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Horse Cremation: Sending Your Pet Away with a Respectful Goodbye

The Last Ride AZ Provides Respectful Horse Cremation

The loss of your horse can be a very emotional and traumatic experience. To help you through the grieving process while also paying the proper respects to your beloved horse, you may wish to explore your horse cremation options.Generally speaking, you will have two options when having your horse cremated. One option is to have your horse’s remains cremated privately, which means your horse will be individually cremated so you may receive the ashes and place them in an urn. Another option is to have your horse cremated in a communal cremation.

With this option, your horse is cremated along with other animals and spread in a respectful manner along with the other pets. Obviously, this option does not provide you with the opportunity to retain your horse’s ashes, but it still offers a great way to give your horse a respectful ending.

If you have decided that horse cremation is the right option for you and your pet, contact The Last Ride to assist with the removal and transport of your horse. We will treat your pet in a respectful manner throughout the entire process as we ensure it is properly delivered to the facility of your choosing.

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Exploring Options After Deciding on a Horse Cremation

Deciding between a horse cremation or a burial is a personal decision, but it is a good idea to explore all of your options before you decide which is best for you. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that there are actually quite a few options that you can explore when you choose to cremate your horse. Here are just a few of the options to consider:

  • Purchase a decorative box for the ashes that can be placed somewhere in your home, barn or other meaningful location.
  • Place the ashes in a keepsake item created specifically to hold a small amount of ashes, such as a pendant for a bracelet or necklace.
  • Transform the ashes into a crystal that can be put into a pendant or a ring. The final color of the crystal will depend upon the elements contained in the ashes when making the crystal.
  • Change the ashes to a diamond that can be put into a pendant or ring. Since bodies are made of carbon, the ashes can actually be used to create a diamond. This is a very expensive option, however, with a .25 carat typically costing a few thousand dollars. Color choices typically include blue, green, red, white and yellow.

Whether you decide to go with a horse cremation or burial, The Last Ride will remove and transport your horse in a respectful manner to ensure your wishes are carried out. Contact us to learn more about how we can help.