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Heartbreaker CL ad, now Heartwarming Story: OldChestnutMare's Golden Retirement!

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  • Yay! If this is her pedigree, I think that Viney might have some fun with it.

    http://www.pedigreequery.com/always+funny

    Same thought, two minds on that pedigree.
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    • Yaaaaaaaay!!! So happy everthing's going well!!

      She's even a little younder than they thought -- 29. Here's her pedigree -- http://www.equineline.com/Free-5X-Pe..._number=939958

      So, what do they call her as a barn name???
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      • Oops. Louise beat me to it.
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        • Her great-granddaddy is The Irishman -- how fitting for today!
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          • Well, she could be Erin - as in Erin Go Bragh...

            Or Irish!
            But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson

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              Originally posted by alittlegray View Post
              She is real, paid for and ON THE TRAILER! Her name is "always funny" and she has a tattoo. Will update again as I can!
              Originally posted by alittlegray View Post
              Oh, her feet are pretty bad and she has a rough coat but other than that she is in decent shape for her age which is actually 29
              WHOOOHOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm thrilled to hear that she's on her way and that she's in decent shape!!!!

              So, so Wonderful!!!

              Now it's time to update the thread icon -- didn't wanna jinx her by doing it too soon!

              So what's her call name???

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              • Yay! Well done team!!!!

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                • Always Funny is a great name. And she was born the same year that my now deceased Callie (Kick and Howl) was born. So her tattoo will start with an "M" btw.

                  And I think that there should be a rule that if people come on a thread to complain about speculation or donations, that those posters should have to pay a "complaint fee/fine" in order to post. (Unless they have previously been burned by the OP(s) or by the organizers or something like that.) Said fee or fine could go into a pot for our next adventure in craigslist horses.

                  Of course her hooves will be bad. And wait till you look at her teeth.

                  I grew up down the road from Bethesda, the first orphanage in the USA btw, and they had a herd of dairy cows. Said cows' milk was bought by Annette's Dairy company, owned by Ernest Bull! My aunt was the bookkeeper for said business. We got free ice cream and milk and I worked one summer at the business when I was underage. You cannot beat local dairies. It sold out some years ago to a big company. But it was great for decades and decades. Milk and ice cream.

                  I hope the Funny Girl looks better than Lily Philly did when Savoy8 bought her!

                  Send the gas/diesel and food/ice cream bill to me via PM. Diesel was up to 2.11 today. (Sign said 2.10 9/10, but we know what they mean!)

                  And what was Always Funny's final total trust fund?

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                  • YAY How cool - I'm so happy for her!!
                    Cute name - Always Funny!!
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                    • ABSOLUTELY PERFECT IF...

                      If my DD would just decide to have that baby! Would make for a STELLAR day...

                      Funny Girl and Eisley Grace would have something special to share...in my mind, anyway.

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                      • Wishing Always Funny happiness in her new home!

                        Alway nice to hear about people doing kind things.

                        If that is the correct pedigree then it looks like one of the mare's great great great grandfathers is War Admiral.

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                        • Great Job!

                          You guys just earned a year of good karma.
                          My young TB herd of 3 salute you and Always Funny!

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                          • http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...9535721&type=1
                            Bolter Bolter Bolter!!

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                            • i have so many photos and so much to tell you! We are eating, but as soon as i get home I will post more pics and video, and the whole story!
                              Bolter Bolter Bolter!!

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                              • Can you - when you have a few moments, I know you've all been quite busy - make the Facebook photos public for those of us who aren't on FB?

                                And I am SO happy all went well!

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                                  Anyone have any stories about the trip an d picking her up? How'd it go? Was the family nice? They sounded nice to me. How was she coming off the trailer at her new place? I'd like to hear the story.
                                  Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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                                  • Blanket her up and give her a nice mash tonight. She deserves it.

                                    How did Grandma take having to let Funny go?
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                                    • This story just makes my day!!!! You all are a great bunch!!!! Can't wait to hear the rest of the story and see some more photos.
                                      Happy St. Patrick's Day Cothers.
                                      "There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery." - Charles Darwin

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                                      • Sorry, photo is public now. She got all excited when the trailer pulled up, and it took her a few tries to get on but then she was a champ! She has a LOT of spunk and is creaky but was trotting around easily when she got turned out in her new home. She was also THRILLED to see the other horses. Can't wait to get home so you can all see the videos!
                                        Bolter Bolter Bolter!!

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                                        • Lovely - don't forget tot post the whole story, we want to know.

                                          Sounds like she's happy. Glad she's where she will get a bit more healthy attention.
                                          Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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