I flipped out. I was hustling to get there and back in time for the kids, so I really freaked. She had the nerve to friend request me on FB afterwards. At first I thought it was another horse coming out, to make way for the TB to be brought out - but then Dobbin kept getting closer. I turned and asked if this was the horse I had come to see?
If someone upsets me, they hear it, and it's very clear - she heard it, and then had the nerve to friend request me. I'd guess that she has some sort of mental disorder.
I was livid.
I can imagine! That is absolutely ridiculous. I am thunderstruck just reading about it.
Reminds me though, the horse I looked at before new guy was a real "what the heck" moment. Saw an ad for a horse claiming he had been in eventing training, etc. 5 year old 16.3 TB. So I drive to Tuscaloosa, Alabama (about 2 hours from where I am) to see him. The girl who meets us is his owner and explains that he was too green/young for her because he is 5 and she is 13. Okay. They had said that in their emails. No alarm bells ringing yet.
Well she leads us through their barn to this paddock in the back and we see the horse. Im thinking shes going to go get him and bring him up to show us how well he leads, grooms, tacks up, etc. You know, the usual. Ohhh no. So we stand at the fence for a few minutes until I am like "Um. Can I see someone ride him? And then I will try him out?" The girl lets out this HUGE sigh and says something about "having to catch him".
Turns out it took an army to catch this horse, and that his "Eventing" training was they had set up jumps for him to go over as they chased him around the paddock trying to catch him. They were asking 3,500 for him. I promptly turned around and left!
The horse before that was a 16.1 quarter horse. Drifter is 16.1 and he is way taller than me, so I know what 16.1 looks like. Went to see the horse and I could see over him at the withers. I was like
And passed on the pony