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    Beautiful Friesian for only $3k?!!

    I don't know the owner/seller/etc or why this horse is so cheap, but they have other lovely horses for cheap as well. They look sound, sturdy, and ready to go. I thought I would pass them on, as I figured someone around here might be close by and interested.

    Any thoughts as to why so cheap? It looks structurally sound to me...

  • #2
    HMMMMMMMMM= "shake his head???????" starting to "shake his head from walk training? sounds like he needs lots and lots of remedial walk/trot/canter to be a dressage prospect

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    • #3
      They left a zero off the price or the head shaking is due to an inoperable brain tumor.
      Dawn

      Patience and Consistency are Your Friends

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      • #4
        this screams scam to me. That or theres something huge they arent disclosing. If its too good to be true, it probably is.

        There is a thread in the off course section about Trina Lee Kenney going to jail for selling sick horses/different horses than people actually purchased. Here's a quote from the article online:

        Kenney attempted to sell a horse to an FBI agent and a United States Postal Inspector, who were both acting in an undercover capacity. After accepting $5,000 in payments for the purchase of “Azure”—a Friesian mare Kenney had fabricated—Kenney did not respond to inquiries from the undercover agents.

        heres the article:

        http://losangeles.fbi.gov/dojpressre...1/la041411.htm

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        • #5
          Both ads seem off and scam like. The wording in them is an issue for me. Hope no one falls for it.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by chebeau View Post
            Both ads seem off and scam like. The wording in them is an issue for me. Hope no one falls for it.
            Agreed.

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            • #7
              scam... Ive seen a bunch of these.. same ad, different state.
              www.windhorsefrm.org and on Facebook too!
              Where mares rule and Basset Hounds drool!

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                #8
                Originally posted by wehrlegirl View Post
                scam... Ive seen a bunch of these.. same ad, different state.
                Exact ad?


                To the Crazy Friesian Lady article: I read that earlier. Some people


                I would like to think people are honest. The other horse in question doesn't look like it could go GP level necessarily, but PSG for sure at least.

                I guess it's a good thing I'm not in the market if these are scams. I'd be out a couple thousand bucks.

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                  #9
                  Dear lord.
                  I just read the description (skimmed it before). Total scam. "Flat walk"? Friesians don't have a flat walk as far as I know. Gaited horses do. "Head shaking" to me = head bobbing in the "big lick" etc. This screams "pieced together" to me. Odd grammar/punctuation, and why is he just a trail horse but photos are upper level dressage-looking? ... Yep.


                  You caught me. I can be gullible. Hahaha.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by MarionHorse View Post
                    Exact ad?


                    To the Crazy Friesian Lady article: I read that earlier. Some people


                    I would like to think people are honest. The other horse in question doesn't look like it could go GP level necessarily, but PSG for sure at least.

                    I guess it's a good thing I'm not in the market if these are scams. I'd be out a couple thousand bucks.
                    http://www.horsetopia.com/for-sale/classifieds/ad498291
                    Like this. .. if you go to Horsetopia and search friesians this ad is up about 6 times but all for different states.. cant remember how I found this out.. I think like you I couldnt believe I was see a horse so cheap.
                    www.windhorsefrm.org and on Facebook too!
                    Where mares rule and Basset Hounds drool!

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                    • #11
                      Read the ad and thought it was okay (little weird maybe?) until the "headshaking". They make it sound as something desireable.... What a bunch of BS! Makes me almost want to call that lady ;-)

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                      • #12
                        You can tell from the first few lines that this is a scam.
                        True North Dressage
                        Select Cheval Canadiens for dressage and eventing
                        www.TrueNorthDressage.com

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                        • #13
                          I have seen a ton of scam ads on Friesians... people posting that type of stuff need to get jobs!
                          Welcome to my dressage world http://www.juliefranzen.blogspot.com/

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by wehrlegirl View Post
                            http://www.horsetopia.com/for-sale/classifieds/ad498291
                            Like this. .. if you go to Horsetopia and search friesians this ad is up about 6 times but all for different states.. cant remember how I found this out.. I think like you I couldnt believe I was see a horse so cheap.
                            In the above ad, if you click "see all ad by this seller" it shows the the horse is posted a bunch of times in different states. I emailed the so called owner and asked where the horse is located and if they have pictures.
                            Things Take Time

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                            • #15
                              Horsetopia is the WORST as far as having a ton of scam ads. Search for all the Friesians, Andalusians and Gypsy Vanners on that site and you will see the same photo with different info (sometimes the same horse is either a mare or a stallion!) Google the "seller's" phone and you will see fake ads all over the world, sometimes for dogs, too.
                              "The sea was angry that day, my friends - like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli"

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                              • #16
                                Whoopsie, this same horse is for sale all over the world!
                                http://www.horsetopia.com/for-sale/h...arm335796.html
                                "The sea was angry that day, my friends - like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli"

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by NJRider View Post
                                  Horsetopia is the WORST as far as having a ton of scam ads. Search for all the Friesians, Andalusians and Gypsy Vanners on that site and you will see the same photo with different info (sometimes the same horse is either a mare or a stallion!) Google the "seller's" phone and you will see fake ads all over the world, sometimes for dogs, too.
                                  This is sadly true. I know someone whose stallion has shown up "for sale" about 10 times on this site. For prices ranging from $1500 to $10,000. Horsetopia and Craigslist are full of scams.

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                                  • #18
                                    But he gets along great with strangers, kids, and other household pets! That has to be worth at LEAST an extra zero!

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                                    • #19
                                      I don't think I would ever want to buy a horse with a temperament of 1! That's like one step from being dead!
                                      Hoppe, Hoppe, Reiter...
                                      Wenn er faellt dann schreit er...

                                      Originally posted by mbm
                                      forward is like love - you can never have enough

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                                        #20
                                        I'm curious as to why he's getting along with household pets. Do you think they toilet trained him, too?

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