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        02-21-2008, 01:33 AM
      #11
    Yearling
    Sorry to double but I wanted to bring your attention to a few of these horses:

    This mare is unbroke and going now where and I can see OBVIOUS potential. She is lacking muscle but her conformation, from what I can tell from that picture, is show safe.
    http://www.equinehits.com/horses-for-sale/horse-123021

    Good mare whom seems like she'd be fine to break given the temperament and friendliness described. Cute trot too. Price unlisted.
    http://www.equinehits.com/horses-for-sale/horse-123021

    Cute grade that has half the work done for you. Looks strong and sturdy more of a WP horse.
    http://www.equinehits.com/horses-for-sale/horse-123021

    Seems like a fine horse going to waste again a "don't-have-time" excuse.
    http://www.dreamhorse.com/show_horse...rse_id=1132236

    "Dont-Have-Time" again. Sounds like a sweet horse, especially since she said he's saddle broke and been backed and hardly even 3 years old.
    http://www.dreamhorse.com/show_horse...rse_id=1127644

    If you really want a project horse here is a mare for you.
    http://www.equinenow.com/horse-ad-61205

    This horse sounds like he needs a gentler hand, horses aren't born headshy you know...
    http://www.equinenow.com/horse-ad-59042

    He doesn't seem to be in need of rescue but he's cute
    http://www.equinenow.com/horse-ad-72570

    That's all I've found. :}
         
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        02-21-2008, 02:09 PM
      #12
    Showing
    Thank you very much, Abby! I emailed a lot of the owners, we'll see what happens... :)

    If anyone else can look for horses and/or have recommendations, I live in Calgary, Alberta, Canada... so any help is appreciated!!
         
        02-21-2008, 02:30 PM
      #13
    Trained
    Here's a page of horses. There are no pictures tho :(
    http://equine.com/horses/search_resu...ld=1&ad_type=1
         
        02-21-2008, 02:32 PM
      #14
    Trained
    Ok. You can stop looking. I found the horse for you. ((or maybe a horse I want, but you can have him))

    http://horsetopia.horse-for-sale.org...fieds/ad225846
         
        02-21-2008, 02:53 PM
      #15
    Showing
    :( Appy, the one featured in the picture is sold *tears!*
         
        02-21-2008, 03:30 PM
      #16
    Trained
    that's horrible i'll keep looking then.
         
        02-22-2008, 09:44 AM
      #17
    Showing
    I found this PMU rescue organization. Not sure where in Alberta these are, I know that's a big Province. http://www.pmurescue.org/search_resu...8&Location=All

    Here the results if you just search Alberta
    http://www.pmurescue.org/search_resu...eID=&x=33&y=17
    Not sure on the prices of these horses, guess you have to contact them.

    Edit: I just noticed some have prices but it includes transportation costs within 2000 miles so I'm sure the price would be less if you did your own pick up
         
        02-22-2008, 02:32 PM
      #18
    Showing
    Thanks Vida!!
    Wow, I can't believe the prices on some of these horses... If I were a rescue, I think I'd make prices more reasonable....


    Also, what are your thoughts on rescuing from a PMU rancher? I've heard arguments that the ranchers bank on the rescues to take their horses so they don't have to worry about selling... there's always a market for the "poor PMU mares/foals" because nobody is saying "no! I won't buy your horse" to put them out of business?
         
        02-22-2008, 07:34 PM
      #19
    Showing
    I haven't heard anything about the PMU ranches but I suppose anything can be turned into a racket/scam. I thought they were pricey, wonder how much of that is the transportation costs
         

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