Goodbye Pretty Kira

December 8, 2012

Sharing some photos in honor of the pretty mare Kira from Sand Wash Basin HMA (Colorado) who took the journey over Rainbow Bridge yesterday. Freedom is yours forever now girl.

Kira with her filly Destiny.





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19 Responses to “Goodbye Pretty Kira”

  1. Arlene Says:

    A smile with tears , not because she is Gone , But because she was !!! RIP Pretty Kira !!!! I have to ask was her death BLM related?????

  2. Leslie Says:

    beautiful girl

  3. pnickoles Says:

    Hi Arlene – no, I was told it looked like she just collapsed. She was an older mare. Aged at appx 18 years old.

  4. gerrikier Says:

    Thank you for the update Pam and I am SO greatful to hear it was a natural cycle of life and not ‘man’ inflicted. She was a beautiful site to see. Thank you for the beautiful images.

  5. Sue Says:

    such a beautiful girl….RIP Kira……<3

  6. pnickoles Says:

    Hello Gerri – yes, she was a pretty girl and she had pretty babies. So grateful she lived and died free.

  7. Arlene Says:

    Thank You Pam, I was hoping it was Natural causes, she was such a magnificent beauty !!!! How Lucky we all were to have you to show her to us !!!!!!

  8. A favorite of mine. Glad it was natural and hope she did not suffer.

  9. Leilani Says:

    RIP Kira.

  10. Such a beautiful lady. Godspeed, Kira…

  11. Maggie Frazier Says:

    This is sad – but she was allowed to live & die free unlike so many of the horses.
    Thanks Pam

  12. Karen McLain Says:

    Thank you for posting this wonderful tribute to Kira. I am grateful I had a chance to see her this past summer. R.I.P.

  13. dena sims Says:

    Thank you for sharing this wonderful tribute to beautiful KIRA!! RIP ❤

  14. Nancy Roberts Says:

    Thanks for the lovely tribute Pam!

  15. Lyn McCormicK Says:

    She picked a good day, beautiful and sunny – before the storm. They should all be so lucky to live and die out on their beloved range.

  16. Betsy Says:

    Thank you for your beautiful photos and honoring this lovely lady.

  17. Judith Hamilton Says:

    Beautiful Kira, You my love shall never be forgotten. So beautiful, Colors of snow and golden crowns. Oh how loved you were. You shall be missed along with so many others. RIP my dear one and over the rainbow bridge you go. We will see you again Kira. You have blessed us with your long life of freedom. We will continue your fight my love. What a pretty girl you were. Thank you for giving us your beauty. What a treasure you are. Thank you Pam for the lovely photos of her. She is stunning. Missing you already sweet one.

  18. ginger Says:

    Lovely pictures of this beautiful mare who was privileged to live her life in freedom. I assume she will continue through her lovely offspring? We have to keep the helicopters out of Sand Wash next year!!!

  19. Beautiful photos of Kira, Destiny, Stomper (Destiny’s older brother) and Viggo (The Bay bandstallion she was with). Thankyou for the wonderful tribute. We will miss this mare very much.

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