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£649
raised of £1,500 target by 32 supporters

    Weʼve raised £649 to Cover some of Willows vet bills after being struck by a car after being spooked by fireworks...

    Lincoln, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 18th November 2017

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    Story

    Hello.

    As you may have seen on Facebook (HERE) or on in the local papers (HERE).

    Rachels best friend Willow was in her field on the 29th of October when without warning a firework was let off near her field and landed in the field. This scared her beyond belief and she bolted over multiple fences in the paddock.

    After getting away she found herself scared on the road and was unfortunately struck by a car. Fortunately the driver is thankfully okay! Willow sustained major injuries to her legs and back which are currently being treated by the amazing team at Oakham Veterinary Hospital. She is hopefully going to make a full recovery with their help. Unfortunately this will mean Rachel incurs massive costs to make sure Willow is fighting fit in the future. The recovery will be many long months!

    Please see below for the injuries incurred (warning graphic)

    While Willow will get the best care possible, I've set up this page to help take the strain off Rachel after this stressful time.

    If you cannot donate, don't worry. Please share and spread the message that Rachel is very strongly pushing and sign the petition below.

    The petition Rachel believes in is to stop anybody getting fireworks to make it safe for animals.

    https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/201947

    Sorry Rachel, I know you didn't want to quite go down this route but I think it's unfair that you always take the grunt of the costs from other peoples mishaps!

    Thanks guys and gals!

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    • Ben Fisher3 years ago
      Ben Fisher

      Ben Fisher

      3 years ago

      Rachel and I went to see Willow today! She's much more in herself than she was last week. Her leg is swollen and she's a bit sore! The wound is breaking down due to lack of blood supply, this was expected! Long road ahead.

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    3 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 11/16/2017 17.30

    Supporters

    32

    • Bex Phillips

      Bex Phillips

      Nov 16, 2017

      When I heard about poor Willow I felt so sorry for her and sickened at what caused her accident. I hope she makes a speedy recovery. Donation is from my family xxx

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 13, 2017

      £10.00

    • Susan Harris

      Susan Harris

      Nov 11, 2017

      Get well, Willow !

      £10.00

    • Anthony O'Sullivan

      Anthony O'Sullivan

      Nov 11, 2017

      £250.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 9, 2017

      I was horrified when I heard about this and signed the petition to get Fireworks banned. I pray Willow makes a full recovery! Take care

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 6, 2017

      I hope Willow recovers and Rachel can enjoy riding again. The ones who let the fireworks off that horrible night have no self respect for anybody or livestock.Wishing you all the very best x

      £10.00

    • sonia robertson

      sonia robertson

      Nov 6, 2017

      sorry its not a lot, but hope you get the amount needed for your lovely horse

      £2.50

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    Ben Fisher

    Ben Fisher

    Lincoln, United Kingdom

    I am Rachels partner. She is an event rider and has multiple horses who are her life, her best friends and her passion.

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