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  • Craigslist of the day. UPDATE!

    http://columbusga.craigslist.org/grd/2178472715.html

    I'm not really sure how he walks and runs just fine with a hoof like that. And perhaps he would get along a little better with others if he were missing a certain body part. Sigh. I don't even know why I even look. Anyone want a pony?
    Last edited by Sillymoose; Jan. 31, 2011, 08:52 PM.

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    Buckskin? LOL
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    • #3
      Originally posted by amastrike View Post
      Buckskin? LOL
      haha, that was my first thought too...

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      • #4
        Look at his feet! Can someone here on give him an upgrade? Poor guy! Rather than argue his color let's try and help him!!
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          #5
          I unfortunately cannot take on a horse nor could I house him even temporarily but I would definitely be able to help with transport if someone can take him. Poor thing is really pulling at my heart

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          • #6
            "Hey founder pony- have a giant bucket of grain!" *sigh*

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            • #7
              SIGH.

              In case it disappears...


              Columbus GA:

              miniature stud horse 50.00
              Date: 2011-01-24, 9:09PM EST
              Reply to: sale-udmzy-2178472715@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

              miniature stud horse, buckskin , very gentle natured, protective and not good around another male horse, cannot keep, can give history/more info. Has a foot problem, however walks and runs with no problem. needs a loving and special home. bought him from 100 dollars last May, money not as important as the right home for him!
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              • #8
                silver bay and elf feet. Jeez, yeah that's a hoof problem. More of an OWNER problem though...
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                • #9
                  Looks like his hoof problem is lack of a farrier.

                  I'm guessing sometime between last May and now they realized that keeping a horse no matter how small wasn't as easy as they said it was in the children's books. Too bad the little fella's all the way down in Georgia, BO just lost her mini recently to old age.

                  And they should be paying someone to take him, with all the money a responsible owner is going to have to shell out for the brain surgery and a good farrier at minimum.

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                  • #10
                    aww poor guy! I want him! I don't think the camp ground where I live would be thrilled if I stuck a mini here. Sigh...

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                      I wonder how he'd feel about living in my apartment.

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                      • #12
                        I could have had him a nice home but since he is a stallion and no telling if he will now ever get along with geldings, that was blown out of the options I am afraid. He isnt young so even gelding him may not change his behavior.
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                        • #13
                          How sad!! I wish I could bring that pony home but I can't afford it.

                          I was looking at the Craigslist horse ads today - just of curosity -and thank goodness I didn't see any foundered horses or ones with mishappen hooves and legs in our area.

                          However, what I did see was about three different ads with the owner standing on their horses back. Ouch!

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                          • #14
                            Sad I wish he was closer, we have been looking for a little guy like him as a teaser.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by snkstacres View Post
                              I could have had him a nice home but since he is a stallion and no telling if he will now ever get along with geldings, that was blown out of the options I am afraid. He isnt young so even gelding him may not change his behavior.
                              My rescue mini was 6 when we gelded him...........he's lovely now

                              I thought that the ad was for Columbus, OH and I was ready to go get him.................Georgia, not so much.
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                              • #16
                                Wish he were closer, I'd snatch him up in a heartbeat (and cut off his boys). My mini has been looking for a friend for a while.
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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Sillymoose View Post
                                  I would definitely be able to help with transport if someone can take him. Poor thing is really pulling at my heart
                                  I can help with transport thru South Carolina/North Carolina.
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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by saddlebum122 View Post
                                    Looks like his hoof problem is lack of a farrier.
                                    Well, yes that. And founder.

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by sketcher View Post
                                      Well, yes that. And founder.
                                      He doesn't have horse problems....he has people problems. If his people would have done right by him he wouldn't be the Craigslist flavor of the week

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Windswept Farm View Post
                                        He doesn't have horse problems....he has people problems. If his people would have done right by him he wouldn't be the Craigslist flavor of the week

                                        Well, his ummm..enclosure...looks clean and somewhat safe. Except for the leg size wire openings. These people are probably not be awful people, unlike some that are posted on Craigslist - just clueless and not realizing what they were getting into with a stallion. And uneducated enough about horses not to recognize founder or know how to feed a little tyke like that.

                                        But still doesn't mean they are horrible people. In fact, the best thing they can be doing is to find a suitable home for him, which they are trying to do. Haven't we all seen much worse on Craigslist?

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