With a heavy heart I write this blog in memory of Beautiful Zoe! While I was visiting our grandchildren up in the PNW, I received the dreaded but anticipated phone call from Zoe's mom that Zoe's test results from the day before showed that her cancer had spread from her guttural pouches and throat to her lungs. Her surgery and treatment in November that ended with phenomena had failed. Zoe's mom had made the difficult decision of what to do "if" the test results were bad before Zoe went in for the tests. Her choice was hard to make, Zoe is her life... but her mom could not let her suffer anymore and would not be bringing her home. Zoe and her mom fought so hard to cure Zoe of the poisoness cells invading her body. I was so proud of their bravery! I wished that I could have been in the PNW to help and support them with all the care Zoe needed when she came home from the hospital. But they were so lucky to have several "Cowgirls" step up to taking turns with the long list of daily tasks to be done for Zoe.
Zoe gave my family and friends so many safe wonderful hours in the saddle... always with her big heart. We will all miss Zoe and will forever hear her hoof beats in our hearts!
Jesse and his beloved Zoe ready to ride in the 2008, 4 th of July Rodeo Parade.
The Desert Rose!