Skip to comments.Advice on buying a pony?
Posted on 07/28/2005 7:00:27 PM PDT by The Other Harry
I am very close to buying a pony imminent, as in possibly within the next few days and this message is very much off topic.
The price of the pony is about $750, and she appears to be very nice. Stabling would be around $75. She is not a shetland, but more like a small horse. (Not sure of terms here.) Her temperament seems very good. Gentle, which is what I want.
If any of you can give me any advice on what to look for or look out for, Ill take it. I have no experience with anything equine.
It might be best to do this by FReepmail, as I dont think many others would be interested.
No you don't. If you sent flowers to my teen-aged granddaughter and you weren't a very close friend of the family or a relative, I'd be after you in a heart beat. You really are an idiot.
No, you are the idiot.
Those girls won the state championship. I sent flowers congratulating them, without including my name. They divided them up and took them home. Their coach helped with this.
I think we, as a society, are getting to a point where we are paranoid and downright nuts.
I think you're right. But some people have to learn the hard way.
I think one will lead to the other. LOL!
Three secrets of horse ownership.
1. While you sleep ... THEY eat.
2. The way to earn a small fortune in the horse world is to start with a large one.
3. There are two happy days in a horse owner's life. The day he buys it and the day he sells it.
This is what I learned in ten years and in owning over 40 horses. 19 babies born and two mares died of colic. One of founder that cost me $15,000 to 'save' her after which it cost me another $250 to put her down.
I know where to draw the line. I draw it.
You are living in semi-rural Virginia, not Kalifornia.
If you continue down this road you will be lucky to have drawn the line at 20 to life.
If you are unlucky, some parent is gonna blow you away on general suspicion.
Well, I have to argue with your assessment of horse ownership, I've had countless happy days in the saddle on mine....
But, that doesn't mean I'd help Harry get one.
I think it's a really bad idea to buy a pony as child bait.
Hey Harry, I'm not the one who sits naked on his porch, knowing a little girl lives next door.
That's high on the list of reasons its a bad idea.
I dunno why, but your post has me howling, tears are rolling down my cheeks...way to funny and I'm not even sure you meant it to be thusly. But OH MY GOSH.......ROFLMAO!
Nope not meant to be funny, just sarcastic, and true. But I can see how picturing Harry sitting on his porch in the nude could be pretty humorous:o}
You are really 'sick'! LOL (Way, way funny, too!)
Yeah, I've been told that before. LOL!
But you do know that Harry has said he sits on his porch in the nude and does have a little girl for a neighbor? The one he bought a Shania Twain CD for?
I find this thread really bizarre and unnerving.
Quite a few threads like that lately. But you're right.
The girl cannot possibly see me.
It just gets hot sometimes. It was yesterday.
I also like going to nude beaches, if you care to add that to your repertoire of my foibles.
I have a CD I'd like to send you. It's G rated. I just need an address which you can trust me with.
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