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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug. 20, 2007
    West Virginia

    Default Finding a past horse

    I wasn't sure if I should post this in missing horses since he wasn't stolen but if this needs to be moved I understand.

    I know this is a wasted post but I feel defeated in trying to find my old guy. I blame myself for it 100% that he's gone now. I am looking for a buckskin Quarter Horse gelding who is probably around the Kentucky/West Virginia/Ohio area. Two years ago I gave him to the barn owner where I was boarding and was told he was sold at an auction in Kentucky (we are right near the border).

    He is approximately 16 hands and a buttermilk buckskin without any markings. His name is Dandy and he was foaled in 1996. I owned him from 1998 until 2008 when due to a family tragedy (my father was murdered). I panicked and just had so much grief, anger, hurt feelings. Everything running through me and he was being leased and then I found out some more bad news about my father and my gelding's lease came to an end and I gave him up (trying to sum it up). I feel so guilty and would love to find him.

    I am chicken and will not contact the barn owner but I doubt she would be helpful anyways, especially after all of this time. I know this is a large board so I just wanted to check here :-). Please, if you are going to flame me please do not. I hate to put that out there. I feel so horrible already. Thank you for reading.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan. 26, 2001


    Oh my goodness. You have had a rough time. I hope you find your guy.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan. 22, 2010

    Thumbs up Try a post on

    There is a website called where you can sign up and post a description and picture of your guy. This is a great website. I was contacted about a horse we had bred almost 20 years ago because someone saw my post about our horses -- sold at forced auction to settle estate when my husband died unexpectedly in 1989.

    I was able to find several of our old horses still living in loving forever homes-- AND was reunited with one when the curernt owners decided to close their riding therapy program.

    Try It worked for me and might help you.
    Good Luck! I hope you find your guy.
    Laissez les bons temps rouler!
    Elysian Fields Farm--
    --An equine refuge

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb. 3, 2010


    Many hugs to you. I am so very sorry for the loss of your Dad in such a violent way. Please try to find peace as you were dealing with more than most people could.
    I hope you find your precious boy and someone will be able to help in some way.

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