Im going to jump out my window.
I went to VA on friday morning to adopt a mustang from the blm, drove 7 hours, and got approved to have a horse. I've talked to the BLM on the phone 10 times explaining what I was doing with the fencing - it was fine. As long as its 5' high (its a bit over that) my coated steel braided wire is just fine. I talked to the person approving applications and explained it. It was fine. So awesome, I buy my horse and a volunteer for the blm who live in my state is trailering my horse home for me on sunday. So I'm at home, put out hay and water and my horse pulls in. The woman gets out and looks decussated and says "no he'll go right through that. He'll get hurt." NUMBER 1 It's steel braided wire. It holds telephone poles up. There are 4 strands of it with no more than a 1 ft gap. Just like the blm requires. Then she tells me he wont see it. Ok, that's fair he might not see it when the sun is rising and setting, that was my fault I should have put 1x1s in between the gaps. So I gave her $60 for gas and she takes my horse back to her place until "i can get 2x6" planks up in-between the gaps. I cant afford that. I'm getting 1x1s in the morning and thats it. He will be able to see it and the wire will hold him in. My horse has been in captivity for a year it's not like hes fresh off the range. It's very nice of her to take my horse back to her place, but I didn't ask. Shes charging me for whatever he eats. It's fair but I was approved the the blm, it's my horse, i paid for it, its in my name. I paid her to trailer my horse back, not to take him home. Am I out of my mind wrong? I want whats best for the horse which is why i didnt object when she took him home, but ill have the 1x1s up tomorrow and I expect my horse on Tuesday, Wednesday latest. BTW my horse is a yearling.