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  • Craigslist winner of the day

    http://raleigh.craigslist.org/grd/3994979412.html

    *head desk* I have a feeling Tony might be tired of being called a mare . Cute horse though

  • #2
    We don't know she's not a mare. If it was Toni instead, would you have posted this?

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    • #3
      The ad does say "has been cut". That usually means gelding. Pic doesn't show.
      Never argue with a fool. Noone can tell who is who.

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      • #4
        I think it's supposed to be a surprise. I can see something, but with a horse that fat it could be a small sheath or the front of the udder.
        Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
        Incredible Invisible

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        • #5
          my guess is that they think you have mares and stallions and if it's not a stallion anymore it must be a mare? if that's the case I'm giggling, he/it looks like a cutie
          Saddle Tree Acres

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          • #6
            Either that or Tony is a hermaphroditic horse. "Come one, come all, and see the incredible gelded mare!"

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            • #7
              I don't think it is up to us to judge transgendered horses. Perhaps Tony was stallion born but identifies as a mare?
              Originally posted by The Saddle
              Perhaps I need my flocking adjusted.

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              • #8
                that is a darn cute little horse

                and at least clean and not skinny with trim hooves
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                • #9
                  Originally posted by rustbreeches View Post
                  I don't think it is up to us to judge transgendered horses. Perhaps Tony was stallion born but identifies as a mare?
                  "He's called Susan and he wants you to respect his life choices."
                  Gracious "Gracie," 2002 TB mare
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                  • #10
                    When I first read this, before reading the comments, I read "has been cut" to mean they tried the horse for cutting, especially coming right after the riding experience.

                    The other option is definitely a possibility though.

                    Christa

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Stushica View Post
                      my guess is that they think you have mares and stallions and if it's not a stallion anymore it must be a mare? if that's the case I'm giggling, he/it looks like a cutie
                      Of he could not think of the word gelding and that is the best he could do to describe it's sex, but confused us more?

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                      • #12
                        Perhaps he meant 'male' instead of 'mare'. At any rate, s/he's cute.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by rustbreeches View Post
                          I don't think it is up to us to judge transgendered horses. Perhaps Tony was stallion born but identifies as a mare?
                          Poor transgendered Tony/Toni -s/he is cute!

                          I sometimes think of my barely-15h OTTB gelding as slightly effeminate and a lady-boy - is that wrong?
                          http://essas-storm.blogspot.ca/ An OTTB rescue/project found me!

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Brooke View Post
                            Perhaps he meant 'male' instead of 'mare'. At any rate, s/he's cute.
                            That makes the most sense.

                            But what a cute horse!
                            Jigga:
                            Why must you chastise my brilliant idea with facts and logic? **picks up toys (and wine) and goes home**

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by cottonXCblondie View Post
                              "He's called Susan and he wants you to respect his life choices."
                              Whovian! I found a Whovian!
                              If i smell like peppermint, I gave my horse treats.
                              If I smell like shampoo, I gave my horse a bath.
                              If I smell like manure, I tripped.

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                              • #16
                                That's a cutie for sure.
                                Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole

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                                • #17
                                  I think Tony is a mare who cut her leg on the fence, or something similar.
                                  I have a Fjord! Life With Oden

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                                  • #18
                                    Given the general language/grammar in the post, if Tony is a mare, my guess is "has been cut" actually means "has been used for cutting."
                                    You have to have experiences to gain experience.

                                    1998 Morgan mare Mythic Feronia "More Valley Girl Than Girl Scout!"

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                                    • #19
                                      "From now on, I want you all to call me Loretta.."

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by hoopoe View Post
                                        that is a darn cute little horse

                                        and at least clean and not skinny with trim hooves
                                        I agree. The horse looks nice abet chubby.

                                        A few years ago, someone on Coth was giving away an hermaphrodite TB with good breeding, since the breeder did not want to put the horse down. I don't think the CL horse is one, probably just a typo.

                                        When I was a kid, I named some of my cats names that could have been confusing and probably caused some fights with neighborhood cats.

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