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May 29, 2007


The Horses Prayer;
 
To Thee Master I offer my prayer; feed me, water and care for me, and when the day's work is done, provide me with shelter, a clean dry bed, and a stall wide enough for me to lie down in comfort.
 
Always be kind to me. Talk to me, for your voice often means as much to me as the reins. Pet me sometimes, that I may serve you more gladly and learn to love you. Do not jerk the reins, and do not whip me when going uphill. Never strike, beat or kick me when I do not understand what you want, but give me a chance to understand you. Watch me; and if I fail to do your bidding, see if something is wrong with my harness or feet.
 
I cannot tell you when I am thirsty so give me clean, cool water often. I cannot tell you in words when I am sick, so watch me, that by signs you may know my condition. Give me all possible shelter from the hot sun, and put a blanket on me, not when I am working, but when standing in the cold.
 
Never put a frosty bit in my mouth; first warm it by holding a moment in your hands.
 
I try to carry you and your burdens without a murmur, and wait patiently for you long hours of the day or night. Without the power to choose my shoes or path, I sometimes fall on the hard pavements which I have often prayed might be of such a nature as to give me a safe and sure footing. Remember that I must be ready at any moment to lose my life in your service.
 
And finally, O Master, when my useul strength is gone, do not turn me out to starve or freeze, or sell me to some cruel owner to be slowly tortured or starved to death; but do thou, my Master, take my life in the kindest way. And your God will reward you here and hereafter. You will not consider me irreverent if I ask this in the name of Him who was born in a stable.  Amen
                                                                                              Anonymous


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Just found this prayer and I thought I should share it.
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Paul Richard Tan (29)
Sunday November 8, 2009, 10:56 am
It is wonderful Horses' Prayer that should be photocopied or copied and reprinted by every Horse Owner, framed and plastic laminated; then posted prominently in their stables for everyone to read and memorize by heart.

Paul Richard Tan (29)
Sunday November 8, 2009, 11:01 am
It is a wonderful Horses' Prayer and not - it is wonderful Horses' Prayer.... I stand corrected. Typographical error, sorry.

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