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        04-10-2013, 11:46 PM
      #121
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    Like I said, if possible. I know we don't live in a perfect world and awful things sometimes have to happen. I was just offended that so many people jumped to murder so quickly, especially when talking theoretically about options.
    I think you were being a little dramatic, especially considering we are talking theoretically here.

    Nobody here is against retraining problem horses. Just read the training section. You will find all sorts of problems. I am all for it. However, this horse deliberately aimed at and kicked a person in the head. For me and others, that makes him dangerous and not worth any further risk. I wouldn't waste my money on a trainer.

    For me, it'd be the same deal if it were my dog that bit you in the face. I'd kill him. I love my dogs, but that would be crossing the line.
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        04-10-2013, 11:46 PM
      #122
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by 5Bijou5    
    I don't nearly have the skills to work with this horse. I am not going to try and think otherwise. BUT people on the internet (who have no actual say in what happens to the horse) shouldn't start screaming "KILL IT!" "KILL IT!" and then saying how much they love these animals.
    I won't say this is a case of you feeling morally superior, but I will say you are looking emotionally for teh poor ruined pony and none for the poor sap they pawn this horse off on who gets put in a wheelchair! ! The horse got screwed. .. sold honestly he is worth spit in this economy. He will suffer for it, ultimately. Better at this point to limit that damage to him and not another innocent.

    That kick was intentional.

    For the record, I have rescues and just picked up a horse from the camelot auction last week. I am pro slaughter and logical enough to know that while horses continue to suffer for human stupidity. ...and dogs, cats etc.... we should save the good ones that we can, not the dregs, their fsult or not.


    Sorry for punctuation etc, tablets suck.
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        04-10-2013, 11:47 PM
      #123
    Yearling
    Yeah that horse would have been worked like some stuff.

    He definitely kicked her intentionally.
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        04-10-2013, 11:51 PM
      #124
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    Originally Posted by Canterklutz    
    I and two other people were nearly killed by a horse with persistently violent tendancies. I got kicked in the face and had my face torn. I had a severe concussion and would've suffocated to death had the ambulence been any later. To this day, I still suffer from this incident. This horse had a million chances to shape up but never did. The owners of the horse only enabled its behavior. This horse should've been put in the ground in the first place instead of nearly taking the lives of 3 people. Now tell me to MY MAIMED FACE that not putting this horse down was the logical choice.
    I don't believe it would have been a logical FIRST choice, at the point it got to though I can definitely see your side. I didn't know the horse so I couldn't say for myself but I can see in cases like this how a horse could be put down.
         
        04-10-2013, 11:52 PM
      #125
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by WSArabians    
    What would you do with this horse, Bijou? Would you work with him?

    Orphan Horse.mpg - YouTube
    OH MY GOD.

    Speaking of horses that need to be shot. That one should have been....yesterday! WOW.
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        04-10-2013, 11:54 PM
      #126
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    Originally Posted by 5Bijou5    
    I don't believe it would have been a logical FIRST choice, at the point it got to though I can definitely see your side. I didn't know the horse so I couldn't say for myself but I can see in cases like this how a horse could be put down.
    I won't lie, I respect, honor and love most animals more than people. However it should not take a near death or three for a horse to be judged "not right" and put out of its misery. IMO, of course.
         
        04-10-2013, 11:54 PM
      #127
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by demonwolfmoon    
    I won't say this is a case of you feeling morally superior, but I will say you are looking emotionally for teh poor ruined pony and none for the poor sap they pawn this horse off on who gets put in a wheelchair! ! The horse got screwed. .. sold honestly he is worth spit in this economy. He will suffer for it, ultimately. Better at this point to limit that damage to him and not another innocent.

    That kick was intentional.

    For the record, I have rescues and just picked up a horse from the camelot auction last week. I am pro slaughter and logical enough to know that while horses continue to suffer for human stupidity. ...and dogs, cats etc.... we should save the good ones that we can, not the dregs, their fsult or not.


    Sorry for punctuation etc, tablets suck.
    I am happy that you picked up a camelot horse. They deserve homes. I am not going to repeatedly beat you with my beliefs.
         
        04-10-2013, 11:55 PM
      #128
    Showing
    So, Bijou, where do you draw the line? Why is it acceptable to put down one dangerous animal but not the other?
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        04-10-2013, 11:56 PM
      #129
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    Originally Posted by 5Bijou5    
    I am not trying to be superior. I am sorry to hear this. One of my dogs was put to sleep (I had no choice in it what so ever, wasn't even told til after) and it was....I didn't speak, barely ate or moved for a month. I realize how awful it must have been for you.

    Thanks.


    Muppet, that photo isn't as near as bad as I thought it would be.

         
        04-10-2013, 11:56 PM
      #130
    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by equiniphile    
    So, Bijou, where do you draw the line? Why is it acceptable to put down one dangerous animal but not the other?
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    Because one's just evil and the other was ruined by an idiot. Right? That's what I'm getting at least.
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