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post #11 of 18 Old 08-01-2009, 11:53 PM
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This is the same article I posted a few threads down LOL

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post #12 of 18 Old 08-02-2009, 09:53 AM
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When im at a show I NEVER leave my horse tied up to my trailer unless im with him. If I go to sit down and watch until it is my turn, to go in the arena I take him with me and let him eat grass.
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post #13 of 18 Old 08-02-2009, 11:11 AM
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how sad! I hope someone pays for doing something like that to a defenseless animal. I'm getting my boy microchipped the next time the vets comes out so he'll be identifiable if he were to ever get stolen
Microchipping only will help to prove ownership, but won't help find a horse. You can't see a microchip from a distance. That's why many people still brand their horses.
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post #14 of 18 Old 08-02-2009, 07:31 PM
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It's really scary nowadays when you have to constantly be worried about thieves. I'd be sleeping in my horse's stall with a loaded pistol if he was at a show barn overnight.

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post #15 of 18 Old 08-03-2009, 06:37 PM
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^ same here
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post #16 of 18 Old 08-04-2009, 12:21 AM
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That's so absolutely terrifying. I go to a lot of 3 day shows during the summer, and my horse is stalled. While I am still on the premisis with my camper during the night, it terrifies me that someone could just slip him out of his stall without me knowing.

I really believe that big show barns should always have a security camera system.

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post #17 of 18 Old 08-04-2009, 06:12 AM
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WOW!! In my mind this has just given me another reason not to show Dana. Like I know not all people are like that but yeah just another reason...mind you a few weeks ago I was stood behind the shed and I saw a white car pull up right next to the fence where Dana stood munching on the grass. Now I don't mind folk checking out my purty girl but I got suss so I grabbed a halter and walked down the paddock towards her, as soon as they saw me they took off like a scalded cat. See I worry coz Dana is so people freindly, even if the people who dropped around the other day to tell me they had rescued her when she got stuck in the fence. Now I beleiev she got stuck in the fence but when they said sshe went galloping off I don't buy that.

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I wouldn't go to a rodeo if someone paid me.

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