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Look What Showed Up at a Florida Horse Show

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  • Look What Showed Up at a Florida Horse Show

    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier

  • #2
    awe! poor little guy. he was all curled up on a blankey....


    • #3
      I don't think I'd like to live in Florida... and that is one of the reasons why! They just freak me out!!
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      • #4
        Reminds me of Wally. He was about that size.
        I'm a second hand Vegan. Cows eat grass. I eat cows.


        • #5
          Wally?? LOL
          Sounds like an interesting story.

          Originally posted by wireweiners View Post
          Reminds me of Wally. He was about that size.
          The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
          H. Cate


          • #6
            CAPTION THIS: "where did my horse go?"


            • #7
              Guard Gator!
              It is mating season right now...
              Life is hard. Buy a freaking helmet.
              Originally posted by meupatdoes
              Whatever, go gallop.


              • #8
                But the blankie was warm!
                <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


                • #9
                  Never in my life time could I imagine a day when I thought a gator could look cute... but this one does. All curled up comfily on a blanket.


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by JGHIRETIRE View Post
                    Wally?? LOL
                    Sounds like an interesting story.
                    Do a search for "There's a Gator in My Pond" in Around the Farm. That will give you the story of Wally Gator.
                    I'm a second hand Vegan. Cows eat grass. I eat cows.


                    • #11
                      You can say he has good taste in blankets.


                      • #12
                        OMG Mike, where do you find this stuff?!! Talk about freaky. Talk about scary... although he does look surprisingly cute on that blanket.
                        "Random capitAlization really Makes my day." -- AndNirina


                        • #13
                          Too far North for 2Jakes to have helped. But my first thought was, better check where in FL, she might have been on the case.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by wireweiners View Post
                            Do a search for "There's a Gator in My Pond" in Around the Farm. That will give you the story of Wally Gator.
                            I remember that thread! I think that was about the time "There's a dead deer in my pool!""


                            • #15
                              He/she is so camoflaged! Yikes! Just thinking about all the times I've reached for things in my barn in darkness just KNOWING exactly where I had left them.


                              • #16
                                Yikes! How incredibly unexpected.

                                Good thing it wasn't dark when they found him..

                                I remember reading an article back in the 80's about an elderly farm couple in southern Missouri who found a BABOON in their barn.

                                I can only imagine how surreal that experience must have been. "Umm , honey, there's a baboon in the barn"...

                                They were able to set a cage trap for it and caught it. The nearest zoo was 500 miles from them, and was not missing a baboon. They never found out where it came from..


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Jumpin_Horses View Post
                                  CAPTION THIS: "where did my horse go?"

                                  Originally posted by Jumpin_Horses View Post
                                  awe! poor little guy. he was all curled up on a blankey....
                                  No, he's camouflaging himself to improve chances for lunch - I think ... cold-blooded villain ...


                                  • #18

                                    It's a show croc....


                                    • #19
                                      I don't know...gators carry their toplines very evenly and have a nice steady, slow gait. It IS an AQHA show. Heck, he might place in either Western Pleasure or H/J. He won't get first because they carry their tails too high.
                                      “Pray, hope, and don't worry.”

                                      St. Padre Pio


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by microbovine View Post
                                        I don't know...gators carry their toplines very evenly and have a nice steady, slow gait. It IS an AQHA show. Heck, he might place in either Western Pleasure or H/J. He won't get first because they carry their tails too high.
                                        Oh, a good vet can fix that tail.

                                        I don't think many stewards will be brave enough to "check tails" on him.