New rescue mare! - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 09:33 AM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Gardnerville, NV
Posts: 991
• Horses: 5
New rescue mare!

I got an e-mail from a friend awhile back that lives where this mare was and she was very worried about her care. I finally convinced her owner to sell her to me. Measha is an 8 year old "Breeding stock paint" but she's not registered and looks more quarter horse to me, I could tell her owner liked her a lot just didn't know a lot about caring for a horse. She's got good weight but no muscle. Her feet are also quite bad and she looks to have had an up and down diet the last few months as her feet have a few ridge's in them, my mom thinks she may have been foundered at some point but its hard to say. My truck is curently at the shop because I was in a car accident (no one hurt and it was only a dent) so im trying to find someone to bring her home. And of chouse I want her out of there ASAP! Here are some pictures! I already had the farrier look at her feet and he says the cracked hoof is fine and should grow out in about 10 weeks or so, He said she doesn't need corrective shoes but they would help so im going to have him out again next week when I have her home to do that. Feel free to critique her if you like! I'm sorry some of the pics are in black and white... I was messing around with my camera the day before and forgot to switch it back when I was done! Lol!!

Her cracked hoof, not sure what caused it. I wont be riding her until its healed.



My mom feeling her over.


She's such a sweet heart! She's going to be so spolied!!



Color!! Woo hoo!



From the front. You can see how her hoofs have splayed out from improper hoof care.



Hind feet.



Front feet.

Twilight Arabians is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 10:23 AM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Rochester, New York
Posts: 2,763
• Horses: 1
She is SO pretty! And good for you for getting her!

When God Made Horses, He Painted The Good Ones.
"All I pay my psychiatrist is the cost of feed and hay, and he'll listen to me any day."
Jillyann is offline  
post #3 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 10:48 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: iowa
Posts: 92
• Horses: 2
she is pretty
angie22d is offline  
post #4 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 11:30 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 178
• Horses: 2
She's not in horrible shape, that's for sure, I have seen rescue horses worse, but she is very beautiful, I like her a lot, can't wait to see what she can do! :)

*~BEKI~*
you can start with nothing, and out of nothing or no way, a way will be provided.
aruraeclipse is offline  
post #5 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 11:36 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Sundre, Alberta, Canada
Posts: 6,285
• Horses: 0
She is definitely not really in bad shape. But she is a pretty mare and has great feet, Once that crack is taking care of she will have awesome feet! ;)

FYI I breeding stock paint and a QH look identical almost other than the color! :)
FGRanch is offline  
post #6 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Gardnerville, NV
Posts: 991
• Horses: 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by aruraeclipse View Post
She's not in horrible shape, that's for sure, I have seen rescue horses worse, but she is very beautiful, I like her a lot, can't wait to see what she can do! :)
very true! Her feet are really the only thing wrong with her and they will just take time to fix more than anything else.
Twilight Arabians is offline  
post #7 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 01:51 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: At my house, or stable, duh!(Michigan)
Posts: 2,479
• Horses: 3
I bet she would be a great reining/barrel horse
morganshow11 is offline  
post #8 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 02:30 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Copley, OH
Posts: 4,760
• Horses: 1
What a pretty mare!! Good for you for rescuing her, she's going to LOVE her new life being spoiled by you!

"The times when you have seen only one set of footprints in the sand, is when I carried you..."
Hoofprints in the Sand is offline  
post #9 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 04:38 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 6,672
• Horses: 12
She definitely is a pretty girl!
She'll be in good care now, and I'm sure you'll have lots of fun with her! :)

Whispering Secret Arabians
Registered Solid and Sabino Arabians
www.wsarabians.wix.com/home
WSArabians is offline  
post #10 of 14 Old 07-18-2009, 04:43 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: CO
Posts: 5,061
• Horses: 5
She's a lovely looking girl! It won't take her long to improve; her feet are her biggest issue.

"The ideal horseman has the courage of a lion, the patience of a saint, and the hands of a woman..."
mom2pride is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2 weeks after rescue of my paint mare Painteddreamfarm Horse Talk 8 01-20-2009 01:30 PM
"Rescue" mare update New_image Horse Pictures 4 01-19-2009 10:06 PM
Another rescue mare... New_image Horse Pictures 11 01-12-2009 11:32 AM
Before & After 'rescue' pictures (Haffie mare) New_image Horse Pictures 24 12-20-2008 11:45 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome