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Games Trainers Play: The Florida Horse Saga

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    Originally posted by ravenclaw View Post
    I thought the price was somewhere around $7,500?
    You're the closest.
    Big Idea Eventing


    • Per post #145, between $5,000 and $10,000.... cash in hand of $2,500 would probably get him now. (I imagine the real estate guy is figuring less than $5,000 by now anyway.)
      Nevertheless, she persisted.


      • Hey Epona, do you think your friend would do a free lease if I went and picked the horse up? She's not getting any money from these people
        I'm actually half-serious. My #2 daughter could use another ride and this drama is exhausting!
        Y'all ain't right!


        • Give him to Beastie Slave, it would be the bestest home ever!!!!


          • Originally posted by JohnDeere View Post
            Just lay there and think of England.
            "Face the wall and think of England" was how it was phrased when I learned about this classic advice in history class. Charming, no?


            • The best I would be able to do would be to run over between lessons Saturday. Lake Park where the 4H show is held is about 15 minutes from my barn.

              Not sure what I could do other than see the girl ride.

              I too would be surprised if trainers 1 and 2 are not reading about this.
              Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
              Bernard M. Baruch


              • Oh my goodness gracious. Certainly someone down there has a use for this kind, saint of a horse and can "upgrade" him (to borrow a term from FHOTD) to their home? He looks like he'd be a cute lesson horse at the very least.

                Barring that, I allllmost want to see the end of this play out, but only because I'm just terribly curious. This is better than Survivor!

                If only it weren't real... Poor pony, poor seller. Yes, I still feel bad for the seller, even if I wouldn't have made the same choices - she's still just a kid.


                • Originally posted by Dressage4Fun View Post
                  What are we going to do when the drama ends??? I amas addicted as everyone ELSE!! I just keep telling myself I WILL NOT COME BACK<,,,, yeah right!! LOL!!

                  can we take up a fund to buy the horse out from under the "People"??? PLEASE???
                  While I will have a lot more free time when this soap opera ends...

                  I'm in if you are taking up a collection to Save the Saint


                  • Amwrider my brother lives in Clearwater next time I go to see him I'm lookin you and Ta Ta Tatonga up...
                    ___._/> I don't suffer from insanity.. I enjoy every
                    ____/ minute of it! Member stick horse art lovers
                    ';;;;;;; clique
                    //__\\<-- Don't feed the llama!


                    • Please do! We'll have Mojitos and toast to our Stick-art buddies and couch critics!
                      Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
                      Bernard M. Baruch


                      • I will offer up $500.00 towards getting him out of prison....maybe the sweet lady who rescued Tiny Tim the pony that passed would take him....


                        • I have 100.00..

                          I would take him in a heartbeat,, but I am sure there are closer people than me.
                          "Energy efficient vehicle. Runs on grass and oats. CAUTION: Avoid exhaust!"
                          I think we should eat trolls.
                          Troll meat. Now that's good eatin'.
                          by Hiddenlake


                          • we actually have time to do a few ebay things,,,, I will help....
                            "Energy efficient vehicle. Runs on grass and oats. CAUTION: Avoid exhaust!"
                            I think we should eat trolls.
                            Troll meat. Now that's good eatin'.
                            by Hiddenlake


                            • um-- oculd someone be there for the surposeredly ppe that i know hes going to fail
                              as in seriously lame now or something

                              curious ate me bu in the 4h shows that the horse as entered
                              when competeing and you have results up whos it got listed as the owner
                              or has the rider - said its owner rider or just rider but owned by op mate


                              • You know in 4H she MUST have reported OWNING the horse at the BEGINING of the show year,, You must claim the horses and register them with your leader. NO exceptions.... at least that is how we do it here,, and how it has always been.
                                "Energy efficient vehicle. Runs on grass and oats. CAUTION: Avoid exhaust!"
                                I think we should eat trolls.
                                Troll meat. Now that's good eatin'.
                                by Hiddenlake


                                • Dang, after my $8k+ in vet bills the last 3 months (and now the friggin 'free' barn kiitty seems to have an eosinophilic (sp?) granuloma disorder...we'll find out at yet ANOTHER vet visit tomorrow) I'm strapped, but I'm in for $100.
                                  I recognized with despair that I was about to be compelled to buy a horse ~
                                  Edith Somerville and "Martin Ross"

                                  "Momma" to Tiempo, Tucker and Puff, RIP my beautiful Norman 8/2012


                                  • I like the send someone to the barn with a Bill of Sale in hand and take him. I don't understand (well I do but...) how is it they have not managed to have this horse vetted in 6 weeks of "trial".


                                    • I don't think you're supposed to discuss raising money on this board unless it's for a 501(c)(3) charity ...
                                      Delicious strawberry flavored death!


                                      • Originally posted by EponaRoan View Post
                                        I don't think you're supposed to discuss raising money on this board unless it's for a 501(c)(3) charity ...
                                        Give me a F****** break...help is help and I don't give a rats ass if it is for a 502(c)(3) charity....as we have seen many times, charities don't always do good things! If it helps a horse in need...I'm in!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                                        **There are only two emotions that belong in the saddle; one is a sense of humour and the other is patience**



                                        • thank you,, i could not even respond........
                                          "Energy efficient vehicle. Runs on grass and oats. CAUTION: Avoid exhaust!"
                                          I think we should eat trolls.
                                          Troll meat. Now that's good eatin'.
                                          by Hiddenlake