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        03-13-2009, 04:33 PM
      #21
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by upnover    
    that's what I was thinking.



    "Last edited by JustDressageIt; Today at 01:02 AM. Reason: deleting a great deal of snarkiness"

    if I was drinking my coffee it'd be comin' out of my nose!


    ;) I aim to please...
         
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        03-14-2009, 12:35 AM
      #22
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by southerncowgirl93    
    A barn I work at in the summer is full up. Only one empty stall. Their board varies depending on how much they show the horse and what the owner wants done with it. But they get a lot of calls seeing if they have any openings. They have six horses on pasture too. Its a walking horse barn

    Oh really? Then it majority must be for gaited horses right now, because I got 2 paso finos, 1 eocky mountian, morgan coming in soon and a pinto stallion. How weird.
         
        03-14-2009, 01:46 AM
      #23
    Trained
    Allie and Upnover you guys are seriously funny! LOL

    Do you know what is odd?! When I searched for local trainers in your area they were all much more expensive than you.
         
        03-14-2009, 02:23 AM
      #24
    Weanling
    I am paying 550 per month for training which includes boarding, feed, daily bathing after work out etc. for my 2 yr old he goes in May till the end of July. That is a little steep for around here most trainers are around 300-450 but I prefer someone close by(less than a mile from me) and training methods that this trainer offers. As far as the horse market goes? I don't think it could get much worse, yearling grade horses going for under 50$ at sales, people giving away horses and even trained riding horses are selling for under 200$ ( I know I just bought my daughter a 7yr old buckskin mare for $125)
         
        03-14-2009, 02:39 AM
      #25
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by FehrGroundRanch    
    Allie and Upnover you guys are seriously funny! LOL

    Do you know what is odd?! When I searched for local trainers in your area they were all much more expensive than you.
    Huh. Imagine that.
    Try searching "charro trainers" instead... that might show some other results.

    I have to quit posting on this thread, my ramblings can only go downhill from here.
         
        03-14-2009, 02:47 AM
      #26
    Showing
    This single Google search provided me with this gigantic list.. and many, many, many other hits.

    http://www.newhorse.com/page/ridinglessons/b.511.g.4321.html

    ... case & point, I'm done with this.
         
        03-14-2009, 05:47 AM
      #27
    Banned
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by charroit    
    Well actually im more expensive than most out here. Ant that's what gets me.

    Some people just get very very very very very desperate.
         
        03-14-2009, 08:49 AM
      #28
    Showing
    OK, it's down hill time.
         

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