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  1. #1
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    Default Speaking of needing a soft place to land...

    Anyone interested in a "16.5 hands Thorobred"?

    Her photo is killing me

    I'm only in the San Antonio area for a couple more weeks and don't have the room to take her back with me, or I probably would...

    http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/grd/3737520401.html



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    Can't see much in that typical crappy CL photo, but there are a couple of things to like. Nice head, nice short cannon bones. Bet she'll "clean up nice".
    "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George

    What's the status on Tuco?



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    She looks cute. A bit thin but nothing terrible....
    Charlie Brown (1994 bay TB X gelding)
    White Star (2004 grey TB gelding)

    Mystical Moment, 1977-2010.



  4. #4
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    Toadie's mom that's what I was thinking. Certainly not a good shot to determine much, but I don't see anything yet not to like, and quite a bit that looks promising. Fatten her up a bit and I'm willing to bet she'd be quite the looker!

    And AliCat if it was just the ribs I'd agree, but take a gander at that spine...I feel like you could darn near put your whole hand around it. And of course with the moment that photo was taken, with her left front back as it is, that's the maximum amount of flesh you're going to see covering her ribs. She's not emaciated, but clearly could do with an upgrade.



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    I'd call her emaciated-- seeing the shelf above her ribs and minimal flesh on her hind quarters.

    But she's not badly built. If I were on the fence about rescuing a hungry horse in San Antonio, this would would be a great project.
    The armchair saddler
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  6. #6
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    She looks VERY thin!

    Maybe the .5 is 1/2? So that would make her 16.2 hands.

    Someone should pick her up!



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    She has a pretty head, I bet she will fill out nice, nothing too glaring about her legs either. Wow Amazing the things you find on Craigs list.
    She does need some groceries. She looks interesting. Hope someone can go check her out.
    "you can only ride the drama llama so hard before it decides to spit in your face." ?Caffeinated.


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    I don't have any room, so just a bump up.



  9. #9
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    Yeah, she's too thin.
    Any more weight loss will be muscle loss, she has almost no fat cover but doesn't look to have lost muscle just yet.

    And I just can't IMAGINE who would not want a chestnut TB mare. I LOVE 'em...I'm just not anywhere near Texas.



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    I'm too broke and too far away, but if someone will get her, I'll chip in a dribble.
    Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

    You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.



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    I'll definitely be happy to get her and help transport if anyone can get even semi close, while I'm still here (leaving late next week). Unfortunately pretty strapped for cash right now and, more importantly, don't have anywhere for her to go at the moment or I'd go grab her right now.



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