Originally Posted by Alwaysbehind
More than likely they are using the going to slaughter line to get someone bleeding heart to run over and buy her.
I don't like emotional manipulation, so even if this were the perfect horse, the "buy it now or it goes to slaughter" line would turn me off completely.
They're counting on someone like the OP to run over and 'save' the animal. The horse is probably rank and dangerous, which is why they're trying to pawn it off on some unsuspecting, kind hearted, soft headed soul.