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  • #21
    this is wrong in so many ways.

    Fighting an incredible urge to tell their bb administrator how to spell a lot


    • #22
      Has that foal's legs got much shot at straightening without those braces? It looks really odd...
      In the swiftness of my darkness I whisper to thunder, I am patient as stone, as wild as lightening, the very symbol of surging potency and the power of movement for I am THE SPIRIT OF THE HORSE


      • #23
        I didnt read down far enough... Oops, guess I added another member to her oddball boards. Those babies are so sad. Disgusting. What a foolish person, her set up looks like a barnyard freakshow. Too bad for the animals. At least they look fed.

        Tracy Geller
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        • #24
          Definitely sounds like a scam to me but it seems that they are knowingly trying to see how many *stupid* people fall for it & actually pay money to save the horse from being gelded. Like when they make mention of the time 6 people *actually* paid money to save the horses mane. Then they ask for fellow BB'ers (of that board) to type in 'testimonials' - to sucker people into voting. At least that was my interpretation of the whole ugly thing. But as someone else stated- the terrible, unfortunate thing is the poor horses that are being used to that end. The whole thing is disgusting & I can't imagine what kind of people think something like that is funny.


          • #25


            "Court, you are THE QUEEN OF LEAN!" My trainer!

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            • #26
              OMG, that looks even worse, how awful..!
              In the swiftness of my darkness I whisper to thunder, I am patient as stone, as wild as lightening, the very symbol of surging potency and the power of movement for I am THE SPIRIT OF THE HORSE


              • #27
                They're put there for a REASON! What kind of fool goes against the vet's instruction so brazenly? Well, to answer my own question, the kind of fool who shouldn't have the horse to begin with... Sad. Just sad.

                The proctologist called. He found your head.
                Driven insane in the carpool lane...


                • #28
                  Sick, Sick, Sick. The black and white foal looks like it had 4 back legs.... Why is she keep those poor things alive. Someone should report her or something should be done because that just isn't right/cruel. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_mad.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_mad.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img]

                  Just another day!!!
                  I want to be like Barbie because that bitch has everything!


                  • #29
                    Those poor foals!!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img] Can't the SPCA get involved or something??

                    As for gelding the rescue horse... anyone else notice the "vote counters" are actually page view counters? Hellloooo.

                    -Anne, the sister of a PrettyFilly and searching for the PerfectHorse-
                    "I'm not insane...I just compartmentalize!"


                    • Original Poster

                      Unfortunately, the foal with the severe calf knees does not have much chance at straightening out. Its chances would depend on if it had hypoplaisa (under formation) of the carpal bones at the front of the joint, unossified bones (bones which still consisted of cartilage) at birth, resulting in crushing down of the joint, or simply a horrible case of lax tendons. The hypoplasia would basically have no chance at all to correct itself, under ossified bones MIGHT have had a chance if they were BRACED, lax tendons again would have done best braced in so severe a case. Poor little baby, I cannot see it ever being sound. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img] The knees still look horrible in their polowraps in the 6 week pictures. Notice how the foal is lying down in both pictures also. It looks like it spends a lot of time that way. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img]

                      The other foals knock knees are also severe, but luckily for that foal, the knees look to have straightened out somewhat in the 6 week old picture. Not perfect, but at least it should be able to get around and could straighten more.

                      Did you notice the mare which was bred in the first place to create these foals? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] That mare had no buisness being bred. Poor mare.

                      So very sad in so many ways. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img]

                      God forbid that I should go to any Heaven in which there are no horses.
                      ~R. Graham
                      God forbid that I should go to any Heaven in which there are no horses.
                      ~R. Graham


                      • #31
                        Long shot - but did anyone hear "Talk of the Nation" on NPR yesterday when they said that although Spamming is illegal, it's common because everyone accepts and ignores it because it's easier to hit the delete button, when it SHOULD be reported.

                        This person boisterously fessed up to spamming, and even named the sites and members they target!

                        Who can this be reported to?


                        • #32
                          I want to know!!!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_mad.gif[/img]

                          We start believin' now that we can be who we are. -Grease

                          You don't throw a whole life away just because its a little banged up - Tom Smith


                          • #33
                            Dunhorse - your boy is beautiful, and I am SO GLAD you got him out of there! What a sweet face he has!


                            Buy a dog a toy and it will play with it for ever. Buy a cat a present and it will play with the wrapper for 10 minutes.

                            Book: If you take advantage of her, you\'re going to burn in a very special level of Hell, a level they reserve for child molesters and people who talk at the theater. Firefly


                            • #34
                              What, you mean that you shouldn't breed a mare just because she has a long, pretty flaxen mane??? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img]
                              "Men tended to discount the capacity of animals to enact, often with considerable panache, the foulest of crimes and the most daring stunts." --Michael Chabon

                              Smile! It won't mess up your hair!


                              • #35
                                I have never seen legs like that before except on minis at the UofI for straightening surgery. Hopefully they will straighten out.

                                I did go and post on her site saying I thought it was a horrible way to try to get members, and I certainly would never come back.
                                My response

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                                [This message was edited by Medievalist on Nov. 02, 2002 at 02:26 PM.]


                                • #36

                                  I hope the link works!!! ENJOY!!
                                  My horses past and present....


                                  • #37
                                    Sorry about that guys!!
                                    My horses past and present....


                                    • #38

                                      It is on the homepage, but here it is for y'all to let them know what you REALLY think.


                                      • Original Poster


                                        The gorgeous grey horse belongs to Duramax. I am sure she loves to hear what you think of her pretty boy. I COMPLETELY agree that is a good thing she got him away from that wacko lady. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                                        God forbid that I should go to any Heaven in which there are no horses.
                                        ~R. Graham

                                        God forbid that I should go to any Heaven in which there are no horses.
                                        ~R. Graham


                                        • #40
                                          If any saddlebred owners could chime in here....

                                          I have heard that saddlebreds often come with sway backs and are shown with them. I'm not sure if it is a gentic thing or a result of training abuse, but I know it is fairly common.