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  1. #1
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    Default Is this tack store legit?

    Anyone heard of this place: http://www.equinemania-tackstore.com/
    Prices seem very good...maybe too good?



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    Sounds WAY too good...$4,800 for new warmblood aluminum trailer, cheap Hermes etc. No phone number, no address, just an email form to fill out.

    I wouldn't trust them.
    "Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc"



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    No. It is not legit.

    If you look at the saddles, all the pics are copied from other sites, and a lot of them have those sites' watermarks on them (among other issues, like if you go to the shopping cart they will have helpfully put stuff in it for you already, plus it is not a secure site, and a million other little things).

    The site name has changed a couple times because they keep getting taken down, but this started as "webtack store" - search on h/j for more of the details. A couple people posted here that they lost over $1000 to these sites (which honestly I'm amazed by - I know it sounds sort of mean, but to me it's pretty blatantly obvious that the site is bs... I mean seriously, if half the pictures say "fineusedsaddles.com" on them...) I managed to get two other reincarnations of the site shut down, maybe I need to flex my fingers and do it again...


    also eta - reg'd to the lady in CT but using an email address for someone in London, which pops up on a malware domain list. So I'd be doubly careful about even going to the site just to check it out.
    Last edited by caffeinated; Oct. 15, 2009 at 12:13 PM.
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    So, this is sort of sad... the woman whose name they use to register the site is also someone who got taken for nearly two grand. talk about adding insult to injury...
    "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

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    the big giveaway...look at the contact us info...no phone number



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