Leave those lovely ladies alone

Rest and Recuperate Equine Care Society doesn't deserve the abuse

Oh dear, why do we have to be so cruel? To degrade such lovely kind souls as Sandra Billy and her daughter Bobi Pebernat (The News, June 17) what a shame.

I live in an older house, maybe half the age of the one they were in, but as I write, I am not renovating, I am having repairs done. 

If I were to rent this house, is it not my responsibility as an owner to be responsible for any repairs done? I have seen this property and it is worth a fortune without the house. I also believe that as an owner, I do have the right, with proper notification, to inspect the house every two months, if I so desire.

Timber houses do deteriorate, even castles need repair. I am the poor relation of a family of Masons — ask me anytime.

Don’t get me started on the horses. I have seen them in the fields, they no longer have fear and despair in their eyes, they have softness and contentment. 

And when they sprout wings and go to a better place, they will look down and remember those two lovely ladies. Amen.

B. Ethell

Qualicum Woods


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