The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb. 6, 2010

    Exclamation 177 Confiscated Miniature Horses being auctioned off Dec 8 in Grants Pass, OR

    I don't think this has been posted here yet. I would love to take one in but don't have room. Hopefully some COTHers can take some of these adorable guys in.

    Background Info
    No jumps, no glory...
    Know jumps, know glory!
    "One person's wrong lead is another person's counter canter."

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr. 21, 2010


    Good lord! Thank God minis are usually fat on air, hopefully most of them were in ok shape, weight wise.

    Cute pups in the photo.

    ETA: ok, never mind. Looked through the auction pics. Some looked bad, one looked atrocious for a mini!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov. 20, 2010
    Upstate New York


    How sad - so many in horrible condition.

    Here's links to their story.

    The auctioneer is waiving his fee!
    How can there be so many currents in such a little puddle?
    National Velvet

    1 members found this post helpful.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan. 4, 2005
    Washington State


    It's been posted a couple of times but never seems to stay long. Probably because most of COTH is too far away. There are a couple I'd love to take home but it would be a 12+ hour drive one way and there is no way I can leave the farm for a full weekend.
    Crayola Posse - Pine Green
    Whinnie Pine (June 4, 1977 - April 29, 2008)
    Autumn Caper (April 27, 1989 - May 24, 2015)

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr. 19, 2011
    Madison, GA


    I can only imagine what happened to these poor little guys . We have around 200 horses, hundreds of acres, a staff of over 20 people, a farrier that comes out 2 full days per week, and vets on call that could probably make a decent living even if we were their only client. Just one guy and all those animals is impossible.
    Southern Cross Guest Ranch
    An All Inclusive Guest Ranch Vacation - Georgia

Similar Threads

  1. Confiscated horses in Alberta
    By rodawn in forum Around The Farm
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Dec. 18, 2009, 03:07 PM
  2. Confiscated horses in Alberta
    By rodawn in forum Off Course
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Dec. 17, 2009, 10:54 PM
  3. Horses I bred being auctioned off.... UPDATE on sale: I am SICK!!!
    By Delkredere in forum Sport Horse Breeding
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: Sep. 8, 2008, 09:23 AM
  4. Help with miniature horses
    By Empressive Award in forum Driving
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: Aug. 3, 2008, 11:47 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts