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    Default CL Stallion with a "tilted head"???

    http://burlington.craigslist.org/grd/3410412789.html

    Ad reads:
    young stud for sale. is a crimped orchid or has one testicle bought him with a friend she dumped him on me and I don't need a stallion. nice.enough horse has been green broke at one time don't know too much about him. also has a tilted head. call me 9083281202 Mollie

    First, WTH is a crimped orchid? And, WTH is a tilted head???
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    I'm afraid the question is more *WHERE*TH does he have this tilted head????? LMAO
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    ROTFLMAO. Crimped Orchid. Snort.

    CRYPTORCHID. Means he's not dropped. Sounds like he's actually a MONORCHID, which means one testicle has dropped and the other has not.

    I don't know what the tilted head is, though. Perhaps his teeth are so bad, he holds his head funny?


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    These ads make my head hurt. I feel like writing to the ad and letting her know that he doesn't have any crimped orchids unless he's been picking them from someone's flower garden...
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    Well "crimped orchid' should really be cryptorchid. It's when one or both testicles fail to descend. In reality he almost definitely have two testicles, but only one is descended. The procedure to geld would have to involve surgically removing the undescended testicle and is quite expensive. No clue what they mean by tilted head... More than likely it's some sort of physiological problem. Poor horse - presumably backyard bred by and now stuck with a bunch of idiots. In the second picture the poor thing looks like a freakin cow.



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    Crimped Orchid, What they mean is cryptorchid which is a horse that has only one testicle descended. They are very expensive to geld since the vet has to do abdominal surgery to remove the undescended testicle. My gelding, Sam, was a cryptorchid. It cost almost $800 to have him gelded counting his shots, oral antibiotics and stitches removal. A normal gelding costs around $125. I don't about the tilted head, neck injury?


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    I replied to the ad:

    "Hi, I saw your ad on Craigslist and just wanted to pass along that the correct term for retained testicles is "Cryptorchid" and more correct, if he only has one testicle and the other has been removed, the term would be "Monorchid." These horses require surgery for the removal of that testicle, and it's rather expensive surgery.

    But I am curious...what exactly is a "tilted head"? "

    I'll let ya'll know what their definition of a tilted head is if I hear back from her.
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    The way he's holding his head/neck in the 2nd pic and the odd muscle development reminds me of a friends colt who had serious neurological issues from an injury.



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    Quote Originally Posted by gaitedincali View Post
    The way he's holding his head/neck in the 2nd pic and the odd muscle development reminds me of a friends colt who had serious neurological issues from an injury.
    I thought possible neurological issues as well



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    Quote Originally Posted by Simkie View Post
    I don't know what the tilted head is, though. Perhaps his teeth are so bad, he holds his head funny?
    Simkie - do I have to teach you everything ?
    Obviously his head is tilted due to the weight of that one testicle pulling him off-center <insert TSK icon>

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    I think he got his head hung in a fence and he's screwed up.


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    Quote Originally Posted by RedmondDressage View Post
    I thought possible neurological issues as well
    same thing i was thinking.....
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    Annnnnnnnd......here was her reply:

    Ok second person to correct my spelling I know how to spell it my phone has spell check and I am aware how expensive it is. Second the tilted head is probably a pinched nerve I found out he ran into the side of a barn as a foal. Obviously I would not be selling him for a measily 200 bucks if there wasn't something wrong with him. I am trying to make the money I sunk into him trying to be nice to someone who was supposed to be a friend but screwed me and dumped a stallion I don't need on me
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    wow.

    two words: Hot. Mess.
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    LMAO, Mollie is a gem. I feel badly for the horse, I don't think he has a bright future.
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    Is it bad that I wanted to reach through my computer and smack her?
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    I have two words...poor...horse.
    Doesn't he have a bright future?
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    No, not at all. We could do a group shmack

    There is no reason to be rude and make excuses for your lack of knowledge, mKay????

    Poor guy is not going to end up in a good place IMO
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    I responded to her and said there was no need to be nasty, I was just trying to help And that either way, if he only has 1 left, its Monorchid.

    She replied:
    I can only feel 1 so honestly I'm not sure he is apparently 4 and don't know much about his background. He is sweet enough I just can't use an unregistered stud. And I dont really have the money to held him and I was not planning to because be his owner honestly I just want my investment back. I have 9 other horses and had planned my hay around 9 not the extra mouth to feed.

    Someone please save this guy!
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    I'd say she need not worry about needing a registered stud for anything and just stop breeding since she already has 9 horses!
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