I was 15 years old we owned 35
acres of wooded land in Ohio. We had a cabin out there, where we stayed
all summer. One bright and sunny August morning we were awakened by the
a horse that was neighing loudly and frightfully outside the cabin. My
Dad and I ran out of the cabin, and up on the dirt lane we saw this
beautiful white stallion. He was rearing up on his hind legs and
letting out the most frightening cries that I have ever experienced
from a horse. My dad went towards the horse and tried to calm it, but
it continued to rear up and cry out. As my dod got closer to the white
horse, it suddenly reared up one more time and then turned and ran
furiously down the road in the opposite direction.
My dad said, "Where
did it go?" I looked down the road and it was not there anymore, Then I
heard my dad say in a low voice " It just disappeared"......
horse vanished without a trace,
and we never saw it again. Now that was odd in itself, since our
property was fenced in and we owned no horses. It was gone in a flash,
and suddenly we did not hear a sound from it, when moments before it
was crying out so loudly that it sent shivers down my spine. Where
could it have gone?
And the mystery deepens.
That white horse was at the exact spot where one year later,
my dad died from an accident, The following August he and my uncle were
trying to improve the dusty lane, working on tractors. My dad was
pushing gravel down the slope right in the same spot where the white
horse appeared a year earlier. He lost control of the tractor and it
capsized, critically injuring him. He died in the hospital that night.
The white horse.......was it a sign? A white horse is interpreted often
in Biblical theology as a divine sign of peace. Since the horse was
extreamly agitated, this must mean the opposite of peace. Something
traumatic would happen. The horse was in the exact
spot of my dad's accicent which occured one year later.
This horse came out of nowhere, and then disappeared. If if was
a real horse, we would have heard it galloping down the road for at
least a minute as it ran away Instead , I remember that I heard
galloping for only a few seconds after it turned and ran away; then an
So I would conclude from this
experience that this was a ghost horse. It galloped off into
the early morning sunshine and vanished into eternity.
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