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Blind student saves for three years to buy a guide HORSE because her strict Muslim parents
Daily Mail ^ | 11/15/10 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 11/15/2010 12:30:57 PM PST by Nachum

As a blind Muslim woman, Mona Ramouni has had to make do without a guide dog her whole life.

The 28-year-old's strictly religious parents would not allow a dog in the house, considering the animal unclean.

But then Miss Ramouni stumbled across a website article about miniature guide horses in April 2008.

'It was something that I never thought about for myself,' she said.

The psychology student used three years of savings from her job at a Braille proofreading company to pay for a horse to be trained to act as her guide.

Since welcoming three-year-old guide horse Cali into her Dearborn, Michigan, home last year, Miss Ramouni has seen her life turned around.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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"Blind student saves for three years to buy a guide HORSE because her strict Muslim parents consider dogs unclean"
1 posted on 11/15/2010 12:31:03 PM PST by Nachum
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Yay for her, but as she’ll discover, she won’t bring the horse onto airplanes or into stores or restaurants the same way she would a dog. Dogs can be trained to poop where and when their opwner wants, horses...not so much.


2 posted on 11/15/2010 12:33:33 PM PST by apoxonu
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To: Nachum

Good luck getting horsie into a restaurant.


3 posted on 11/15/2010 12:33:46 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage

Such a practical solution. Ay carumba.


4 posted on 11/15/2010 12:35:31 PM PST by cld51860
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To: apoxonu

In one of the pictures at the site, it kind of looks like the horse is wearing a device to catch excrement. Sort of a reverse feed bag.


5 posted on 11/15/2010 12:36:21 PM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Puppage
Good luck getting horsie into a restaurant.

Depending on the restaurant, horsie's relatives may already be there.

Badump-ssshhh.

Thank you. I'll be here all the week. Please try the veal and don't forget to tip your waitress.

6 posted on 11/15/2010 12:36:59 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject.)
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To: Nachum

How about a guide goat or a guide pig?


7 posted on 11/15/2010 12:37:41 PM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
Please try the veal...

You HOPE it's veal.

8 posted on 11/15/2010 12:38:26 PM PST by nina0113
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To: Nachum

Great.

She will probably celebrate by bringing that thing into the first McDonald’s she runs across and that thing is going to drop the biggest manure pile some children will ever see right there in the queue line.

Ever seen a blind girl clean up a big pile of horse squeeze?

Me neither....


9 posted on 11/15/2010 12:38:51 PM PST by Noamie
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To: fishtank

keep dad away from cute lil horsy


10 posted on 11/15/2010 12:39:11 PM PST by bicyclerepair (CD-20, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
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To: Nachum
And the first time she walks into a bar you know what she'll hear ...
"Hey, why the long face?"

11 posted on 11/15/2010 12:39:28 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
Depending on the restaurant, horsie's relatives may already be there.

Dittos for the guide dog.


12 posted on 11/15/2010 12:40:15 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Dems' response to 11/2: Do not go gentle into that new day,Rage,rage against the coming of the dawn!)
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To: Nachum

I love horses and I’m glad she has this one, but what a bunch of typical psycho-Islamic stupidness. Trust me on this, dogs are a lot cleaner and easier to take care of than a horse, even a mini.

Beautiful girl. Too bad she’s trapped in such an insane situation.


13 posted on 11/15/2010 12:40:26 PM PST by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: nina0113
You HOPE it's veal.

I just knew someone would catch that.

14 posted on 11/15/2010 12:40:44 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

LOL


15 posted on 11/15/2010 12:41:06 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Nachum

I’d rather have a horse than a dog any day, but it’s undeniable that there will be more problems (if only because fewer people have guide horses) and truly bizarre that her parents wouldn’t be more rational about this. Except, of course, that Islam extinguishes all rational thought.


16 posted on 11/15/2010 12:42:01 PM PST by livius
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To: knittnmom

I noticed that, but doubt store and restaurant owners, airlines and other places of business will allow a horse, with or without a bag o’ s**t hanging behind them. I dunno, but somehow I think sanitation laws will take precedence.

A seeing eye pot-bellied pig would have been a better choice. Oh, wait a minute...


17 posted on 11/15/2010 12:42:35 PM PST by apoxonu
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To: fishtank

Guide goat? Why not? Daddy is a strict muzzie. Daddy wants to have some fun also.


18 posted on 11/15/2010 12:42:55 PM PST by rickb308 (Nothing good ever came from someone yelling Allah Snackbar)
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To: Nachum

OMG!

I wasn’t even thinking at first:

WHY is she allowed outside without a male, family escort in the first place??

Only infidel women would need something like this...


19 posted on 11/15/2010 12:43:50 PM PST by Noamie
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To: apoxonu

Actually, horses can be housebroken and can be trained to let you know when they need to go out. The approach is a little different than training dogs, though.


20 posted on 11/15/2010 12:44:20 PM PST by coydog (Time to feed the pigs!)
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