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Decode these horses for sale adverts...

Postby admin » Wed Oct 28, 2009 4:05 pm

Of course we think our horses are little sweethearts, a pleasure to own, shoe, box and clip, with loads of potential - but come on, that's only partly true! We love them, so are willing to put up with their 'quirks'. But what happens when it comes time to sell? A bit of fibbing, I'm afraid!

Try your hand at decoding the following Horses for sale lingo and feel free to make up your own!

Stunning!(He has actually stunned people, wear a helmet at all times when near!)
All-rounder: (Very, very fat. All over)
Good to shoe, box and clip (But only when you can catch him, or the vet has sedated him!)

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Re: Decode these horses for sale adverts...

Postby Kaliska » Wed Oct 28, 2009 4:23 pm

Stunning - generally accompanied by a terrible image making horse look really ugly.

Lovely paces - accompanied by a picture of a stiff, arthritis ridden horse.

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Re: Decode these horses for sale adverts...

Postby Snipper » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:40 pm

I love the ones that reel off a huge list of things that are wrong or bad about the horse and only have one good point! It's nice that they're honest, but sometimes I can't see any reason why someone would ring up about them!

Back on the subject though - Good jump, never stops (a bolter?!)
Needs experienced, confident rider (Psycho!)
110% bombproof (You can't get it to move!)

You can read a lot into these things!!!

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Re: Decode these horses for sale adverts...

Postby dominochase » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:14 pm

Forward going – never stops!
Would make ideal second pony – likes to throw off novices
Good to box. – not good to shoe, hack, in traffic
Jumps anything – including the stable door and field fencing
Good doer – prone to obesity and laminitis, rolls out of stable in the morning for food
Loves people – thinks he's a dog
It's a lot like nuts and bolts –
if the rider's nuts, the horse bolts!
[b]Nicholas Evans[/b]
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Re: Decode these horses for sale adverts...

Postby ponyprincess » Wed Nov 17, 2010 2:40 pm

Too much for current rider – throws and scares current rider to death

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Re: Decode these horses for sale adverts...

Postby ponigurlami » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:49 pm

Good doer: be prepared to make your own girth
Fun ride: no brakes
safe and sound: will not shift so you wont find out
experianced home only: MAD!
free to good home:Take him...NOW please!


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