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2013 Leg-Up Equestrian Assistance Program, Inc. FOAL RAFFLE!!

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  • 2013 Leg-Up Equestrian Assistance Program, Inc. FOAL RAFFLE!!

    2013's Foal Raffle is ON! This year's foal is Elixir d'Avalon (Escudo II x Morticia/Mannhattan) - a registered and branded premium foal. A portion of the proceeds this year will go to those equines and equestrians that were devastated by the tornadoes in Oklahoma and those that were impacted by the flooding in Calgary, Canada.

    For the cost of a $5.00 ticket you not only stand a chance to win this gorgeous colt, but you are also helping out your fellow equestrians! A win/win situation!

    For more information on the foal raffle, where to purchase tickets, more information about Elixir, please visit the Leg-Up wepage - http://www.leg-up.org/foal-raffle.html

    Good luck Everyone!
    Leg-Up Equestrian Assistance Program, Inc. a 501(c)(3) charity
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    Make an Auction Donation

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    Nice!
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    • #3
      Wonderful!
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      • #4
        he would look good on my couch...
        Originally posted by BigMama1
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        • #5
          I don't come around COTH much anymore, but I can't be the only one who thinks raffling off a live animal is a little oogy, right?

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          • #6
            Really people?

            So every hick who has 5 bucks laying around may walk away with a living breathing animal they have no clue what to do with or how to take care of?
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            • #7
              Originally posted by luvmytbs View Post
              Really people?

              So every hick who has 5 bucks laying around may walk away with a living breathing animal they have no clue what to do with or how to take care of?
              Horses are being given away. You do not need five bucks to get a "living breathing animal they have no clue what to do with or how to take care of".
              I support equine meat processing as an option for those who choose to use it.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by wonderhorseguy View Post
                Horses are being given away. You do not need five bucks to get a "living breathing animal they have no clue what to do with or how to take care of".
                But it's so much more fun to participate in a raffle. Kind of like gambling.
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                • #9
                  Maybe if the proceeds went to HSUS and their affiliates, lvmytb's would approve.

                  We all know how imprtant they were during Katrina..scoop the cash..photo op tee shirts

                  A draw such as this is not going to be of any interest to a non horse person.
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                  • #10
                    [SIZE=4]In the event you would like to support the cause, but don't wish to own the foal, you will have the option of donating the foal back to the Leg-Up Equestrian Assistance Program, Inc. and an online auction will be held with the proceeds from that auction going back to L.E.A.P. [/SIZE]
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by luvmytbs View Post
                      But it's so much more fun to participate in a raffle. Kind of like gambling.
                      At least the money goes to a good cause, win or lose.
                      I support equine meat processing as an option for those who choose to use it.

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                      • #12
                        Jeez, there's 1, or 5 in every crowd huh? This excellent cause has been going on for several years. Those of you who are opposed don't have to participate (as usual). I'm sure you're disappointed that you've just found out about it. Missed out on all those previous opportunities to express your disgust.
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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Laurierace View Post
                          [SIZE=4]In the event you would like to support the cause, but don't wish to own the foal, you will have the option of donating the foal back to the Leg-Up Equestrian Assistance Program, Inc. and an online auction will be held with the proceeds from that auction going back to L.E.A.P. [/SIZE]
                          Shocking, they have a contingency plan....
                          Originally posted by BigMama1
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                          • #14
                            There is also fine print that would allow the organization to fully check out the winner and its facilities. And more fine print that permits the organization "the right to alter these terms and conditions at any time and in its sole discretion."

                            No way they will allow a foal to go to a bad place.
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                            • #15
                              So you think people wouldn't participate in a raffle if the item to be raffled off would be something other than an animal, yet horse related?
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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Fairfax View Post
                                Maybe if the proceeds went to HSUS and their affiliates, lvmytb's would approve.

                                We all know how imprtant they were during Katrina..scoop the cash..photo op tee shirts

                                A draw such as this is not going to be of any interest to a non horse person.
                                I have never donated to HSUS, not even one penny.
                                And I discourage others from doing so all the time.

                                But, if you actually paid attention to what people post, you would have figured that out a long time ago.
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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Sonesta View Post
                                  There is also fine print that would allow the organization to fully check out the winner and its facilities. And more fine print that permits the organization "the right to alter these terms and conditions at any time and in its sole discretion."

                                  No way they will allow a foal to go to a bad place.
                                  I'm glad to know that.
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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by luvmytbs View Post
                                    So you think people wouldn't participate in a raffle if the item to be raffled off would be something other than an animal, yet horse related?
                                    ...Not in the same numbers, no.
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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by luvmytbs View Post
                                      So you think people wouldn't participate in a raffle if the item to be raffled off would be something other than an animal, yet horse related?
                                      Gee, I dunno, luvmytbs. Why don't you donate something to be raffled, like say, a new horse trailer, and let's find out.

                                      I think it is wonderful that Kathy and Jos donate one of their foals every year to raise funds for a good cause.
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Sonesta View Post
                                        Gee, I dunno, luvmytbs. Why don't you donate something to be raffled, like say, a new horse trailer, and let's find out.
                                        Gee, why don't you check with big local dealerships if they'd like to donate a trailer or a truck for a raffle?
                                        It's not that uncommon, really.

                                        Sorry if I am ruffling feathers here, but IMO I think raffling off an animal is not the only way to be successful at a raffle.
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