Buyers and traders use caution
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Tack and Equipment Classifieds

Buyers and traders use caution

This is a discussion on Buyers and traders use caution within the Tack and Equipment Classifieds forums, part of the Horse Tack category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        12-30-2010, 11:17 PM
      #1
    Green Broke
    Buyers and traders use caution

    I bought a bridle from AK1 for my horse. Actually it was a gift from my husband for my birthday. I bought this as I am getting into english riding and thought it was a very nice looking bridle.When I recieved it it did not fit my horse. I showed it to people and they said it was for a pony. I tried it on an arab..did not fit..tried it on a weshie and hackney cross...fit perfect. I let her know this and still she would not fix the issue. I took it into a consignment shop today to see if I could do a trade. Told them it retails for $115(AK1 told me this) and I bought it for $80. The lady then told me I was scammed and she showed me that it cost less than $50..it was $40 dollars.... AK1 told me it would fit a warmblood and she saw her friend try it on her horses yet somehow it never was on a horse.... Her friend must have warmbloods with welsh size heads Anyways,I am stuck with this bridle untill I lower down to nothing.

    Beware as she is a scammer.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        01-03-2011, 12:01 AM
      #2
    Showing
    I believe that member is banned
         
        01-03-2011, 12:35 AM
      #3
    Green Broke
    Well I know this is rude but I couldn't feel merrier
    about that.
         
        01-03-2011, 04:04 PM
      #4
    Started
    I hate when you interact with members on a daily basis and they still feel the need to take advantage. Shame ... I see ShutUpJoe is also dealing with the loss of a saddle.

    Did you use paypal? If so file a dispute immediately. NOT as described. I don't play with my money ... I get very upset over not getting what I pay for and so if there is not a way to take paypal there is not a way for me to buy.
         
        01-03-2011, 04:13 PM
      #5
    Showing
    ^^I know, I hate when I come to trust people's opinions on this forum and well-known members turn out to be like this. I thought Ak1 was an honest person, honestly. Oh well. Another person on here recently posted about finding out they paid good money for a cheap pony bridle when they were told it was a great quality warmblood-size bridle. People these days!!
         
        01-03-2011, 04:15 PM
      #6
    Green Broke
    I am in a similiar situation. Seller requested money order because of the fees that paypal uses. I paid for the saddle three months ago and never received it. She sent me a message three weeks ago saying she was shipping it. I still haven't gotten the saddle. I have e-mailed her, messaged her, put a comment on her webpage and even tried to call her without a reply.

    Do not buy from MappleRidgeFarms.
         
        01-03-2011, 04:26 PM
      #7
    Started
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ShutUpJoe    
    I am in a similiar situation. Seller requested money order because of the fees that paypal uses. I paid for the saddle three months ago and never received it. She sent me a message three weeks ago saying she was shipping it. I still haven't gotten the saddle. I have e-mailed her, messaged her, put a comment on her webpage and even tried to call her without a reply.

    Do not buy from MappleRidgeFarms.
    So you have a name and address... you can bet I would be filing charges. Internet fraud is a felony.

    Find the county she is in and see where you need to start. Call the district attorney and also see what you can do about filing online. Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) | Home
         
        01-03-2011, 05:03 PM
      #8
    Green Broke
    I have a phone number and a shipping address. I'll look into that thanks : )
         
        01-03-2011, 05:57 PM
      #9
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by equiniphile    
    ^^I know, I hate when I come to trust people's opinions on this forum and well-known members turn out to be like this. I thought Ak1 was an honest person, honestly. Oh well. Another person on here recently posted about finding out they paid good money for a cheap pony bridle when they were told it was a great quality warmblood-size bridle. People these days!!

    That was me!

    She lied to me...I thought it retailed at $115 since she told me that..nope..took it to a consignment tack store and they said it was worth $30...UGH! Seriously I will only do -paypal for now on. I cannot believe people do that.
         
        01-03-2011, 06:01 PM
      #10
    Showing
    ^Oh my bad, I mixed up threads!
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Beware dishonest horse traders are everywhere JennKzoo Horse Talk 0 10-16-2010 03:09 PM
    Traders please gather! Piaffe Tack and Equipment Classifieds 24 09-27-2010 02:12 AM
    FREAKIN HORSE TRADERS!! Poor Chance! :( thunderhooves Horse Talk 35 04-26-2010 06:30 PM
    Fire Caution!!! Please Help!!! CaSpEr Barn Maintenance 0 07-24-2008 11:09 AM
    Look what I made!!! caution: adorable! BluMagic Horse Pictures 19 01-05-2008 09:54 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:00 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0