Well now, i have quite the problem

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  1. endurgirl

    endurgirl Senior Member

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    Ok, I never win anything, no scratch off tickets, no lotteries, no raffles, no auctions, nothing... browsing Facebook today and come across the Trey Hunt auction, I don't know him, but people have donated some really nice breeding and other items for bid to benefit him.

    I come across a High Brow Cat breeding auction, bid is 14,000, pass.... Come across his clone, Copy Cat, who I had a thread on earlier, also a breeding for auction. Highest bid so far is 1500, I thought there's no way it'll go that low, so I bid 1600....AND WIN IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Now I gotta figure out what the heck I'm going to do!! Of course it'll be Chloe I'll breed to him, but I don't know if I can do embryo transfer again, lol, that was rather expensive and I don't have that set aside exclusively for breeding like I did last time. I guess I better save up!!

    Also, I kinda gotta tell my husband....:oops::willynilly::whistle::whistle::whistle:

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  2. Friesiangirl

    Friesiangirl Senior Member

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    Dude.

    This is insane! Congrats!
     
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  3. bellalou

    bellalou Senior Member

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    And this is why I avoid auctions! I'm terrible - give me a number and the next thing you know, I'm waving it. I've ended up with so many weird things because I got caught up in the whole auction thing and next thing I know, I have a 16-piece set of glassware that I have no idea what to do with. :rofl:

    Congrats! We'll all be waiting for pics of the outcome.
     
  4. PyroTekNik333

    PyroTekNik333 Senior Member

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    This seems like a good problem to have :rofl:
    Hope the hubby takes it well :D
     
  5. CheyAut

    CheyAut Senior Member

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    Haha that's great!!! :D
     
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  6. foxtrot

    foxtrot Senior Member

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    This is awesome! Huge congrats!

    And you better share tons of pics of that baby when it's born! :p
     
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  7. slc

    slc Senior Member

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    It might be a lot more digestible to the significant other if you don't do embryo transfer. Spending 7 or 8 grand to save 2 grand , which nets spending 5 grand, usually doesn't sound good to significant others.

    Of course, the pregnancy and foaling involves spending money too. As does an additional horse. I'd probably sell the breeding for market price minus a little.
     
  8. lucky_pine

    lucky_pine Senior Member

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    Why the heck would she sell this breeding when she ABSOLUTELY has a proven mare to breed, has breeding experience, and has the means financially to see this breeding through from beginning to end?

    Don't sell this breeding, which I know you won't. The foal from this match up is going to be NICE!
     
  9. slc

    slc Senior Member

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    Re-read what I wrote. I said that I would sell it, not that she should.
     
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  10. Alsosusieq2

    Alsosusieq2 Senior Member

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    Oh boy howdy - auctions can be fun and dangerous lol. I'm so happy for you.
    Congratulations -!! :)
     
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