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DFW, TX: CL Ad, Horse Abandoned at Boarding Stable

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  • DFW, TX: CL Ad, Horse Abandoned at Boarding Stable

    Poor girl, she looks sweet!

    http://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/grd/2925164773.html

    Red Roan Mare - $1 (Parker Co)

    Date: 2012-03-27, 11:30AM CDT
    Reply to: 9frqs-2925164773@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

    This mare has been left in my boarding stable. I need to get her off the property. She has not been ridden in the past year. If you are looking for a project at an inexpensive price, she's your ticket. Come make an offer.
    Proud Native Texan!
    owned by 3 Cardigan Corgi's + 3 wonderful horses!

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    Wait, so she's listed on the dallas fort worth CL but is actually in Parker Colorado?
    "Aye God, Woodrow..."

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    • #3
      Red roan? Looks sorrel to me. I guess red roan sounds cooler

      The boarding stable where I kept my horses for 10 yrs., and lived there for 4 yrs., had several horses abandoned. The BO raised and showed Pts.and Qhs and a couple of the "throwaways" were paints, and fairly easy for her to place. She also had a self care pasture and that's where the 2 worst cases were. Both Tbs that went down hill fast after being abandoned. With the boarder's help we managed to place both in event homes. One of them I kept up with for 20yrs
      "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Long Spot View Post
        Wait, so she's listed on the dallas fort worth CL but is actually in Parker Colorado?
        Parker Co. is Parker County, Texas. It's west of DFW.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by LEL View Post
          Parker Co. is Parker County, Texas. It's west of DFW.
          Ahhh, thanks! I'm in Colorado, and we have a Parker, so I was super confused!
          "Aye God, Woodrow..."

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Toadie's mom View Post
            Red roan? Looks sorrel to me. I guess red roan sounds cooler
            I would agree except she looks to still has her winter coat in. I have a roan arabian that you would not know was roan in the winter as he looks solid dark bay. She is cute, I hope she finds a home!

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            • #7
              Roan horses with less roaning look their base color in pictures.
              We had several and you could not tell they were roan from far away or in the pictures, but were clearly roan close up.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Long Spot View Post
                Ahhh, thanks! I'm in Colorado, and we have a Parker, so I was super confused!
                Happens to me all the time when people talk about Dallas, Georgia. I always think Dallas, TX. Similarly, when I tell people I'm from Pittsburgh, Texans think Pittsburg Texas rather than my home state of PA

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                • #9
                  Look at all that green lawn grass.

                  Is it an old pic or is the drought over?
                  A pussycat of a horse with a chewed off tail won the triple crown, The Cubs won the world series and Trump won the Presidency.
                  Don't tell me 'It can't be done.'

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by 5 View Post
                    Look at all that green lawn grass.

                    Is it an old pic or is the drought over?
                    We've gotten quite a bit of rain lately. My yard is green.

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                    • #11
                      I see it is under the Fort Worth location section of CL. I was confused as well. The lister probably doesn't know that ...

                      Parker, Co

                      = Parker, Colorado (a number of boarding facilities, it's a horsey area)

                      = Parker County, TX, west of Fort Worth (also a horsey area with a number of boarding stables) (quite a bit of rain in Parker County in the last few weeks - the grass is taking off)

                      Just going by the photo, she looks like she might be a nice horse for someone. Needs some TLC from a new owner who loves her.

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                      • #12
                        And groceries. She needs some groceries.
                        What's wrong with you?? Your cheese done slid off its cracker?!?!

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                        • #13
                          Anyone who goes to look at her should make sure before buying her that the stable owner has the legal right to sell her - that they have properly given notice and foreclosed their stablekeepers' lien and then bought her at the sale they had to hold to sell to highest bidder.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Sonesta View Post
                            Anyone who goes to look at her should make sure before buying her that the stable owner has the legal right to sell her - that they have properly given notice and foreclosed their stablekeepers' lien and then bought her at the sale they had to hold to sell to highest bidder.
                            Thanks for saying that. I was going to suggest something similar - we get calls often by barn owners who want us to pick up abandoned horses. However we don't have the authority to do that and advise them they need to check on stablekeepers' liens, etc.
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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by 5 View Post
                              Look at all that green lawn grass.

                              Is it an old pic or is the drought over?
                              There is a small area in Texas (I heard 4 counties wide) that has had abundant rain this year. Unfortunately, the rain has not been state wide and has not blessed west Texas, where the worst of the drought is.
                              I have a Fjord! Life With Oden

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                              • #16
                                We're just north of Dallas and it's greener than Ireland, for now! Dandelions
                                bloomed in January, Barn Swallows showed up March 13th, the old rose bush
                                that came with this place that I thought was dead due to drought and grasshoppers has a bloom on it, and the weeds are out of control! The trees
                                have leafed out, those that survived the drought. Not all of ours did, it seems.

                                Hay is still mega bucks!

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                                • #17
                                  She looks like a two year old... maybe coming three.

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