Diego the pony is so ugly he was nearly euthanized. But six-year-old Maddison Biddlecombe “fell in love” with the hideous foal and is fighting to rescue him from the glue factory. Meet The Beautiful Baby and the Equine Beast writes the Daily Mail
Diego has Wry Nose Syndrome, a terrible disease that gives “bent nose and undershot jaw” to the foals it inflicts. Normally, when a pony is this ugly, you kill it, because Wry Nose ugliness correlates with an inability to chew grass. But six-year-old Maddison Biddlecombe—the beautiful, blushing baby of Diego’s owners—fell in love with the monstrosity:
Best friend: Maddison Biddlecombe didn’t want Diego to be put down just because he has a disfigured face
Diego is my best friend and I don’t care what he looks like, to me his face makes him special. He’s so lovely. We have a lot of fun playing games and he likes to chase me around the field. I love him lots and he gives me kisses and cuddles. People shouldn’t say he should be put down because of what he looks like, it doesn’t matter to me.