Memorializing Your Best Friend

How do you remember a beloved equine you've lost?
(Check all that apply)

Plant a tree
Install a memorial bench or marker
Make a donation to a charitable group in his/her memory
Compile a scrapbook

Total votes cast: 1555

Comments & Write-in Answers

I allways have my Horses creamated

10/15/2007 11:21:18 PM

I have her pictures all over my house and her halter on my bed post.

10/15/2007 9:52:32 PM

Had hair made into a bracelet.

10/15/2007 9:28:47 PM

built a jump with a memorial plaque

10/15/2007 5:24:34 PM

I made a shadowbox for Cinder with his photo, his registration papers and his bit.

10/15/2007 5:16:17 PM

tail in a shadow box

10/15/2007 4:55:49 PM

Paint a potrait of my dear friend

10/15/2007 1:51:44 PM

Keep a set of their shoes

10/15/2007 12:05:49 PM

Braid strands of tail into a bracelet

10/15/2007 12:04:36 PM

Frame a favorite photo, plus, buried in my 'horse' cemetery

10/14/2007 10:27:06 PM

always in my heart

10/14/2007 9:57:17 PM

When I was twenty one years old I met my second husband who was a trainer. A year previously I hadln

10/14/2007 8:52:46 PM

I remember him everyday in my heart

10/14/2007 7:51:55 PM

I snip some of the mane hairs before they die and tie it with a ribbon. I have been known to write a

10/14/2007 6:00:36 PM

we have Buddy's Leather halter hanging in our office, pictures in the living room

10/14/2007 2:48:54 PM

Commissioned a portrait of him

10/14/2007 7:50:37 AM

Want a visible memory of her within reach for poignant days.

10/14/2007 7:37:45 AM

From a marker to scrapbook to horse hair jewelry

10/14/2007 2:28:25 AM

i choose a Christmas tree ornament that resembles the loved one either canine, equine, ir feline.

10/13/2007 11:16:54 PM

make jewelry from their hair.

10/13/2007 4:07:48 PM

Braid a lock of hair into a bracelet or put lock of hair in frame with picture.

10/13/2007 12:55:16 PM

Post a note on my web site

10/13/2007 12:30:12 PM


10/13/2007 12:04:49 PM

I have not faced this yet, but I plan to save his tail & have a bracelet made.

10/13/2007 9:23:16 AM

I make a donation to UCDavis Center for Companion Animal Health - Equine Research

10/12/2007 9:30:38 PM

i made a website dedicated to all of my past horse friends.

10/12/2007 9:26:10 PM

pictures and a lock of their tail

10/12/2007 9:08:08 PM

I make a painting or sculpture

10/12/2007 5:06:48 PM

Have not lost my best friend yet. A memorial in his name/hnor will be erected someplace close by

10/12/2007 4:44:33 PM

I have a large river rock engraved and plant a flowering tree to set the rock under.

10/12/2007 10:31:55 AM

I always keep a lock of mane.

10/12/2007 9:25:52 AM

We hold a memorial/life celebration. I wear a braided bracelet made from a section of my mare's tail

10/12/2007 8:36:32 AM

Have instructed in my will that my ashes be scattered over my horse's grave.

10/12/2007 6:26:09 AM

braid with colorful ribbon a section mane an trim off. Glue on mat around photo.

10/12/2007 6:01:36 AM

Plant perennial flowers on the grave.

10/12/2007 12:57:40 AM

I would probably to some of each of the choices i get teary eyed even thinking about losing my baby

10/12/2007 12:21:41 AM

I haven't had to deal with one yet, but will bury him in the paddock he loves when his time is up,

10/11/2007 11:36:46 PM

watching my kids enjoy horses

10/11/2007 11:33:41 PM

My dear friend and trainer painted my mare Millie's portrait for me

10/11/2007 11:15:00 PM

Named our farm after her.

10/11/2007 9:45:17 PM

My beloved 25 yr old NSH mare died from laminitis. She is buried on the farm with a marker , wild fl

10/11/2007 9:38:18 PM

My TB filly is part of my EM address. and she has been gone 21 yrs

10/11/2007 9:30:42 PM

I have not had this situation yet

10/11/2007 8:12:56 PM

Make something out of the mane hair

10/11/2007 8:08:57 PM

Keep a lock of mane hair

10/11/2007 7:58:53 PM

Take out an ad---a memorial tribute---in an appropriate breed journal. Sponsor classes in memoriam

10/11/2007 7:42:00 PM

Thankfully, I've yet to lose one

10/11/2007 6:14:52 PM

I've saved locks of tail hair to be braided into a bracelet, with a charm bearing the horse's name.

10/11/2007 5:43:28 PM

Planted a white rose in memory of my white mare.

10/11/2007 5:37:46 PM

We quietly bury our horses on our own property.

10/11/2007 4:50:20 PM

My friends and I go on the "Rainy Ride" every June 20th - the sad day we lost her.

10/11/2007 4:05:16 PM

Have artwork done

10/11/2007 3:41:56 PM

Put photographs on Shutterfuly and sent a link to family and friends to view slide show.

10/11/2007 3:07:35 PM

look at the pictures of our happy times, close my eyes and relive them;smells, snorts, everything!

10/11/2007 2:59:51 PM

Framed Photo's

10/11/2007 2:50:49 PM

cute off the horses tail and save it!!!

10/11/2007 1:57:53 PM

I had a 12 x 12 granite marker with custom photos and text etched into it.

10/11/2007 1:48:45 PM

I never forget them - I mourn them everytime I see my current horse

10/11/2007 1:30:07 PM

had a ring made w/name

10/11/2007 1:28:18 PM

western plesure

10/11/2007 10:37:11 AM

May sound strange, but we cut the hairs off her tail, tied it with a ribbon, & hung in our den.

10/11/2007 9:56:51 AM

save some of his mane, braid it and hang it with his picture or in my car on the rear view mirror.

10/11/2007 9:40:47 AM

Having a fly whisk made from his tail. Laying carronts on grave for birthday, aniv of death, Xmas

10/11/2007 9:14:37 AM

I always keep a lock of their hair.

10/11/2007 7:32:20 AM

keeping a lock of mane

10/11/2007 12:02:08 AM

I also still have his tail hair.

10/10/2007 11:17:29 PM

Named the "Silver Sioux School of Equine Studies" after her.

10/10/2007 10:33:40 PM

Hang a picture of Him/Her in the barn office

10/10/2007 10:09:06 PM

Commissioned master woodcarver Joe Leonard to create a head & neck study as a remembrance of her

10/10/2007 9:34:23 PM

On the day he died my sister and I go out and have a beer and tell stories about him

10/10/2007 9:19:33 PM

Havn't had one died- just had to give her away-hardly see her now:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(

10/10/2007 8:51:58 PM

i had a collage portrait of him made & i have a little shrine in his honor.

10/10/2007 8:50:21 PM

A photo on my bedroom dresser that I see first thing every morning.

10/10/2007 8:49:52 PM

pictures;videos;shared memories with others

10/10/2007 8:46:29 PM

In a place that I can see often

10/10/2007 8:26:47 PM

Jewelry made from a lock of mane/tail hair

10/10/2007 7:48:39 PM

plant flowers on his grave

10/10/2007 7:48:03 PM

look at photos

10/10/2007 7:33:26 PM


10/10/2007 7:19:55 PM

publish her bowel cancer story for others to learn from

10/10/2007 7:04:42 PM

I save a horseshoe and part of tail, and plan to be buried with these items.

10/10/2007 5:23:53 PM

As crushing as such a loss is, I keep going - to stop riding is a disservice to them.

10/10/2007 5:01:59 PM

When I die, I will have my ashes mixed with hers and spread over the mountains where we use to ride.

10/10/2007 4:55:06 PM

My Beloved 31 yo TB died 2 wks ago We are building a Garden with arbor & bench in her memory

10/10/2007 4:39:40 PM

we just always keep them in our thoughts and hearts.

10/10/2007 4:20:03 PM

Pictures around the house, but I don't need them to remember. He's in my heart.

10/10/2007 3:51:14 PM

Lots of Tears--Kept his tail, shoe

10/10/2007 3:47:53 PM

have a key chain made of mane hair or a ceramic bowl inlaid with tail hair.

10/10/2007 3:02:14 PM

Display their leather halter with their nameplate

10/10/2007 2:55:11 PM

One eye jack was a rescue.I loved him very much.I found him dead on new years day 2001.I miss him!!

10/10/2007 2:18:03 PM

we have a little cemetary on the property

10/10/2007 1:48:42 PM

I have had my horses cremated and spread their ashes and put some inthe tree I plant.

10/10/2007 1:43:17 PM

with a headstone

10/10/2007 1:33:26 PM

Remember them on their "anniversary".

10/10/2007 12:58:45 PM

I keep her pictures around and think about her everyday. I make sure to tell others I meet about he

10/10/2007 12:46:39 PM

Take pictures and videos, spend quality time... make memories while you can!

10/10/2007 12:43:06 PM

I hang her halter w/nameplate in my mudroom.

10/10/2007 12:36:22 PM

I sponsor a class in which my horse has won or create an award that best exemplifies his character

10/10/2007 12:19:16 PM

I plan on taking her mane and tail and having it put on a rocking horse. I also plan on having a sma

10/10/2007 12:18:05 PM

I frame thier picture and have one of their brushes and ropes set-up for them on a shelf

10/10/2007 12:02:34 PM

Fancy Boots died giving birth. She is the dam of War Boots now racing in PA under Tommy Paver.

10/10/2007 11:40:02 AM

keep a lock of hair

10/10/2007 11:18:35 AM

when i lost my horse in Katrina I registered him at Rainbows bridge,a grief website

10/10/2007 11:09:29 AM

The holes they have left in my heart are readily available.

10/10/2007 11:08:39 AM

I have a charm or pendant engraved with the horses name date of birth and death

10/10/2007 11:00:49 AM

Pict. drawn, retired tack hung next to pict. tail braided, hung with rest.

10/10/2007 10:48:00 AM

We had a pencil drawing done by an artist and framed and hung in our living room.

10/10/2007 10:42:56 AM

I make a donation to my local Humane Society in memoery of my animal.

10/10/2007 10:37:14 AM

Thankfully I haven't had to face this yet.

10/10/2007 10:34:39 AM

Photos and dreams are all I have off my beloved horses and pets too. It feels good view pictures.

10/10/2007 10:31:56 AM

I've not lost one of my horses yet but I have lost a couple of my old dogs before

10/10/2007 10:28:22 AM

We take the tail hairs and have them made into a fly wisk made with a nice wooden handle with a cap

10/10/2007 10:27:34 AM

My APHA Champion died at age 34 she was buried in front yr with butterfly bushes on her grave was m

10/10/2007 10:25:17 AM


10/10/2007 10:23:31 AM

Pictures on the wall or on computer, locks of hair.

10/10/2007 10:16:49 AM

I cut his tail and will have a full time bracelet on my wrist. He was my best friend & I miss him

10/10/2007 10:16:06 AM

I have done all at some point.

10/10/2007 10:13:23 AM

I have a tattoo of a horse head on my chest.

10/10/2007 10:09:01 AM

Spend a day in a place close to our hearts reliving our adventures.

10/10/2007 10:04:55 AM

In my heart -- I will hear tehir hoofbeats in Heaven.

10/10/2007 9:43:54 AM

I lost a gelding to colic several years ago. I donated a book to the library in his memory.

10/10/2007 9:43:10 AM

A box with her halter,bit,bridle,piece of mane,forelock&tail,also a cloth with her sweat&my tears

10/10/2007 9:40:27 AM

tail braid,landscaping her gravesite& talking about her

10/10/2007 9:35:55 AM

I have photos of him next to my desk, and i think about him every day

10/10/2007 9:31:27 AM

Donate a trophy at a charity show.

10/10/2007 9:11:13 AM

I have him buried on the hill at my farm, when I ride by him, I think of him.

10/10/2007 8:53:34 AM

pictures everywhere

10/10/2007 8:48:22 AM

Trim some mane hair and make a bracelet or hair tassel for a bridle

10/10/2007 8:34:44 AM

I save mane and tail hair and braid the hair into a necklace or bracelet. Also woodburn boxes.

10/10/2007 8:31:15 AM

I have a beautiful rearing horse tattoo on my shoulder, I added his name, "Vegas" , to the tattoo.

10/10/2007 8:25:18 AM

My beautiful leopard appaloosa's hide is now hanging in my living room. Too pretty to let rot !

10/10/2007 8:23:17 AM

I made a key-ring using one of her navicular bones, it´s always in my bag or pocket

10/10/2007 8:19:31 AM

My husband had a gold pendant made of her that I always wear.

10/10/2007 8:18:27 AM

I cut off some of his tail hair and had it made into a tail extention which I keep!

10/10/2007 7:33:11 AM

I have a portrait done with lock of hair

10/10/2007 7:18:17 AM


10/10/2007 7:00:21 AM

I havent lost one yet but i am planing as i have a 34 year old horse

10/10/2007 5:15:20 AM

Compose a poem, frame it with pictures

10/10/2007 4:57:13 AM

portrait tatoo

10/10/2007 4:20:25 AM

keep a lock of their mane

10/10/2007 2:31:30 AM

I still dream about him, he lives in my heart. My heart went out to the people who knew John Henry.

10/10/2007 2:29:39 AM

joined Hoofbeatsinheaven,light a virtual candle,wrote a memorial,and get to talk with others like me

10/10/2007 1:17:54 AM

I keep my special memories in my china cabinet, old ribbons, pictures, shoes, leadropes & memories

10/10/2007 1:11:29 AM

keep nametag on a necklace

10/10/2007 1:01:56 AM

Pictures to remind me all that he taught me and top notch TLC for those still with me.

10/10/2007 1:00:25 AM

All of the above for my late/great Arabian stallion; also his bridle is mounted on LR wall.

10/10/2007 12:56:44 AM

I'm a quilt maker, so I will be making a memorial quilt for my late mare,whom I owned for 27 years

10/10/2007 12:46:33 AM

I make a slide show set to music and my hubby made a memorial stone.

10/10/2007 12:41:08 AM

hang his picture on the tacktoom wall with his stabledoor nameplate underneath

10/10/2007 12:34:41 AM

He lives in my HEART everyday.

10/10/2007 12:06:40 AM

I retire the halter or collar of the lost friend to a box with photos.

10/10/2007 12:04:36 AM

Donate to The brooke hospital www.thebrooke.org and help horses a lot less fortunate than yours

10/9/2007 11:59:24 PM

Thank Gawd, We have not lost a horse yet.... I am not looking forward to this day.

10/9/2007 11:36:01 PM

My email address

10/9/2007 11:28:11 PM

Perpetual trophy awarded in his name

10/9/2007 11:27:48 PM

horsehair blacelet made from the champions own hair.

10/9/2007 11:26:01 PM

I have photos everywhere he was 36 and we had 30 great years together

10/9/2007 11:23:43 PM

Local horse rescue gets memorial donation. (Not often, thank goodness! And at other times, too.)

10/9/2007 10:32:31 PM

Cut off a lock of their mane and keep it on the wall with their picture

10/9/2007 10:31:21 PM

picture,pictures and writing memories down

10/9/2007 10:30:42 PM

also enlarge my favorite photo

10/9/2007 10:29:15 PM

Made a plaque with her bridle, halter, stall name plate, and a picture. I love you Posey!

10/9/2007 10:21:53 PM

I kept the head of my favorite horse and preserved it. I fondly remember him evey time I walk by it.

10/9/2007 10:20:24 PM

As a child, I walked through my pasture to the bus stop. My horses often "saw me off" and greeted me

10/9/2007 10:20:12 PM

I made a memorial page on my web site.

10/9/2007 10:18:53 PM

Have piece of forelock braided and mounted along with a photograph in a shadowbox; portrait

10/9/2007 10:10:56 PM

Morris Animal Foundation

10/9/2007 10:08:33 PM

I have memories of his birth through his death ingrained in my heart.

10/9/2007 10:02:00 PM

We made a plaque to hang on his stall the read "Here stood, many will come,but none will compa

10/9/2007 9:51:31 PM

We wrote an obituary with her photo and printed it in the local newspaper

10/9/2007 9:51:12 PM

My Taz is buried next to my house with a fenced off area with plants around it.

10/9/2007 9:45:27 PM

Frame an 8 X 10 of a school horse and have the kids in the barn sign it (on the mounting). Display

10/9/2007 9:43:42 PM

Framed pictures -- we've lost many

10/9/2007 9:38:10 PM

commissioned portrait

10/9/2007 9:29:08 PM

Pick Out A Star In The Sky and Name That Star After Your Beloved Friend.

10/9/2007 9:26:00 PM

I have many trees that memoriaize departed horses that have been in my care.

10/9/2007 9:24:36 PM

Included photos on our wall with family pictures

10/9/2007 9:12:09 PM

Have photos as my screensaver.

10/9/2007 9:08:39 PM

ive never lost one yet

10/9/2007 9:03:10 PM

plaque w/shoes & photo

10/9/2007 8:58:05 PM

Write the horse's name in baling wire and hang it on the wall.

10/9/2007 8:54:52 PM

a lovely stone memorial with horses name and date

10/9/2007 8:52:27 PM

Look out where he is buried daily and remember him as he was.

10/9/2007 8:50:02 PM

have a bracelet made from his tail hair.

10/9/2007 8:49:33 PM

I take a piece of mane/tail hair and place it for future use in making a necklace or bracelet.

10/9/2007 8:48:41 PM

To never use horses for any sports, man is selfish when it comes to animals

10/9/2007 8:36:09 PM

I had a bracelet made from pieces of my horses tail. www.ponylocks.com. that way he is always with

10/9/2007 8:35:05 PM

Keep them in our hearts, memories and coversations.

10/9/2007 8:34:28 PM

I have had paintings done of my horses and pet that have pasted on to greener pastures

10/9/2007 8:19:53 PM

we lost a great old friend at 32 thos year we will make a momories book and a memory angel picture

10/9/2007 8:13:31 PM

He was abused, so we sponsor local equine rescue groups in his name RIP Bojangles

10/9/2007 8:11:03 PM

Keep a part of their mane or tail

10/9/2007 7:59:57 PM

You keep them in your heart

10/9/2007 7:52:04 PM

Also compiled all 8mm films of that horse 1964 - 1992.

10/9/2007 7:48:33 PM

I also cut hair from their mane, forelock & tail

10/9/2007 7:48:15 PM

I keep a journal on each horse while living and write a memorial essay after their death. I

10/9/2007 7:45:05 PM

when my 22 year old paint sooner passed in March we waited until spring to plant a tree in his honor

10/9/2007 7:45:02 PM

Frame a plague for home.

10/9/2007 7:44:22 PM

I also made a keychain from some of her tail hair. Also pictures...

10/9/2007 7:42:07 PM

I put them on the Hoofbeats in Heaven website.

10/9/2007 7:36:18 PM

braid a lock of their tail and place it in my house

10/9/2007 7:33:31 PM

I clip a lock of mane hair, braid or band +ribbonss, and hang it on the wall with their show ribbons

10/9/2007 7:30:04 PM

I planted a tree over the grave of our beloved gelding

10/9/2007 7:29:35 PM

My artist husband painting a picture for me and made me a piece of jewelry

10/9/2007 7:22:06 PM


10/9/2007 7:16:13 PM

I imortalize them by sending my horses hair to Hairlooms incorporated and haveing something made.

10/9/2007 7:14:47 PM

A donation was made to UC Davis in Teddy's name for DSLD

10/9/2007 7:13:47 PM

Scarpbook, trophy shelf with pictures and also a web site.

10/9/2007 7:13:16 PM

Daily thnx to God for being blessed with the experience of having them in my life & memories

10/9/2007 7:09:13 PM

I keep a piece of their forlock if it is a horse and picturesand I have a memorie thatlasts a life t

10/9/2007 7:09:12 PM

My husband bought a star with the National Star Registry and named it after my best friend.

10/9/2007 7:08:37 PM

we initiated an annual fundraiseing golf playday to raise funds for animal related charities

10/9/2007 7:01:16 PM

horse hair pottery

10/9/2007 6:55:45 PM

I wrote a book due out in the Spring entitled My Black Mare. Available through Amazon.com

10/9/2007 6:55:42 PM

An In Memoriam ad w/photo in Chronicle of the Horse

10/9/2007 6:34:00 PM

we cut a braided piece of mane and tail

10/9/2007 6:29:33 PM

A wooden heart engraved with name & picture put on a tree by our favorite riding path.

10/9/2007 6:27:06 PM


10/9/2007 6:22:48 PM

I normally make a donation to the Marion Dupont Scott Equine Medical Center (aka Morven Park).

10/9/2007 6:22:28 PM


10/9/2007 6:15:50 PM

I keep a small portion of mane

10/9/2007 6:15:47 PM

I write about my experiences with the horse.

10/9/2007 6:13:38 PM

Had vase made using hair from tail in design donated body to vet school for autospy she had heaves.

10/9/2007 6:13:28 PM

donate money to vet school who tried to help my horse when she was sick. They were wonderful.

10/9/2007 6:11:58 PM

Call the knacker, help get the body on the truck, and then get very, very drunk.

10/9/2007 6:11:41 PM

tie his tail and mane with ribbons, take the hair and send it to a potter to make into pottery bowl

10/9/2007 6:11:22 PM

a place to sit,remembering him..my Cowboy

10/9/2007 6:10:13 PM

My beloved Bucky is buried in the pasture where he romped as a foal. I remember him in my thoughts.

10/9/2007 6:08:55 PM

cremations and keep in a box labeled with a plaque

10/9/2007 6:03:50 PM

When my horse died. My friend made a beautiful quilt with pictures of my horse.

10/9/2007 5:56:36 PM

My favorite foxhunter was euthanatized last year at the age of 29. It was wrenching.

10/9/2007 5:55:06 PM

I have a picture of him on my frig so I see him everyday. I also go to his grave site to say hi.

10/9/2007 5:51:34 PM

I made a Memory Book of the past 22 yrs. Also having a bust made w/ his tail hair burned into it.

10/9/2007 5:46:59 PM

We have not lost one yet

10/9/2007 5:41:43 PM

i try to give to an appropriate charity

10/9/2007 5:41:38 PM

Kept a braid of hair from the mane

10/9/2007 5:36:23 PM

we have memorialized many in painted sculpture for clients

10/9/2007 5:35:29 PM


10/9/2007 5:35:10 PM

I run a large boarding operation & we feel it is important to remember those who gave us so much.

10/9/2007 5:34:18 PM


10/9/2007 5:33:35 PM

In the memories we made together, They live in my mind forever. Telling others story of the horses

10/9/2007 5:29:21 PM

He's so much a part of me that I don't "have" to remember him -- I carry his memories with me always

10/9/2007 5:21:50 PM

I generally write an eulogy to the horse remembering the good and the bad, but mostly the funny.

10/9/2007 5:17:36 PM

shadow box w/tail, championship ribbon, bit and pics ...my boy just passed 10/6/07

10/9/2007 5:15:58 PM

a braided lock of mane with a photo-our business is burying horses, we make one for the owners

10/9/2007 5:11:41 PM

kept her tail, she's buried at home, visit daily

10/9/2007 5:08:52 PM

ordered a bracelet made from his tail hairs.

10/9/2007 5:04:12 PM

I have the property to bury my horses and have markers on all.

10/9/2007 5:01:36 PM

He was 32 just like John Henry...I planted an apple orchard.

10/9/2007 4:54:25 PM

I used a stone & seedling to mark grave. Also selection of photos mounted on wall.

10/9/2007 4:46:48 PM

We plant colorful flowers over the grave (we can bury at home). They bloom each spring/summer.

10/9/2007 4:45:57 PM

as the wind gently touches my face, I remeber my gallops of my now gone best friend as a teen

10/9/2007 4:43:42 PM

A collage of pictures

10/9/2007 4:42:51 PM

shadow box with halter, lock of hair, picture, ribbons won, etc

10/9/2007 4:41:52 PM

have had paintings done

10/9/2007 4:40:49 PM

Keep halter and mane/tail hair.

10/9/2007 4:37:31 PM

I had a painting done of my mare.

10/9/2007 4:33:28 PM

The beloved Standardbred gelding is now our computer moniters wallpaper

10/9/2007 4:28:31 PM

Our sweet friend, Lang Carel Piaffe, has a Memorial Trophy for the Best Dressage Horse.

10/9/2007 4:28:29 PM

Have his picture mounted over his stall.

10/9/2007 4:27:25 PM

plant a beautiful garden

10/9/2007 4:27:14 PM

I have had to put down two of my horses. I took a bit of hair from their tails and had them braided

10/9/2007 4:26:42 PM

Pictures on the wall not in a book

10/9/2007 4:25:29 PM

Have some or all of the horse hair braided into jewelry.

10/9/2007 4:18:48 PM

framed a horse shoe, pictures, pieces of mane and tail - enclosed in barnwood frame

10/9/2007 4:12:39 PM

We put a cross with our horses name on the gravesite in our horse pasture.

10/9/2007 4:11:26 PM

farm named after mare of 34 years - send $ to cover expenses of mare that resembles her at rescue

10/9/2007 4:10:53 PM

I keep framed pictures.

10/9/2007 4:10:36 PM

web site tribute

10/9/2007 4:07:20 PM

we took a lock of mane and had it braided as a keepsake

10/9/2007 4:06:42 PM

I braided a section of his tail and cut it out and saved his halter

10/9/2007 4:05:40 PM

I like painting a rock, something I can take with me if I move.

10/9/2007 4:04:48 PM

I hung his halter on the tree under which he is buried. It was his favorite corner of the pasture.

10/9/2007 4:04:45 PM

used tail hair to make a bracelet.

10/9/2007 4:03:24 PM

I have Pegasus's tail hair, I'll eventually have it made into a bracelet.

10/9/2007 4:02:16 PM

Keep framed photos out

10/9/2007 4:00:57 PM

had a mane hair mecate made with some of his hair

10/9/2007 4:00:38 PM


10/9/2007 3:56:33 PM

Sponsor Championship horse show class in the horse's memory

10/9/2007 3:55:37 PM

I remember her every day.

10/9/2007 3:55:07 PM

Prepare a portrait or photo montage. I also have an oil painting of one of my horses.

10/9/2007 3:55:01 PM

Have a bracelet made of their tail hair.

10/9/2007 3:54:29 PM

Talk about Henry - never forget him.

10/9/2007 3:49:05 PM

I keep a braid of my beloved horses to remember them.

10/9/2007 3:45:34 PM

I always keep a horseshoe and some mane and/or tail hair.

10/9/2007 3:43:49 PM

Take some tail hair, braid it and frame it along with a special picture of that particular horse doi

10/9/2007 3:40:58 PM

The horses fore locks and a picture

10/9/2007 3:38:56 PM

oil painting

10/9/2007 3:38:54 PM

Have custom horsehair jewelry created

10/9/2007 3:36:20 PM

And I have never removed his name plate from his stall.

10/9/2007 3:34:57 PM

Rockabilly was a beautiful, 17 hand, white

10/9/2007 3:32:16 PM

Keep them forever in your heart

10/9/2007 3:32:00 PM

For one old friend we planted Blue, Red & Yellow tulips to represent all the ribbons won at shows.

10/9/2007 3:31:17 PM

Painted memorial portraits

10/9/2007 3:30:48 PM

MAke a shofly out of someof the hair so they can be with me going forward.

10/9/2007 3:30:36 PM

Wore a brass bracelet with his name for 1 yr

10/9/2007 3:30:27 PM

I keep there baby molars and a lock of there hair with a favorit picture

10/9/2007 3:24:19 PM


10/9/2007 3:22:13 PM

I have a stone engraved with their name and dates w/hoof print

10/9/2007 3:19:33 PM

picture with tail hair

10/9/2007 3:19:28 PM

I just lsot a horse that I had for 13 years. Im planting an apple tree & a small flower garden over

10/9/2007 3:19:11 PM

I had a leather bracelet made with my beloved horse's name engraved on and I wear it all the time.

10/9/2007 3:18:26 PM

have them cremated and then plant a tree over their ashes

10/9/2007 3:14:46 PM

Cremate him and keep the ashes

10/9/2007 3:14:06 PM

Lassie was my best friend in my teens years and helped me to survive illness and my parent's divorce

10/9/2007 3:12:56 PM

Memorial Marker & scrapbook & photos

10/9/2007 3:07:46 PM

Burn a candle annually to mark their date of passing

10/9/2007 3:07:01 PM

Purchased a brick at the Saddlebred Hall of Fame with her name on it

10/9/2007 3:05:14 PM


10/9/2007 3:01:09 PM

helped to found a horse resuce to save other great horses

10/9/2007 3:00:40 PM

The Morris Animal Foundation is my favorite

10/9/2007 2:58:34 PM

Kept some of his mane & tail, had a long trail ride in his honor.

10/9/2007 2:58:00 PM

Plant bulbs where each is laid to rest; with Spring, there's a great reminder of each horse.

10/9/2007 2:57:12 PM

a museum with the awards/ribbons/trophy saddles they won over the years and photos

10/9/2007 2:44:16 PM


10/9/2007 2:43:28 PM

Memorial tribute on Hoofbeats in Heaven website

10/9/2007 2:42:08 PM

I talk about him with anyone that will listen!

10/9/2007 2:41:06 PM

Silver maples

10/9/2007 2:40:01 PM

they are always on my mind what wonderful memories i have

10/9/2007 2:39:13 PM

Take a long solitary walk in the woods remembering.

10/9/2007 2:37:39 PM


10/9/2007 2:37:38 PM

After 26 years together, I'm having a bracelet braided from my sweet mare's mane.

10/9/2007 2:37:05 PM

custom portrait and I also wear a pewter angel horse necklace every day in his honor

10/9/2007 2:36:40 PM

I keep their braided tails and plant flowers.

10/9/2007 2:36:14 PM

My Quarter horse mare that I purchased at 4 months old went to horse heaven after 28 great years. S

10/9/2007 2:35:39 PM

As Mrs. Jackson said "Grief is the price of LOVE"

10/9/2007 2:31:02 PM

Buried at a pet cemetery with headstone.

10/9/2007 2:29:00 PM

light up angel resin/bench/tree area set up

10/9/2007 10:37:25 AM