YAY! We WON a horse!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by sred98, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Our Round-up club had an event back in October, and they were selling chances on a 12 yo quarter horse to raise money for a local charity called Helping Hooves, that help children with developmental and physical disabilities with equine therapy. Well, they called today, and we WON the horse! [​IMG] We are still in shock! [​IMG] I have been calling everyone I know to tell them! [​IMG] LOL! The kids are already fighting over him, but I think I might keep him for myself! [​IMG]

    Here is the link if anyone is interested in seeing him:

    http://helpinghoovesok.org/drawing_to_win_8.html

    He is a fleabitten gray, 12 yo gelding. Trained in dressage and western pleasure. They were riding him bareback with the nylon rope halter (no bit) at the event.

    I am especially excited because we just got my horse back from the trainer this weekend, and she didn't do well. [​IMG] He said she'll be fine for a few days, or a week, then throw you and roll on you, so I don't want anyone riding her. I think she'll just be my shadow, like she has been since I got her. I may try a female trainer and see if she does better.

    Anyway, just wanted to share my exciting news!

    YAY! [​IMG]

    Shelly
     
  2. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    Congrats [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  3. andehens

    andehens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW, he looks great, enjoy!
     
  4. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    Whoohoo! Congrats on your new family member.
     
  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on winning a horse
     
  6. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
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    Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  7. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    NE. IN
    WON???? to me winning a horse would be a bad thing.....[​IMG]

    congrats......enjoy the hay burner.

    I did look at his picture, for a horse, he does look pretty. Says he unloads easily. Unloading up here is not a good thing unless you need the manure......[​IMG]
     
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  8. Samarai Jenn

    Samarai Jenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's beautiful! Congrats!
     
  9. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    Wow congrats
     
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  10. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I LOVE white horses!
     

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