They knew that they had no other option than to take the horse to the vet. She could feel that her daughter was concerned and gave her a tight hug. The drive was far, and it would be expensive, but after seeing their daughter they knew it was the only thing that they could do. After a few minutes, the vet stepped out of his office. A look of concern spread all over his face, and her heart dropped into her stomach. She asked what was wrong, and what he said next sent shivers down her spine.
For as long as Madeline could remember, she had loved animals. She spent her childhood exploring her parents farm in North Carolina and riding ponies. Those were the best years of her life.
When she learned that she was pregnant, she knew she wanted her daughter to have the same experiences she did. She sold her house in the city and purchased a beautiful home in the countryside. She packed her things, excited for the next phase in her life; however, she had no idea what awaited her.