Today, I decided to go to the Horse Auction in grunthal, and I only swear to god, wanted to go look.
Well.. we ended up bring a gelding ( I bought him with my own money, so he is mine) and my dad got a new little 6 month old filly.
So ill say about my new gelding boy.
I walked to the end of the aisle and saw this BIG skinny white horse, gorgous even though very very skinny, and I knew right away that he was going to be bought by a kill buyer, and I fell in love with him, he's such a gentleman.
So anyways I showed him to my friends for there opinions and my dad, I really did not want him to goto the meat, I knew noone was going to by him, there were people who wouldnt even give him a glance, but I found myself consistantly attracted to his pen.
Well when it was time for bidding I sat close to watch the kill buyers and so I can see the horses, he was one of the first horses that came in and like I knew it noone bid on him and the meat buyers got him.
I was crying so much, my friend was trying to talk to me but I couldnt handle it I was walking back and forth to his pen, and my friend helped me find out the kill buyer who had bid on him.
Close to the end, I talked my dad into letting me get him, and I went and talked to the kill buyer and talked to him, they bought him for $70 and I bought him off of them for $90.
So I got to bring him home and he is so great ! He completely respects your space, stands tied, loads onto the trailer, and I wonder if he is broke, my dad says there are saddle pad marks on him so its a possibility, he has shoes on and my farrier took a look at him saw no leg problems, said it looks like his feet where just done.
I wont start trying him till he gains alot more weight, my poor boy.
But I am so happy I got him, my dad think's he is about 14-15 years old, its more than noticable that he is a pretty old horse !
And my dad ended up buying a little 6 month old filly named Sunfire from our farrier's daughter, she is awesome!!
So onto photos :)
( im just so happy, he is HUGE and super tall, I don't know what breed he is, my farrier thinks he is a very large quarter horse, but im happy because he isnt going to be used for human consumption in europe (thats were he was going to end up going.. ) and he is the first horse I bought with my own money !