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  1. #1
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    Default Craigslist Indianapolis - needs major upgrade

    http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/grd/3778489385.html

    We purchased a resque horse that was in poor health thinking we would be able to nurse it back to good health however it doesn't get along with are other horses. This is a good horse and needs a good home. We can deliver. 765-524-6696 hope
    Location: springport

    Corrected phone number: 765-524-6636
    Last edited by luvmytbs; May. 12, 2013 at 09:55 AM.

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    OMG. :-(



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    I wonder what excuse they have for the condition of the hooves? Poor thing.
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    It's too sad to make fun of.
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    OMG. It makes me so sad.



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    resque??
    Barn rat for life

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    Yowsers those feet!!!! Sad...
    Can those even be fixed?? I can 't really make sense of what's going on down there.
    A friend told me I was delusional. I almost fell off my unicorn.



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    Holy crap.
    OP, can you try contacting your local animal control or rescues to get help for this guy? Please??
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    ...those feet... Its just too sad
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    Double OMG!!!!!



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    Jesus! Is there anyone here that can get this poor boy some major HELP?

    PLEASE - don't anyone contact this owner unless you can help or make a constructive suggestion of someone who can, or this ad will disappear.
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    Found more listings by the same guy (it appears he may have posted the wrong phone number in the OP ad?) should be 765-524-6636:

    http://dayton.craigslist.org/grd/3784530253.html

    http://dayton.craigslist.org/for/3790141232.html

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    There's no way that walking skeleton causes trouble in a herd. His other horses may pick on it, but I seriously doubt that poor horse has the energy to attack his other horses. I bet he didn't resque it either.
    You are what you dare.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GotGait View Post
    There's no way that walking skeleton causes trouble in a herd. His other horses may pick on it, but I seriously doubt that poor horse has the energy to attack his other horses. I bet he didn't resque it either.
    Exactly what I was thinking. What sort of jerks let a horse get like that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GotGait View Post
    There's no way that walking skeleton causes trouble in a herd. His other horses may pick on it, but I seriously doubt that poor horse has the energy to attack his other horses. I bet he didn't resque it either.
    Well... I have had extremely skinny resell projects. The 'problem' they cause is encouraging aggression in other horses. I have seen horses that get along with most anything adopt a 'cull the weak sucker' mentality with a newbie 'rescue' type horse.

    The weak newbie is 'not okay' and other horses may pick up on that and freak out about it a little. So I can well imagine that their unhealthy project might not integrate well in a group.

    Newbie skinnies may also require 6x/day feeding wet, wet alfalfa, bucket loads of TLC for feet, much, much grooming and cleansing for monster scurf/scrunge/rot, etc, copious plastering of wound ointments, bandaging, special handling for the mental quirks than can come with neglect, and mucho $$ for omeprazole, chiro, etcetera, etcetera, you get the idea.....

    So if these folks in the CL ad thought they'd just do the beast a good turn and get it some groceries, they may have walked into a much bigger deal than they bargained for.


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    If anyone can take the horse to either 1. rehab or 2. euth, I'm good for some $.

    PM me if anyone can do anything. and I'll contribute.

    And for those of you who are in the Always Funny horse syndicate, You can send Kim some contributions to help pay for our mare's feed. She's still alive a year later after her great rescue by Cothers.


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    Isabeau then how do you explain the feet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by LauraKY View Post
    Isabeau then how do you explain the feet?
    Can only guess at what might have occurred. For the feet I might guess they just got the horse recently. I have bought more than one horse that "well the farrier comes out every six weeks and he just came out right before we got this horse, soooooo........."

    Based on the fact that there seem to be several horses available from this person, I might also guess they've got a small collection they don't pay much attention to. A few look fat and a few scarily skinny. Typical for a herd that is ignored in a field.



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    What a load of bull. That poor animal, and those feet aren't long either, he looks more like he has full blown foundered in the front. Poor thing.
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    I agree on the diagnosis of founder. I've seen a lot of hooves like that. Foundered, not taken care of, and allowed to grow the "slipper shoes" for years. Probably happened a long time ago. Although there's a lot of grass out in that field.

    Someone get him and put him down. I'm in. PM me for $.

    And I agree with everyone who says don't call and yell at the guy. The only way to get horses out of those type situations is to be nice and polite. Grit your teeth and smile.


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