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Games Trainers Play: The Florida Horse Saga

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  • Originally posted by EponaRoan View Post
    Ah, the greatest lies.

    1. The check is in the mail.

    2. My horse never did that before!

    3. I never did that before.

    4. I promise not to ... whoops, not PG.

    Jenny, I got your number.
    I need to make you miiiine.
    Jenny, don't change your number
    867-5309

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    dont mention me please

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    • all i have to say is.... OH......MY.......GAWD......... somebody, pass the margaritas, please!
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      • Originally posted by eclipse View Post
        Who wants to bet, that if this girl actually does get a cheque that clears (although I'm betting she doesn't recieve a cheque at all) said horse will suddenly appear for sale again down in Florida for quadruple the price with "clear" x-rays!
        How illegal would this be under the new FL laws? A little illegal, or a lot illegal?

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        • [QUOTE=Woodland;2946063]Ths will explain 8675309:

          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/867-5309/Jenny

          Now have the llama song STUCK in my head I will sing it merrily as I clean stalls today. If I wear it with the Tee Shirt will I have to move to Florida?

          QUOTE]

          867 is happy to be the background muzak to the viewing audience on this continuing stoooooory............

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          • this cannot be over!!!! what am i going to do with my time now??? i don't have the skill or the patience for dot line art

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            • Originally posted by SaraTx View Post
              this cannot be over!!!! what am i going to do with my time now??? i don't have the skill or the patience for dot line art
              Don't worry this is far from over!

              We are all waiting for any one or all of the following to occur:

              1. Check doesn't arrive

              2. Check is in wrong amount

              3. Check bounces

              4. Horse appears for sale at quadruple the price with clear x-rays

              Am I missing any of the scenarios we have been tossing around?

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              • The funny thing is my source in Florida heard the trainer of the new owner saying they bought the horse for $20,000.00 and it is the kids new Marshall & Sterling horse. Isn't it funny how people want to give the impression they have a $20,000 horse when they paid less than $10,000 (I cant give away the price) for it.

                the check will be drawn / written by Thang 2 for the original owners price

                what new owner paid Thang 2 well perhaps it is 20000
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                • Originally posted by lcw579 View Post


                  Am I missing any of the scenarios we have been tossing around?
                  How about the one where they take the horse to a show tomorrow, the horse smartens up and decides he no can longer take a joke to the fence. Based on poor performace, they come back to negotiate another reduction.

                  I think #4 on LCW's list has the highest probability.
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                  • This is a) a soap opera or b) a Lifetime Original movie....
                    Originally posted by BigMama1
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                    • I always thought that arthritic changes in the pasterns was called ... ringbone? Is that another way of saying calcification?

                      I like EponaRoan's title: Games Trainers Play. Perfect.

                      I've been referring to ECG's friend as "heroine/victim" (in the horror movie genre), but I also liked someone's calling her "spineless" (might be a tad cruel, but hey)

                      and I'm having a hard time dealing with Donkeyman's report that Thing 2 is spreading $20,000/M&S horse around. Geeeeez

                      P.S. Part of Super Donkeyman's costume should be EARS! Nice long ones
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                      • Originally posted by lcw579 View Post
                        Don't worry this is far from over!

                        We are all waiting for any one or all of the following to occur:

                        1. Check doesn't arrive

                        2. Check is in wrong amount

                        3. Check bounces

                        4. Horse appears for sale at quadruple the price with clear x-rays

                        Am I missing any of the scenarios we have been tossing around?
                        Yep, we have lots of possibilities to exhaust before this thing is over!

                        I am in the camp that wonders how the vetting was magically moved ahead by several days after much demanding that they needed more time for it, significant problems were found that supposedly will render the horse useless for their purposes in a couple of years, and yet they still want him (for a lesser price of course). Yeah, riiiiiiiiiight.
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                        • Originally posted by MEP View Post
                          I like EponaRoan's title: Games Trainers Play. Perfect.

                          I think weve just titled this thread!
                          “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Peter Drucker

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                          • I actually dropped the price of a nice hunter gelding by 1/3 after the PPE showed serious changes in his hocks. Just months later I found him on equine.com at double the price and advertised with "clean x rays". I have always wondered if the clean ones were someone elses or the ones with changes were someone elses.
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                            • I guess the moral of the story is--before you sell that horse have your own PPE done complete with radiographs so when the potential buyer says there's a problem you have a set of radiographs to compare against their radiographs.... I didn't realize how much of a problem that could become and how much you could get knocked off of the purchase price (whether they're the right x-rays or not!!! ).... There's always someone out there with an angle....
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                              • Originally posted by donkeyman View Post
                                The funny thing is my source in Florida heard the trainer of the new owner saying they bought the horse for $20,000.00 and it is the kids new Marshall & Sterling horse. Isn't it funny how people want to give the impression they have a $20,000 horse when they paid less than $10,000 (I cant give away the price) for it.

                                Once the check clears and the deal is done I will return with some additional funny fodder!
                                Donkeyman = Secret Agent Man Be careful out there!

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                                • any news?? Donkeyman,,,, have you heard any more spy stuff?? I did not get the job,, so I need a double and some queso,,,,,,, ohhh just the double.........
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                                  • ooohhh Dressage4fun! I am so sorry about the job! You were supposed to have something else evidently!

                                    Passing you a Margarita!
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                                    • Thank you,, that is what I keep telling myself,, I just WANTED it SO very badly,,, but something else will come along..

                                      meanwhile,, back at the Ranch,, epona,, WHERE is our update?!?!? FEED ME FEEEEEEEEEEED MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE (ok,, what movie am I watching) LOL!!
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                                      • Little Shop of Horrors!
                                        Y'all ain't right!

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