Best of Craigslist: ‘1/4 horse gelding for sale’

The ad doesn’t specific which 1/4, exactly, is for sale. But hey, one more and you’ll have a Halflinger!

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From Robyn S.:

Palomino Aqha horse for sale – $700 (Adaims run)

Palomino 1/4 horse gelding for sale, this a baby setter any one can ride. trail horse that can be riden alone or will fallow easy kepper 15,2 handes.
I also have a simco childs saddle that I am willing to sale with him.


This one from Betsy M. is “magic,” apparently, “lol”:

gray mare /line back dun – $700 (belen)

6 yr old gray mare super sweet no buck been used as a ranch/trail horse no spook easy to catch she is sound. we have roped a hand full of steers on her playing around she neck rains loaps circles good stop on her nice mare just hsve to many she will be a line back dun during the summer she changes colors she magic lol



An “interesting sales pitch,” as Natalie E. put it:

Lease while buying (Own your own horse)

Here is a chance to lease while you are paying to own a AQHA baby
soon to be your forever horse train and play w your baby As you pay board 1/2 goes to the purchase (soon you will own it)


“You would never know he’s a stud”:

racking horse for experienced rider – $700 (bean station)


This is a great racking horse about 15 mph smooth as they get but he is no kids horse he is a stud and he is 14.3 hh he is calm around mares I ride him with 2 mares almost every day you would never know he’s a stud


And a couple more classic typos — these just never get old:

hore shoeing

Certified farrier. 20 years experience. Dependable. $30.00 trims/$60.00 shoes.

2 yr old pain philly horse – $450 (Thomas, ok)

2 yr old paint philly. Black. Shows no markings. Mom was registered dad is HUGE. Not broke. Contact me with any questions. Beautiful horse.

Wow. Readers, if you run across an “interesting” Craigslist ad in your Internet wanderings, send it our way! Email the link to [email protected]. Who knows–maybe you’ll help connect an unwanted horse with a safe, loving home. Go Riding.



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