died: May 13, 2009

If you really think it's,
'Just a horse,'
Like 'just a promise,'
'Just a friend,'
Then you can't see,
The beauty of it all.
You just can't see.

-Jess Schwarcz "Just a Horse"

the herd, Topper in frontKym's father decided to switch from larger breeds of horses to Miniature Horses for a driving team in 1990/1. The family already had one Mini, having gotten a colt they renamed Willow for a pasture pet around 1987. This likely influenced the decision and Iceman was the next, followed soon by both Topper and Cimmeron. While not official rescues, the fact that both Topper and Cimmeron were severely mistreated makes us still think of the purchases of them and, likely, Iceman (who is pretty stoic, so it's harder to tell) as rescues.

There will be more history here...but for now. We inherited the herd when Dad died in October of 2008. It was only a short time that we had the whole herd, for Topper, who Dad had nursed through Cushings for years, was failing. Chances are he had held on until Dad went and was ready to rejoin him. He returned to Dad on Dec. 1 and while he's missed by the rest of us, they were meant to be together. On May 13, 2009, Willow, our first Mini, also returned to Dad and is now teamed up with Topper once again.

Topper, who left us Dec. 1 2008 Iceman and WillowCimmeron

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Contents and design, except where noted otherwise, copyright  2001-09 Kym Lambert and Aaron Miller

Photos copyright 2006-2008 Kym Lambert
Header bar from Clipart Castle
Background modified from a graphic created by George Bain based on the Inverurie 4 (horse stone) found on EponaWorks by Cruithne Designs