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Need to board a horse in Pennsylvania/PA? Make sure they know how to FEED THEM.

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  • #21
    Originally posted by katarine View Post
    And she is still BREEDING them.
    Of course she is still breeding! That's the way people can produce more unwanted and unsaleable horses. Poor horses!

    Well, time for all eyes to be on her now.


    • #22
      Originally posted by LauraKY View Post
      I understand someone getting away with starving horses for a time, but unless she was boarding for out of town owners, how did the boarder's horses starve without them realizing it?
      I was thinking the same thing. And where are the owners of these horses?:
      "Four additional horses were also found suffering from malnutrition, according to authorities. Three of the surviving horses involved in the case are boarders' horses"

      Also, supposedly there is a lesson program going on as well...NO ONE noticed these horses??? No one at all? Sounds like the farm gets some foot traffic regularly...
      JB-Infinity Farm


      • #23
        Who knows what experience level these boarders were?
        In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.

        whatever the circumstances, it is sad.
        "It's like a Russian nesting doll of train wrecks."--CaitlinandTheBay

        ...just settin' on the Group W bench.


        • #24
          But let's don't slam the entire state of Pennsylvania please! There are plenty of good horsemen/women here too. The frauds are everywhere.


          • #25
            Originally posted by AA Hunter View Post
            But let's don't slam the entire state of Pennsylvania please! There are plenty of good horsemen/women here too. The frauds are everywhere.
            I do not think anyone was slamming the state.
            The way I read it, the title is more of a warning for people in the state.


            • #26
              I never understood how she just continued to come on here like nothing. The poor filly, the skinny horses, etc.


              • #27
                Originally posted by trubandloki View Post
                I do not think anyone was slamming the state.
                The way I read it, the title is more of a warning for people in the state.
                I agree- she was just warning the people of PA.


                • #28
                  Hey, aspen, we know you're reading this thread. You're disgusting for what you've done to those horses. Shame on you.


                  • #29
                    I wonder what happened to FrostyOak Isabella, the blind filly. Aspen: Did you put her down?
                    The virtual "woodshed" seems the only remedy for willful fools .


                    • Original Poster

                      Originally posted by AA Hunter View Post
                      But let's don't slam the entire state of Pennsylvania please! There are plenty of good horsemen/women here too. The frauds are everywhere.
                      How could you possibly suggest I was slamming PA?

                      There are 1-2 active threads on the front page of COTH's Off Course that are people looking in PENNSYLVANIA for places to board horses. By putting a separate thread here, with PA in the title...it warns those shoppers to avoid that barn in PA. If I just post in their thread- it could get lost. Hell I should go change the title to include the word "Pennsylvania."

                      That was my logic. No one anywhere stated asshats are unique to PA.


                      • #31
                        Filly is still with her. Still not halter broke. Still for sale.

                        Wondering if that filly is the 4th horse from the article?

                        From her website under Updated 2013 horses for sale:
                        FrostyOak Isabella Nov 2009 1/4 CB Sporthorse Welsh filly mature 15.0 She is an amazing mover, very hardy, not halter broke. (All Eyez On Me X One Man's Gamble) $Contact for Price Negotiable to a training home
                        Mention of the filly on FB too, looking to place it. Still not mention of uveitis or even that she's not halter broke yet..just listed as "standoffish."

                        She was on here this morning viewing this thread a little after 6 am. She was on again doing the same at 3 pm.

                        At least now we know why she had tons of threads asking how to treat serious problems without calling a vet. It was a vet that reported her for neglect. Can't have vets out if your property is loaded with sick, injured and/or starving horses.

                        Many to most of her stock is listed as untouched "due to having no time" and yet she's had time to attend shows.
                        You jump in the saddle,
                        Hold onto the bridle!
                        Jump in the line!


                        • #32
                          She's had time to attend shows, build a barn, get online and peruse COTH (as she was doing 10 minutes ago), etc.


                          • #33
                            Originally posted by Carolinadreamin' View Post
                            She's had time to attend shows, build a barn, get online and peruse COTH (as she was doing 10 minutes ago), etc.

                            I hope the boarders can be contacted and can get their horses out of there. I wonder if they are out of state or are beginner owners and have no clue their horses are suffering.

                            Methinks the prosecutor would love to have all those old threads.
                            Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                            Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                            -Rudyard Kipling


                            • #34
                              Originally posted by Carolinadreamin' View Post
                              She's had time to attend shows, build a barn, get online and peruse COTH (as she was doing 10 minutes ago), etc.
                              I guess that would explain how she missed the horse getting thin under his rug...
                              God Almighty...


                              • #35

                                Interesting news interview. Maria Hayes will have to deal with the consequences of her neglect in court and in the public eye. One thing that was positive is that the four horses which were thin in the winter are now in good weight according to this report. That is (or appears to be) a refreshing change from the usual starvation stories posted here, where years go by with repeated visits by authorities and the abuser never changes. I hope this is a bad chapter in her life and she has truly reformed, and her animals don't suffer any more.
                                "Random capitAlization really Makes my day." -- AndNirina


                                • #36
                                  And the defenders are out in the comments on the article. They always are,aren't they? No one wants to believe that someone they know is capable of this.


                                  • #37
                                    If I remember correctly there were a few posters asking everyone to back off and not be so mean on the blind filly thread too.

                                    Nothing was going to get Aspen to change her song and dance, I don't think. I hope this has done it, but I seriously doubt it. Not everyone should own animals. And she's one of them.
                                    "Aye God, Woodrow..."


                                    • #38
                                      I just can't imagine. I just ordered my second grazing muzzle....
                                      The Equine Wellness and Nutrition FB Group - Come join us!!


                                      • #39
                                        She's HURT? SHE's the victim?

                                        She got an old horse from auction, put a blanket on it, and never EVER checked the animals condition and it died of starvation and SHE's the victim?

                                        Excuse me while I vomit.
                                        Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                                        Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                                        -Rudyard Kipling


                                        • #40
                                          Grrr. Someone should post a link to this thread in the comments. I won't do it because you have to give all your personal information to be able to log in. I'm shocked that people agree to that.