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Horse, truck & trailer stolen from Tractor Supply parking lot in TX

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  • #21
    Originally posted by summerhorse View Post
    Another vote for someone who knew her. They drove right up to it and got right in, doesn't sound like a crime of opportunity to me. Which means it should be a lot easier to locate everything too.
    Right there with you on this one.
    Proud owner of a Slaughter-Bound TB from a feedlot, and her surprise baby...!


    • #22
      Hope for a safe horse recovery.. that is horrible. ):
      AETERNUM VALE, INVICTUS - 7/10/2012


      • #23
        hope she posts on www.netposse.org quickly. someone might spot that boldly colored horse.


        • #24
          But remember the college rodeo horse from a year or so back? The whole teams' horses stolen off the OK college campus, left to starve in a woods and the one in particular butchered by a crazee stalker of his owner? A woman stalker no less. I want to call the horse Coin something or Dollar.

          I don't feel good about this at all.
          Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
          Incredible Invisible


          • #25
            Originally posted by ReSomething View Post
            But remember the college rodeo horse from a year or so back? The whole teams' horses stolen off the OK college campus, left to starve in a woods and the one in particular butchered by a crazee stalker of his owner? A woman stalker no less. I want to call the horse Coin something or Dollar.

            I don't feel good about this at all.
            Credit Card


            • #26
              Re: getting into a truck - my previous one was an '04 F150, and one day I dropped my keys on the driver's seat, and somehow had a brainwave and locked it manuallly (they will NOT lock if the keys are in the ignition, unless you have a second set to do it with).
              Anyhow, called the auto club to come and open it - they were in and out in under a minute.They had an airbag that they inserted in the tiny space between door and frame, pumped it up enough to give a gap for a slimjim, and voilà - open truck. I stood there with my jaw on the ground at how fast it was.
              My `10 F150 has a chip in the key....if I were to use a door-only key, or someone tried to use another key other than the programmed ignition key, it would have to be towed to a dealer to have it reset.
              Founder of the I LOFF my worrywart TB clique!
              Official member of the "I Sing Silly Songs to My Animals!" Clique


              • Original Poster

                Netposse listing, which includes more in-depth description of horse, including additional photos:
                Equus Keepus Brokus


                • #28
                  Originally posted by Liberty View Post
                  Netposse listing, which includes more in-depth description of horse, including additional photos:
                  Shared on FB. I have some friends in TX, hope this ends well.
                  Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
                  Incredible Invisible


                  • #29
                    Ford trucks are the most frequently stolen vehicles in that part of Texas

                    The thieves in the Houston area like all pickup trucks, but Fords especially.

                    I've been to that Tractor Supply many times, always bought my horse treats and salt blocks there. Will definitely keep my eyes open, thanks for posting this. The truck is probably gone to Mexico by now, but the horse and trailer might still be around.


                    • #30
                      I think they need to start hanging people for horse thieving again, seems like it happens A LOT around here (Texas). I don't know if it's really a local thing or it happens everywhere this much and I just don't hear about it. Hope the horse is recovered ok


                      • #31
                        Originally posted by Hpilot View Post
                        Maybe the ex or soon to be ex... and had a key.
                        I tend to agree....


                        • #32
                          Originally posted by Skyedragon View Post
                          Wow, how did they manage to steal it without anybody noticing if the truck was locked?
                          Locks only keep honest people honest. They most certainly do not stop a determined criminal, never have.

                          Jingles for the horse and owner.


                          • #33
                            Hurray! Sheriff's Deputy found her horse! http://main.montgomerycountypolicereporter.com/?p=61247

                            No sign yet of truck and trailer.
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                            • #34
                              Originally posted by Sonesta View Post
                              Hurray! Sheriff's Deputy found her horse! http://main.montgomerycountypolicereporter.com/?p=61247

                              No sign yet of truck and trailer.
                              good news!


                              • #35
                                Great, what a relief that must have been.

                                We really need to reinstall hanging for horse theft.


                                • #36
                                  Back in the bad old days, I could unlock a car door with a flat shedding blade.

                                  Remember being able to pull up a lock with an unbent wire hanger threaded through the window?
                                  ~ Horse Box Lovers Clique ~


                                  • #37
                                    Tied to a tree and other horses in the area were taken care of? That's horrible. I hope the find the jerks and hang them by their short hairs.
                                    “Pray, hope, and don't worry.”

                                    St. Padre Pio


                                    • #38
                                      So glad she got her horse back.


                                      • #39
                                        Phew. Still sucks about the truck and trailer of course but the horse is the most important part of this equation! I'm shocked Fords are so easy to break into. I once locked myself out of my Toyota at a rest stop on the Penna Turnpike. Someone tried to help me break back in to it using some of methods described but none worked. This is a 98, so not a new car. In the end we called the Triple A.
                                        "Choose to chance the rapids, and dare to dance the tides" - Garth Brooks
                                        "With your permission, dear, I'll take my fences one at a time" - Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey


                                        • #40
                                          Great news about the horse!