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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep. 8, 2006

    Default Yet another Craigslist fail.

    Weanling Pony filly - $125 (wny)
    Date: 2011-07-23, 4:30PM EDT

    Dark sorrell, possibly bay, hard to tell until she is all shed out. Top pony hunter bloodlines. Fancy mover. 716-270-3693
    So many things wrong with this.
    1. $125? Really? If it's only worth $125, it should never have been born in the first place.
    2. Can't spell sorrel or tell the difference between chestnut and bay? Seriously?
    3. Top pony hunter bloodlines. How do you know what top bloodlines are if you can't even identify the color? Which, by the way, would be chestnut rather than sorrel as it's regular old English hunters rather than AQHA HUS. Also, if you're advertising top bloodlines, don't you think you should perhaps tell people what those fabulous bloodlines are?
    4. Fancy mover and the only picture provided is of a pathetic looking filly with a thick neck and straight shoulder.

    Poor thing needs an upgrade.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan. 3, 2010
    Columbia, SC


    fancy -- "imagination or fantasy, especially as exercised in a capricious manner."

    Hey, maybe she is a 'fancy' mover :P

  3. #3


    Aww, she's cute. And I think $125 is about right!

    I am saying bay.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul. 2, 2003
    Woodland, Ca


    It's brown. Not sorrel or bay. And you can't really judge the neck based on that picture. Could be a nice pony baby.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct. 8, 2010


    Was curious if they had any website or farm name or whatever since they claim this pony comes from 'top bloodline'... so from the phone number found this:

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb. 6, 2003


    Ahhh, Bonnie. A walking mess.
    She was part of this fiasco thread:
    You jump in the saddle,
    Hold onto the bridle!
    Jump in the line!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Sep. 2, 2005
    Upstate NY


    COTH detectives at work again. You guys are amazing.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Apr. 19, 2011
    Madison, GA


    I will just add that I can understand having a hard time distinguishing a dark liver chestnut from a bay, if the thing has socks. The only difference between a really dark liver chestnut and a bay is black legs and a black mane and tail on the bay. A really dark liver chestnut's mane can appear to be almost black, especially in the summer when bays' manes and tails can get sunbleached.

    ETA: I learned this from experience when I swore this horse was a bay. White legs, white mane, the tail was the only sign that I was wrong, but it's a dark tail, just not black.
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