Give the cowboy a break...
May 08, 2014 | 1524 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
I was going to deliver my check for the renewal of my subscription in person when I was in town for the April Action Car Show. However, there were two items in recent editions of The Times-Independent that derailed me and I decided not to come to Moab for the car show after all.

One was the news of the 77-year-old cowboy being booted out of town with hoof-weary horses. In the same edition of The Times-Independent was a column thanking the local veterinarian and trash hauler for giving her sick horse a caring end to his journey.

Open land, pastures, horses and cows surround Moab. I cannot believe no one would offer this gentleman and his horses a place of respite under the night sky for the night.

—Cheryl Witt

Arvada, Colorado

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