Uh. So. I..um..bought a Fjord.
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests > Horse Pictures

Uh. So. I..um..bought a Fjord.

This is a discussion on Uh. So. I..um..bought a Fjord. within the Horse Pictures forums, part of the Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests category
  • When do Norwegian Fjord horses lose baby teeth?
  • When does a Norwegian Fjord Horse lose it's baby teeth?

Like Tree39Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-28-2012, 02:43 PM
  #1
Trained
Uh. So. I..um..bought a Fjord.

I went to an auction with my BO, trainer, and a couple of other coworker/friends from the barn on Friday. We went out back to check out the horses that were going to be ran through. I happened to see through one pen..a handful of Fjords. I'm not sure how much I've mentioned it on the forum, but I absolutely adore Fjords. I've been harassing my BO about bringing one back for me if there is one every time she goes to an auction for over a year and they tease me about it.

So I see these Fjords. I shriek and make a scene and people stare. I was beside myself. However, what the hell am I supposed to do with another horse? Really. So after the loose horses start, it turns out there are TWENTY SEVEN of these Fjords. All weanlingish age. The group of people I am surrounded by are all pushing me to get one because they know how much I want one and we'll figure out the logistics of it later.

Pretty soon they're going for $1 or $2 EACH. I end up throwing up my hand..I got one for $15. I think the most expensive went for about $40 and it was the biggest of the lot.

So uh yeah. I own a Fjord that I bought for $15. I've decided that even if I can't afford her, I could even just give her away and would only be losing $15.

Oh! And then my roommate (also a boarder at this barn) bought a grade QH weanling filly for $10. She's a little dun and has been named Java. Neither have been touched so we just kind of had to shoo them onto the trailer and back out. Roommate did get a halter on my Fjord at the barn because she's pretty derpy. We attempted to catch Java yesterday just to get a halter on her. Yeah. Didn't work at all.

Pictures!!



Java


My Fjord also doesn't have a name. I was really hoping for something Scandinavian, but I'm bad at this. In my name planning for ever having a Fjord, it was always a gelding so I had several in mind for that. Not for a filly.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    10-28-2012, 02:48 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Yay!! Congrats, they are awesome Lucky, lucky to get one so cheap! I would have bought her in a heartbeat too!

On a downside she is aweful skinny :( and that's saying something for a Fjord since they are incredibly easy to keep
HollyLolly and Northernstar like this.
     
    10-28-2012, 02:48 PM
  #3
Showing
I have nothing useful to add other than:


SQUUEEEEE! FJORD!!!
*dances on the spot*
     
    10-28-2012, 02:49 PM
  #4
Trained
She's a cutie patootie! Congrats!
     
    10-28-2012, 02:50 PM
  #5
Weanling
She's so cute!!! Do you know what Uff-da is? If she really is derpy you could call her that!

I found this site. It has a ton of names. I've always liked Ingrid.

Norwegian Girl Names with Meaning, Name Start A
     
    10-28-2012, 02:53 PM
  #6
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by lilruffian    
On a downside she is aweful skinny :( and that's saying something for a Fjord since they are incredibly easy to keep
Oh I know. We're working on fattening her up. The sad thing is..she was one of the more filled out ones. :/

Quote:
Originally Posted by Puddintat
She's so cute!!! Do you know what Uff-da is? If she really is derpy you could call her that!
Do I know what Uff da is? That would be a cute name if I didn't say it all the time about everything. Hahaha.
Puddintat likes this.
     
    10-28-2012, 03:23 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Wow! Congrats on fulfilling a dream & for so little (start-up) cost. Hard to believe weanlings go for so cheap. Is she about 6-7 months old? Nice filly your friend bought, too.
     
    10-28-2012, 03:28 PM
  #8
Cat
Green Broke
Congrats_ she sure is a cutie!
     
    10-28-2012, 03:29 PM
  #9
Trained
I'm really not sure about her age. For being as unhandled as she appears to be, she did allow us to pick up her feet (back feet required a leadrope though) and mess with her mouth. If I had had my camera, I would have taken a picture of her teeth to judge her age.
     
    10-28-2012, 03:37 PM
  #10
Trained
She is very pretty and I would call her Wher King Onit, good Scandanavian name that, but really she looks like a Flicka to me Yeah I know it is corny, but as soon as I saw this pic




It just shouted Flicka at me
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
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:

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.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Let me see your Norwegian Fjord pics and anything Fjord! coffeemama Horse Breeds 107 02-04-2013 11:40 PM
Fjord Cross On Here? ShutUpJoe Horse Talk 0 07-22-2011 08:41 AM
Harrison Fjord CheyAut Horse Pictures 15 07-21-2010 03:17 AM
My Fjord FjordFan Horse Pictures 3 05-31-2009 01:30 PM
Fjord Manes Whipple Horse Grooming 5 02-05-2009 02:45 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0