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post #1 of 14 Old 03-28-2011, 07:37 PM Thread Starter
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Help me horse hunt if you're bored enough!

I'm no good at trying to find horses online. Anyone want to help? Its more fun and much more succesful when you aren't looking for yourself...haha

Criteria:
Must be a gelding. Must be under 11 years old. I'd prefer around the 15 hand range. Good confo is a must. Western state area please: California (best), Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona.

I'm looking for a horse to bring to college and compete on the rodeo team. I've found lots of "rodeo potential", so useless. I need a horse who has experience at rodeos and have been roped off of and chased cows (cutting or penning). Pole bending is a plus. Barrels aren't neccessary.

My budget is around $3,500. A litter higher is fine.
Thanks guys!

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post #2 of 14 Old 03-28-2011, 09:49 PM
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I found both my horses on Craigs list... Its pretty cool! Also try googleing horses for sale in your area, and some good sites show up.

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post #3 of 14 Old 03-29-2011, 03:10 AM
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Too bad you're not looking outside that area a little, have a gelding who'd be a fairly good fit. Is off the pro rodeo circuit where he was a pick up horse - so he's been there done that!

*Riding is not a sport, it is a passion. If you do not share the passion, you do not know the sport, and therefore are wasting your time*
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post #4 of 14 Old 03-29-2011, 10:51 AM
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Im an english rider so forgive me if what i have not found is not what you need since i dont know all the western disciplines and "lingo"

DreamHorse.com Horse ID: 1651407 - Holey Poco Leo

DreamHorse.com Horse ID: 1665560 - Gray Skippa Sky
^^this one is less trained but is adorable :)
DreamHorse.com Horse ID: 1659541 - Smoken Em Ace High
^^has a few problems so need to be a confident rider
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^^has shown english and western

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post #6 of 14 Old 03-29-2011, 04:15 PM
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Green Broke Curly Gelding!! - BNC Banner

I'll look for more tomorrow.

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post #8 of 14 Old 03-30-2011, 01:15 PM
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post #9 of 14 Old 03-30-2011, 01:45 PM
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Horseville Horse For Sale - Finished Rope Horse - Ad 268855 (he's a little over your price range but he's very young and has many great years ahead of him.I like him a lot.)
MAN, if I had 6k!!
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post #10 of 14 Old 03-30-2011, 06:28 PM
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Remember the economy sucks and it costs a lot to feed a horse. If you see a good one, make an offer. The worst they can say is no.

You just have to see your distance...you don't have to like it.
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