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

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  • #61
    Just got off the phone with the ranch... It looks like they are not far off I-75 above I-10. They told me to take the exit for Hwy 129 heading west. I can you more exact directions if you need 'em. If you check the link in the OP ther's a map and physical addy (I couldn't read the map, so I called).

    Who all's planning to go? Want to meet up?
    Y'all ain't right!


    • #62
      I just found out that Designer Socks is a son of Sock Broker and placed 7th at the APHA World as a 2 year old in Western Pleasure.

      I also found a link to an auction he went through up north. I know I have seen him at an auction here, too ... obviously he has been through a lot of auctions in the last year or so.


      • #63
        Poor guy. I'm sure he's ready for some TLC!
        Y'all ain't right!


        • #64
          Anyone been to this auction before? About what time do they usually start getting to the horses?
          Some nights I stay up cashing in my bad luck; some nights I call it a draw. -- fun.

          My favorite podcasts: Overdue, How Did This Get Made?, Up and Vanished, Appointment Television.


          • Original Poster


            the horses will start to sell any time between 10 and 12.

            Just leaving now to go up there.

            Will post later,probably around 6 tonight.
            \"I have lived my life-it is nearly done-.I have played the game all round;But I freely admit that the best of my fun I owe it to Horse and Hound\".


            • #66
              I am in central Florida, just east of Tampa.
              I hope to be there tomorrow as well
              If you really think about it, what can you blame on a horse?


              • #67
                let us know if anyone comes home with you!
                see my ribbon quilts at: www.ribbonquilts.com


                • #68
                  Ya'll be sure to check in later to see what fernie has to show us.

                  I want a roll call. Who is definitely going (besides me & fernie)?
                  Y'all ain't right!


                  • #69
                    I want to go to see what it is like.

                    I do not have room for a fifth horse right now. but need to get rid of one and get another that would be better in a lesson program.


                    • #70
                      I have been to this auction MANY times. If you are looking to purchase one of thier "Registered" horses, make sure you SEE the registration papers first.. Sometimes they are advertised as reg. and they dont have the papers or proper paperwork needed.

                      As far as the EF Rhapsody in Blue, he was nice fat show condition last auction. He was advertised in the Horse and Tack a few months back for some crazy amount $6,000. if i am not mistaken. I have purchased one horse which was a Reg. AWS mare and would not trade her for anything in the world.. She can be seen at http://www.horses.gq.nu on the before and after page (rescue page) to give you a idea.......... Her name is Southern Cross. I wish I could go but I am out of town


                      • Original Poster

                        Pics are on up my web shots..

                        I hope.
                        \"I have lived my life-it is nearly done-.I have played the game all round;But I freely admit that the best of my fun I owe it to Horse and Hound\".


                        • #72
                          Those pictures were about what I expected.

                          fernie, you ought to update the title to let folks know they can see the pix (Pictures! link p.4).
                          Y'all ain't right!


                          • #73
                            I'll be there! Not sure what I'm after yet. I'm really hoping that Foxy, the 21yo ranch mare, is sound. I may get a baby to train up, not sure yet. Maybe one of each?

                            Trinkets skip and stars, the filly, sounds like she goes back to Impressive. That Skipa line is halter and Impressive bred which means possibilty for HYPP. Not too sure about that one.

                            Anyone APHA registered that can look up 10 O'clock new's pedigree?? She sounds pretty!

                            I couldn't tell from the pictures if Foxy or 10'oclock news were in there.


                            • #74
                              I was thinking Navicular changes/problems or possibly founder on Designer Socks--poor boy, hope he gets a home that will actually do something for him.
                              Designer Socks has 21 Open APHA western pleasure points--will check and see if he is registered with pinto for ya--KissingOak. The Burner Affair has several AQHA open and amateur points in halter.
                              Also I have CR Royale Moonbeams pedigree from Pinto (from pinto records he was also registered half arab--previous owner is in Palm City), Designer Socks from APHA, and EF RHAPSODY IN BLUE from AQHA if anyone is interested. I can email them to you.


                              • #75
                                Gins Mom---10 O'clock new sells with APHA application so unless you call them and get the sire and dam's info there is no way to look her up with APHA because she is not yet registered with them.


                                • Original Poster

                                  Beastie,bring your trailer,the 2 old mares are screaming to come home with you.

                                  They are so dear,it breaks my heart.

                                  I got the impression they had been together for a long time.

                                  I will definately throw some $$ into the pot.

                                  They do not need to go "barrel racing with the grand kids".

                                  As you come south on I 75 take exit 451 to the boys ranch.

                                  I will have my cell,do you still have my #.
                                  \"I have lived my life-it is nearly done-.I have played the game all round;But I freely admit that the best of my fun I owe it to Horse and Hound\".


                                  • #77
                                    Good luck, ladies! Hope they all find nice, warm, kind homes.
                                    see my ribbon quilts at: www.ribbonquilts.com


                                    • #78
                                      ok that little bay pony is too cute.

                                      now all i have to do is talk my husband into letting me go.

                                      if I make it look for me fernie, I will be wearing a baseball cap that has when pigs fly farms on it.


                                      • #79
                                        Yeah fernie, I think they're calling me too. Hopefully 17handtb or someone can help me move them into the TB rescue stream if I end up with one or both.

                                        Of course the babies and ponies are calling me too...

                                        My daughter just left from looking over my shoulder at the pictures. She has a list and really likes the look of Thunderbolt and Rhapsody She thinks they need some of her special TLC. I guess the apple doesn't fall far and all that. It's a good thing (I think) that I only have a two horse trailer.

                                        I have no idea what I'll be wearing, but it sounds like I'll have my daughter with me. She looks (I'm told) as much like me as any 15 y.o. can look like her 40 y.o. mom I/we have wavy shoulder length brown hair and I will probably be wearing glasses. Hopefully I'll be pulling in at 9:30 or so in a black Tahoe with silver Hawk trailer.
                                        Y'all ain't right!


                                        • #80
                                          Oops, I missed that on 10 oclock news. I own registered horses, but I've never registered a baby so I didn't realize they aren't on record yet.

                                          I'll be there. I emailed the boys ranch earlier today with some questions including what time the horses will start. She said they'll start around 11ish. So, I'm planning to be there with hubby at 10.

                                          See ya!