Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: East Midlands, UK
Thanks guys, I'm so relieved I didn't pay money for him.
The reason he was so sweet and docile was because of the drugs :/
The Dr turned to me at the end of the check and said (and this is coming from a polite, Christian man, whom I've never heard utter a swear!) "That horse is effed" (but he didn't say effed, catch my drift!) He told me his back wasn't just out, it was truly knackered. One of his pasterns was forward and had either been damaged, or was on its way out. A lot of other stuff too, that horse is well and truly wrecked, sadly.
He's only 7. I can't believe it. I have dodged a bullet. But I have to say, I feel so bad for the horse. It isn't his fault, and now he'll either have a terrible future, or he'll end up going to some poor, unsuspecting schmuck that believe all their lies, and don't get him checked! Some people should not be allowed to keep horses, because this is what happens. Makes me so mad.
I'm so lucky I got the tip off about his prolapse, otherwise I may not have had him checked! I'm always going to get a horse checked in future, this is an eye opening experience.