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Florida horse auction this, Sat-pics on fernies webshots.horses need your help!!!.

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  • #41
    How often do they hold these auctions at the boys ranch?

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    • #42
      Every three months they sell the horses that have been donated that the ranch can't use or sell outright for whatever reason.
      Y'all ain't right!

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      • #43
        Even though I sit here from Florida, I am surprised to see that a ex-police horse would be on the auctioning block. I thought those types of animals (horses, dogs) were ensured a retirement home.

        Heather

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        • #44
          and yet one more reminder that donating a horse to what seems like a permanent home may result in a totally unexpected outcome for the horse - ex-police horse or other.
          Nevertheless, she persisted.

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          • #45
            oh I wish that My barn was built already...I'd love to be involved in Horse Rescue....
            where are the other Fla.People???
            What region of the state are you in??
            Great Idea!!!

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            • #46
              I would Love to purchase and save a life from there...
              I remember Bunchys' Auction in N.J....it was horrid....
              When my barn is ready,that is where I'll go

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              • #47
                So far I have saved 2 from local auctions here in FL and placed them. As soon as finances allow I would like to do it again, maybe at the next boys ranch auction. I would like to see a group formed here like the CBER. I know there are a lot of us that would like to help but are not financially capable, don't have the facilities, enough time etc. This is where group support really comes in handy! I have some land to work with but need more shelters and more seperation for quarantine (need to keep a rescue seperate from my 3 personal horses)...I am working on the property. Even if I can take just one at a time at least I will feel like I'm doing something.

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                • #48
                  That is Great...Saving One is Better than doing Nothing!!!
                  Can you say what region of Fl. you are in???
                  I.E.
                  N.E.
                  S.E.
                  South
                  N.W
                  West
                  I am about 60 miles N. of Wellington....130 miles South of Orlando
                  Would Love to get involved if I can

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                  • #49
                    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">That is Great...Saving One is Better than doing Nothing!!!
                    Can you say what region of Fl. you are in???
                    I.E.
                    N.E.
                    S.E.
                    South
                    N.W
                    West
                    I am about 60 miles N. of Wellington....130 miles South of Orlando
                    Would Love to get involved if I can </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

                    I am located in N.Central FL between Ocala and Gainesville

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                    • #50
                      That is a Beautiful area...we just looked at property up there...Dunellon....
                      we have 5 acres here we want to build on
                      but my fiancee is reconsidering moving up there..
                      The Live Oak auction is News to me...didn't know the details till I read this thread...Timing is not great...But....Like I said...In future I would Love to help....
                      Do you know of any Horse Rescue Groups closer to me??? or a contact??? I would still like to Volunteer..
                      I Truly hope all those horses find homes on Sat.
                      I looked through their descriptions....So Sad that at their ages,they don't have a permanent retirement home....

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                      • #51
                        The appy that is blind in one eye isn't a red leopard by any chance is she? I just got an email from a blind horse list about someone looking for a red leopard mare, blind (or partially so) in one eye that she lost track of.
                        Pam

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                        • #52
                          I'm sorry I can't go, but looked at these twos show records.

                          The Burner Affair has a few halter points. Open and Amateur. Last show in 1994. Was enrolled into the horseback riding program in 1997.

                          DESIGNER SOCKS has 21 Western Pleasure points.

                          Wish I could go and bid on either, but... Hopefully they will go to a good home. Sounds like Designer Socks needs a special knowledgeable home where someone may help him with his lameness. I wanna go, but...

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                          • #53
                            Bump

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                            • #54
                              Fernie, would you look at Sea Tech for me and find out if she has any souveniers from the race track? I don't mind a small bow or something like that but nothing major? Is there an opportunity to vet these horses prior to final purchase?
                              "Perhaps the final test of anybody's love of dogs is their willingness to permit them to make a camping ground of the bed" -Henry T. Merwin

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                              • #55
                                I would LOVE a pic and health info on this gal:

                                10 DETONATERS RED FOX aka "FOXY"
                                21 year old Red Dun Mare AQHA Registered
                                Has been used on the Ranch and as roping horse

                                There's just no better horse and a nice, seasoned one. I got here on a link from flahorse . com. Thanks a bunch to whoever posted that!!!

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                                • #56
                                  Shameless bump to keep this closer to the top.
                                  Y'all ain't right!

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                                  • #57
                                    I am very interested in Designer Socks. I KNOW I have seen this horse before either at a show or at an auction.

                                    I am hoping that his lameness issues are workable and not navicular. I would prefer recurrent abscesses or founder over navicular. I have dealt with all three and am not put of by it.

                                    I am currently seeking a new horse for myself and have no problems with spending money to maintain one and provide a loving home.

                                    My husband even agreed to it :-)

                                    Fernie, please find out any info that you can on him. I would greatly appreciate it :-D

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                                    • #58
                                      <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">I am hoping that his lameness issues are workable and not navicular. I would prefer recurrent abscesses or founder over navicular. I have dealt with all three and am not put of by it.

                                      I am currently seeking a new horse for myself and have no problems with spending money to maintain one and provide a loving home.

                                      My husband even agreed to it :-) </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
                                      KissingOak...you rock! I wish more folks were like you and not so afraid of different health/lameness issues. Most can be managed!

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                                      • #59
                                        Where exactly is this auction located?
                                        Corner Stone Farm
                                        Weeki Wachee,FL .Follow us on FB!

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                                        • #60
                                          <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Where exactly is this auction located? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
                                          I believe on I-10 off I-75 in Live Oak...not sure of the exact addy...anyone have it?

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