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    04-04-2012, 10:50 PM
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Tail Thieves.

Saw this on another forum...

If you live in north eastern kansas and north western missouri be on the lookout for tail thieves. Yesterday at my barn at an ARMY POST 3 horses got their tails chopped off in broad daylight (10am-noonish). We don't know who did it. The horses were in a paddock on the far side of the barn where no one looks unless you walk over there. There have been other reports of this happening all over and it's even been on the news.

A friend of mine in Canada, also lost her Gypsy Horse's tail to thieves in the night.

Lizzie
     
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    04-04-2012, 10:52 PM
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Showing
That would get my blood boiling! I do horse hair hitching and don't even steal from my own.
     
    04-04-2012, 10:54 PM
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Started
Time to get out the shotguns... lol
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    04-04-2012, 11:04 PM
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Trained
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Originally Posted by MHFoundation Quarters    
That would get my blood boiling! I do horse hair hitching and don't even steal from my own.
^^^^^Makes me suspicious....uses horse hair, doesn't use her own horse's hair.....hmmmmm?
     
    04-04-2012, 11:07 PM
  #5
Showing
Lol wares, I order it. Comes pre-cleaned, lots less work! When I first started messing around with it, I did borrow from mine....had to start buying it or I'd have rat tailed QHs
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    04-04-2012, 11:13 PM
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Trained
That is outrageous for someone to do this to horses
Hope they catch them
     
    04-04-2012, 11:35 PM
  #7
Weanling
So, er, excuse the following as it could possibly be dumb...

Are we talking just the hair, here? Or the whole tail? >>

-coughs-
     
    04-04-2012, 11:37 PM
  #8
Trained
Hair probably, they use it for tail extensions. More than likely stole from light or rare colored horses.
     
    04-05-2012, 02:52 AM
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Ugh! And a gypsy tail too! I'd have punched something I'd have been absolutely FURIOUS!
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    04-05-2012, 07:23 AM
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Showing
It's bad enough with fly season coming.. being tail-less means less chance of warding them off :/

People just don't think sometimes.
     

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