I finally found a home for Sammy and she paid half upfront for him end of December. She lives 3.5 hours away and doesn't own a trailer yet so I said if she covered gas I could have my close friend haul him down with her truck and my trailer. I told her January was a very busy month and I only has two weekends that weren't booked with shows and the rest of my week is split between school and teaching lessons.
For the past two weeks it's been nothing but nagging on when he is going to come down. We were aiming for this weekend but the weather is so unpredictable this weekend my friend isn't comfortable hauling in possible snow and ice. I told the buyer my friend used to be a long haul driver and if she isn't comfortable hauling I trust her judgement. She asked to call her and after getting permission apparently she tried to push her to come down anyway. My friend has a sick horse that in the past couple hours has gone downhill and her husband has no clue about horses so the option for him to watch the horse isn't the best choice she has the vet coming out as well. So really today wouldn't have worked anyway. We would have gone yesterday but her truck needed desperately to be serviced
This buyer then called me to see if I could take time out of my showing training and school mix to bring him down. I've literally counted in the emails 16 times where I repeated I only have a trailer so I don't have a lot of control over this because I have to wait to borrow antruck. I can't rent one becJse trucks and cars here aren't rented to people under 25. I told her over the phone that I cannot take time from my studies or work during the week because I still would not have access to a truck until the weekends.
I told her if she found a trailer 7'6 or taller she can come pick him up but I will not let him leave in anything smaller than that. I also said he will not be shipped unless I'm paid his other half before he leaves. She said she would see what she could do.
When I was a kid if I pushed for something to hard or nagged to my parents I had that thing taken away. I talked with my personal banker and she said I have a large sum coming in by the end of this month from inheritance. I am half tempted to pay her back what she gave me and move onto the next person. She is stressing me out completely and the numerous daily calls and emails on a topic I have very little control over isn't helping at all. I've remained nice but I am tempted to just tell her look I told you what I can do and if that's not good enough then he will go to someone who has the means to transport him themselves or wait until I have a gap in nasty weather with no schedule conflicts.
Please excuse any grammar or spelling errors my charger cord on my laptop broke so Im useing my phone
Ugh this is bothering me I don't know which way to go.