Tag Archives: pet peeves

Friday the 13th is Unlucky for some…

Like these 26 pregnant mares on a feedlot. The write up on the feedlot’s site is as follows: We have 26 mares, all colors, all due to foal between now and May! 2yrs old to 12yrs old. Not gentle! We … Continue reading

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Dead Men Tell no Tales

  In the ongoing saga of the kill pen full of Standies and my frantic detective work I have learned something. A lot of the last registered owners of these horses have passed on. This sweet fellow is in this predicament. … Continue reading

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So you LOOOVE horses?

Warning rant a’coming… A lot of people love horses, and want to rescue them, and want to tell the world when they have been wronged by someone cruel and heartless. UNTIL IT COMES TIME TO BACK IT UP!!! I will … Continue reading

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Have you ever…

…seen a set of hind legs like this?          This fellow is a 3 year old.  He is on a feedlot and his breed and training status remain a mystery.  Many well meaning commenters seem to think proper feed and … Continue reading

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A Celebration of What?

Hope everyone ate, drank and visited too much and is now relaxing 🙂 Why do they call it “The Holidays”? They are anything BUT, I long for real life to begin again, and c’mon school, willya start already??? Anyways…back to … Continue reading

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Edjumacaytion

A sort of continuation of the slaughter post;  HJK posted this: Sadly, for every quality breeder there seems to be another 10 crappy ones. I think the long-term solution is education. It’s tough, as tough as arguing slaughter with a … Continue reading

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You “bread” it…

From Kijiji: Date   Listed 09-Oct-13   Price $300.00   Address Smiths Falls, ON    K7A 5B8, Canada   View map Offered   By Registered   Breeder Django was born wih weak ligamets and tendons in one of his rear … Continue reading

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Rescue…Me!

I see a lot of rescues adopting out untrained horses.  If they are too young to start then this is understandable, and as long as they ensure the youngster is going to a home capable of starting from nearly scratch … Continue reading

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It never stops, does it?

And the ad text: Turning 4 year old Arabian + Quarter Horse Colt standing 15 hh he is a sorrel with a flaxen mane and tail an a blaze running down his face. He has his ground work done he … Continue reading

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Oh Baby

FREE TO ANYONE Baby.  Must go in two weeks or going to auction.   I finally got a horse! Sound crazy?  I just paraphrased the Craiglist ad for this old fellow, his name is London. Seems London’s owner has had a … Continue reading

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