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post #11 of 21 Old 09-26-2013, 10:17 PM
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Whoever said he was a healthy weight? Whack that sob in the head with a 2X4, hard. It makes me so angry to see horses like this, im glad you got him.
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post #12 of 21 Old 09-26-2013, 10:28 PM
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To thin glad you are having a vet look at him. Awesome that he has found you
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post #13 of 21 Old 09-27-2013, 12:30 AM
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I'm in the way too thin camp.

Good on you for giving him a new home.
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post #14 of 21 Old 09-27-2013, 12:46 AM
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No question about it, that horse is definitely too thin.
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post #15 of 21 Old 09-27-2013, 01:06 AM
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Ribs and hip bones? Definitely too thin!
Glad you're taking care of him.
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post #16 of 21 Old 09-27-2013, 12:19 PM
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post #17 of 21 Old 09-27-2013, 02:30 PM
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He is definitely a skinny horse. I agree whoever thought he's a healthy weight must not know a lot about horses :/.
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post #18 of 21 Old 09-28-2013, 12:55 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah, he's a skinny boy. Whoever is saying he is a healthy weight needs to get their head checked.

I'm glad he is in your care and that the vet will be coming out soon. Keep us updated on him!
http://www.horseforum.com/members/60...ture-61321.jpg

If anyone else wants an update, it's only been 3 days but I think he's looking better already.

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post #19 of 21 Old 09-28-2013, 01:35 PM
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Who ever said that horse is at a healthy weight is an idiot. That horse is thin and I am glad he is now receiving the care he needs!
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post #20 of 21 Old 09-28-2013, 01:51 PM
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How could anyone say he was healthy? He does look better even after only 3 days.
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