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Charlie "Aged" "Internationally shown Grand Prix show jumper" on auction broker lot

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  • I am not that good. I am a crazy chick with a credit card. Charlie is the hero here. I am telling you. He is the Best. Horse. Ever. (Okay, he is one of the best horses ever, I am sure that Stella and Justice might object to that statement. Particularly Stella, who is quite certain that she is all that and a bag of chips following her Katy Perry run in Thermal). And the girl knows how great he is, which makes it perfect. Here are pics.
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    • Super cute pics. What a nice story.
      “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
      ¯ Oscar Wilde


      • Thanks Justice. I'm not sure which one of them is luckier or happier!


        • Charlie as a unicorn I don't know if I was laughing or crying....but I'm certain I don't care! That girl's face is lit up like sunshine in every photo. LOVE IT.


          • What a wonderful story, I'm so glad it has such a happy ending too. And you're a wonderful human being for saving him Justice. Charlie is very lucky and he deserves his wonderful new owner, they look so happy together.


            • Love a happy ending. Have you told Camelot? He should be in Sarah's calender!!


              • big "LIKE"


                • This thread has been so wonderful. Thanks for updating us. The pictures are great.


                  • Just smiling faces everywhere. This would be a great story/ article for the Chronicle to do.


                    • West Michigan is famous for its philanthropy and clearly Justice is a sterling example of this!


                      • Originally posted by Elkie View Post
                        Love a happy ending. Have you told Camelot? He should be in Sarah's calender!!
                        Great idea! He had that special way about him even when I saw him at the auction.
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                        • Originally posted by stolen virtue View Post
                          I have had great success with timothy pellets. My skinny mare gained weight on them and my 20 year old TB resolved his weight issue when I added the pellets, I think some horses have a harder time breaking hay down and the pellets are easier.

                          Good luck with him.
                          So to add to the EPSM thing... I think timothy pellets would be nutritionally the same thing as eating hay, but like Stolen Virtue says, easier for some horses. The same principle applies though, hay (or hay pellets), alfalfa, and NO GRAIN (or sugars). If that doesn't get results, add oil.
                          "Random capitAlization really Makes my day." -- AndNirina


                          • Originally posted by Justice View Post
                            I am not that good. I am a crazy chick with a credit card.
                            I am totally stealing this line.

                            But RF had it right: you are good people. What a great story.
                            Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.


                            • d'aww! It makes me so happy to see this!!! I'm Charlie's owner! He is a big sweetheart! He wouldn't hurt a fly! I love seeing this!


                              • We are so glad you have Charlie. He deserves you!
                                ~Kryswyn~ Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo
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                                • Gentle Giant I'm so glad you posted. I was just wondering about this thread recently. Do you have any recent pics of the two of you that you would be willing to post for us? I really liked the other ones, especially the santa hat one and the one with you jogging beside him. I'm so glad you found each other


                                  • Yes, we need more Charlie pictures!
                                    Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.


                                    • um a little problem...sadly my laptop has gotten the best of me and i can't figure it out............ maybe the link to my Charlie album on facebook would work?


                                      • gentle giant! the album is blocked but if you go and edit the album you can change the privacy to public if you want to share! I have loved following Charlie!
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                                        • Would love to see more pics if you'll edit your facebook privacy settings, Gentle Giant! Just read the whole thread and I'm so happy that you and the big man have each other.
                                          "A horse gallops with his lungs, perseveres with his heart, and wins with his character." - Tesio