Best of Craigslist: What Are You Wearing Edition

All the best in questionable tack choices, and so much more, in the latest ‘Best of Craigslist.’


They say if the shoe fits, wear it. But if the tack doesn’t fit, go ahead and wear it anyway. Or at least, that’s what they told these sellers….

Polly sends in these sentiments: “I don’t know if I find this funny or not, but I sure feel bad for that pony.”

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Super sweet and gentle 3 year old mini mare rides no kick no buck no bite kids can catch her saddle her and ride her current coggins also will sell saddle for $100 more have video to show riding call or text


We’re not sure how we feel either. Lauren sent us this eyebrow-raiser: “I don’t normally ride English, but as a sale photo, this saddle seems like it’s trying to run away…

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Correct, something is very not right there. And one more gem from Lauren — not a sales photo, but where better to leave it than here, among its tack-fitting companions? “This girl asked me why her horse was throwing his head…”



Yikes. But don’t worry, there’s more! From Susan: “What is a Calkins?”

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This is Leo he is a wonderful trail horse very great with kids and very calm and gentle when you call for him he comes he has had his feet done and his Calkins done he is on a horse farm in Livingston I’m asking 400 for him and he is 12 years old please text me thanks and God bless


Here’s one from Bailey: this seller is going in opposite direction from the “honest ads” we’ve seen recently…

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And we’ll wrap up this week’s collection with this gem from Christina: “I guess if a horse ever pulled it, that makes it a horse cart.”

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


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