[RC] help-- mare missing - Bette Lamore
OK-- not strictly endurance but my mare Venus has had an offspring that
was purchased for endurance sooo... I hope that counts for something.
The person who leased my mare (and who has been telling me lies about
her and my other mare who colicked and died while in her care) now has
my surviving mare on a ranch close to her and by all indications, has no
intention of returning her in the near future. she told me Venus was
being picked up tomorrow and I just reached the hauler who said that was
Can I have someone who has a copy of the pedigree, a copy of the mare
lease agreement, and a video and pics of the mare go to where she is and
pick her up on my behalf? The lessee of the mare is leasing the farm
where she is staying. Can I legally reclaim my own mare? Do I need to
file suit in CA first or bring horse thief charges against her before I
can take her back? She negated the lease agreement by failing to take
out insurance on the mares (that is why she refused to have surgery on
my mare and the vet hosp had to put her down-- I was out and came home
around 10 or 11 CA time but that was too late East Coast time--- they
had just euthanized her. I would have guaranteed payment for surgery had
I been told). The lessee had just sold my deceased mare's foal for
$4500--- she could have even paid for her surgery out of that but chose
to put her down instead, telling me lies about her situation.
What legal steps can I take on the East Coast? I'm familiar with CA
laws--- ignorant about GA.
Thanks for any information. I feel helpless in CA and am about to fly
back there. Anyone making a coast-to-coast trip soon who needs company?
Bette (who just got over one ordeal with Bunny (although it had a VERY
happy ending) but who is not quite ready to go through ANOTHER ONE RIGHT
JUST HAD A THOUGHT! If I can just get her off into a safe place, perhaps
I can pay for gas for any help winding her way back to me (we are still
recuperating from Bunny's and Halynov's expenses and a $1500-$1800
transport fee would kill us right now--- it's before breeding season---
my dead time) and that way I can defray ridecamper's expenses going
West, pay for her board along the way.. and somehow get my mare back
home safe and sound. Please e-mail me if you are traveling west at all.
I have places for her near Dallas and El Paso and Phoenix. I can go to
Phoenix and get her in my rig myself from there. I guess this would
resemble team tag--- but hey--- it was a group ridecamp effort that
saved Bunny for me--- maybe it will take a group effort for Venus as well!
PS IF anyone is thinking about breeding to Riverdance next year, if you
purchase the breeding now (after seeing the video of course) I will
offer the breeding for only $500 stud fee to the first four people---
that would pay for the coast to coast transport. That is another way
that would work. If I sound desperate, I am--- I don't want to lose
another mare. You can see Venus' picture and Paschon's (the one who was
put down) on my Mare page at my website below. Paschon is the one with
the foal at the top of the page. Click on Venus' name and you will see
her picture and why I want her back so much. She is a beautiful mare, as
was Paschon, who, by the way, was the dam of Riverdance.
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