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  • Another craig's list bad ad.

    Yea, that's right! Advertise a 22 yr old horse as a dressage or jumper PROSPECT!
    Okey Dokey. Truly stupid people out there.

    http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/grd/3104509539.html
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    Um, erm, interesting conformation....

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    • #3
      Words fail me.

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      • #4
        Oy. And she thinks $2500 is a bargain for a swaybacked 22-year-old of either unknown or undisclosed breeding, just started under saddle. It's hard to believe people can be this clueless.

        I will at least give her credit for seeming to care that this mare goes to a good home.
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        • #5
          This is a joke, right? Please tell me this is a joke! If not, how is this poor horse still alive with an owner who is so ignorant??

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            #6
            I flagged the ad. I'm hoping it's a joke too but I'm afraid this person is for real. So sad.
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            • #7
              Poor old gal. She needs to be a pasture puff.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by GaitedGloryRider View Post
                Words fail me.
                ^^^^^^

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                • #9
                  Too old to breed any more so find ANOTHER WAY to make money off this tired old gal. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by nightsong View Post
                    Too old to breed any more so find ANOTHER WAY to make money off this tired old gal. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
                    Exactly. She appears to have some serious broodmare belly. Riding prospect at 22. Wow.

                    Poor old girl!

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                    • #11
                      People suck : (

                      It took all my willpower to not reply to that ad telling the idjit she needs to reword that ad ASAP!
                      22yo greenbroke for whaaat?

                      Sheesh!
                      and post the worst possible pic of the poor old mare......
                      No grooming supplies in Tallahassee?

                      But "she's not going just anywhere"
                      Delusional, much?
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                      • #12
                        Poor old mare! I'd feel very guilty about riding her, let alone selling her as a jumping prospect. Hope she has a soft landing.
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                        • #13
                          "just started under saddle ready to be trained your way"

                          *sigh*
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                          • #14
                            Poor old girl. Someone needs to write that moron and tell her that people are barely getting $2500 for 3 year old SOUND OTTB's anymore, let alone something so aged. I feel really sad for the old lady.

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                            • #15
                              C'mon, there's no way that's a real ad!

                              22 y/o greenbroke prospect for $2,500? Somebody has to be trying to rile up the natives.

                              (I have to think it's a sham, otherwise that bottle of vodka in the freezer is going to be significantly lower tonight.)
                              Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.

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                              • #16
                                a typo maybe?

                                I know her confirmation is sh*tty, and she isn't a prospect for much of anything regardless, but any chance that "22" is a typo - and could possibly be 2 yrs old?

                                ETA: probably not with such a sway back, eh? NM...
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                                • #17
                                  Looks more like 32 to me.
                                  Poor ole gal.
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                                  • #18
                                    really? I mean really?????

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                                    • #19
                                      I'm having a hard time believing that horse pictured is almost 17hh. On the photo alone id pin it as an old pony broodmare.

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                                      • #20
                                        **cough**
                                        ::Sometimes you have to burn a few bridges to keep the crazies from following you::

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