Originally Posted by JJ1976
I told my husband he messed up by not having them sign a contract. They are the type of people who will starve themselves to death just try to feed their horses instead of being smart enough to realize they just can't afford it. They ration out amounts of feed and hay and it's not right when you can count every rib on a horse because they want to keep him. Then the daughter wonders why I quit helping her with the horse when I know she doesn't work with him unless I'm around. He has almost forgotten everything he was taught. She says she has been riding him, but I know better.
Sorry to smack you when you are down, but horses do not forget what they are taught. They may get rusty but they do not forget.
The whole situation is sour grapes. Offer to buy the horse back and go from there.