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When I tought I had seen it all, Craigslist pushes the limits further!

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  • When I tought I had seen it all, Craigslist pushes the limits further!

    Here it goes :

    All I can say is, WTF ?

  • #2
    Keep the horse in a garage? Ride it back and forth to the gym? I think it's a joke. I hope it's a joke.
    Delicious strawberry flavored death!


    • #3

      So is he only planning to go to the gym for 5 days?
      People never fail to make me go wtf I would hope it was a joke! I mean, someone with an ivy league diploma should be smart enough to come up with a better idea than keeping a horse in his garage for 5 days!
      "People ask me 'will I remember them if I make it'. I ask them 'will you remember me if I don't?'"


      • #4
        The first thought I had was.... oooo... someone got caught drinking and driving and got his license suspended and his vehicle impounded.
        Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
        Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
        -Rudyard Kipling


        • #5
          I'm guessing there was some sort of wager made while intoxicated.

          Adams Equine Wellness


          • #6
            Just because you went to an Ivy League school doesn't mean you're smart. You can just be politically well connected or be related to alumni who donate a lot of money.

            He should go to Enterprise and get a CAR. The other geldings at my barn look at funny sites on the internet at night, this is how I know about these things, I would worry what this guy would do to a horse. I am sorry to have to say that.
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            • #7
              I bet he gets a lot of responses from the scammers and identity thieves.

              you can take copies of all of my documentation: driver's license, utility bills, Ivy League university diploma, fingerprints, background check, etc.; anything you want
              Delicious strawberry flavored death!


              • #8
                What, you're not supposed to keep horses in the garage? I have about 30 of them in there now. I'll gladly give him one for $175, and he can keep it forever!


                • #9
                  What scares me more than the ad....the fact that he will more than likely get people willing to rent him a horse.
                  Debbie Hanson


                  • #10
                    I actually got the impression that this is some creepy ad to meet women. Read the last sentence.


                    • #11
                      Does take all kinds, doesn't it?

                      If this is weird, though, how weird will be the people who present horses for consideration?

                      At the end of the day he'd probably do better to rent a bike.

                      Mangalarga Marchador: Uma Raça, Uma Paixão


                      • #12
                        Clearly this guy is a few sandwiches shy of a picnic


                        • #13
                          oh my goodness - lol..

                          Here's what my son (age 18) said when I read that ad to him:

                          1. Uhm, you can't keep a horse in a garage, can you?
                          2. That might not be safe for the horse
                          3. There's something odd about that person
                          4. Maybe he met a woman at the gym and is trying to impress her by riding a horse to the gym..
                          5. Maybe he is just "strange"

                          My reaction - who the flying fruitbat would rent a horse to this person to ride on a highway to a gym for five days?

                          Why does this person need to ride a horse to the gym, is his car broken? Is his mind broken..
                          I got a good laugh out of this and can only hope that it is a joke.


                          • #14
                            Where is he gonna keep the horse once he gets to the gym!!!
                            I am guessing he has made a new years resolution to work out.
                            Hey 5 days is longer than I usally last.
                            I hope someone doesn't really respond to his ad.
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                            • #15
                              I agree with McVillesMom -- he was on the losing end of a wager.
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                              • #16
                                This has GOT to be a joke...... I hope.....
                                "We have an obligation. We are their keepers." ~Roy Jackson


                                • #17
                                  I'm with the "to meet chicks" theory...
                                  The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                                  Winston Churchill


                                  • #18
                                    Wouldn't it be smarter to jog to the gym? It's only 4 mi! What an idiot.
                                    Equine Massage Therapy Classes and Rehab for Horses


                                    • #19
                                      Ok, someone needs to reply to the ad (as a joke) and see whats up with it...its just too bizarre!!


                                      • #20
                                        I know people who kept their horses in their garage in the winter, in Alaska. They all liked the setup, no going outside to feed in -40 etc. In the summer, the horses lived outside.

                                        I lived in a subdivision as a kid and my pony had a pen in the backyard with access to the garage, it worked for him.

                                        As for the riding to the gym thing, I'm with the losing bet, or maybe some kind of promotional thing. Not so crazy, really.

                                        I saw an add on CL where someone wanted to rent a 4 wheel drive vehicle for 3 days so they could play on the snow. Couldn't they just go to Hertz?