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Running a bit late this week, but just wanted to check in and say there should be a post up tomorrow.  I was going to say nothing and see what reasons my fan club came up with, but I really can’t be bothered with their games.  The fact is I had a busy weekend and I’m tired as hell today.  Still, I’m half way done with the next post, so I’ll just hold the spot with this little gem from everybody’ favorite classically trained trainer…Cheers!
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How is everybody doing out there?  It’s been a minute, but last week’s post was a bit on the heavy side, so I thought it might take a while to digest .  I’m also kinda busy in real life sometimes and other times I’m just busy procrastinating, so there is that too.  Still, it’s always good to start a new week with some things to think about and that’s just what we’re going to do today.  We’re going to think about things and try to make some sense of them too.  I promise that the videos I have for you aren’t graphic and, in some cases, they’re kinda funny, so things should be a bit lighter if no less aggravating this week.  BTW, I was told that some of you that read this blog from a phone or certain devices only see the still images rather than the video, so I’m supposed to remind you to click on the images if you want to see the video.  You could also just watch it from all the places that like to link them on Facebook.  That works too, but do try to watch because they are usually quite short and add a lot to the rest of what gets covered here.  I’ve got a melange of things to get through today but, as usual, I’m going to attempt to make some sense out of the grifting that has gone down the past week along with some updates, leaks and horses to keep an eye on.  That being said, it’s time to grab a beverage of choice and pull up a seat.

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Oops! She did it again!

I’m not really posting things in chronological order this week, because I think it puts a clearer view on motivations and actions this way.   At least that’s why we’re starting with where Manson and her ol faithful ass barnacle, Robyn, were this weekend and why she was whining about getting in late and being tired as she went off to Misner’s to clean up some more of his mess while everybody else was back at the feedlot trying to contend with yet another open house event.  (see above video) It seems Manson and Wrinkles Robyn decided to go see Britney Spears in Las Vegas.  I recall a few weeks ago when she was trying to cash in and/or make the Vegas massacre all about herself, that she mentioned something about how they were going to a show in a few weeks.  Don’t get me wrong, I go to concerts and I even take the odd vacation, but the big difference is that I have an income.  A real one that I pay taxes on and stuff.  I don’t beg for money online and I don’t have to misappropriate funds to finance my lifestyle and extra curricular activities.  Manson constantly reminds us that she is a `volunteer’ at the rescue but it takes up her every waking hour and that she has no income.  I’m not sure how  she spends every waking hour on the rescue since she is rarely, if ever seen actually cleaning stalls, feeding, watering or even going near horses unless it’s to take her happy ass on a trail ride or strut around in scrubs.  Maybe she is counting all her fake profiles and bully pages she runs on Facebook as `rescue business’.  From the looks at the hands in the above pics,  she and her barnacle most certainly are not roughing them up cleaning stalls or doing manual labor.  I’m also not sure how living rent free and getting board for at least six horses along with gas money, coffee money and incidentals is considered no income, but it does in Mansonland.  Everybody else that has those sorts of deals has to declare them as income and report it to the IRS.  Just sayin…

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Auction last week was pretty much business as usual now that Manson has taken over on Tuesdays.  Romney Faye was off in Arizona enjoying a spa retreat, so they couldn’t depend on her sad-faced selfies to bring in the big bucks.  Instead, it has become the norm for Manson to go on several profanity laced rants and she did not disappoint last week.  A favorite theme is for her to ask where are all the other rescues and critics  are and why we aren’t stepping up on Tuesdays.  Mostly, they are busy doing actual rescue and not running cons with known kill buyers.  Mostly.  Then, the odd time one might want to show up, they can expect to get bullied, have their license plates posted online and Manson offering out their names and addresses to one and all.  She nearly had a meltdown that there was somebody there with red hair this week.  I thought ginger bashing was strictly an UK thing. Even with the mysterious ginger in attendance she felt she was unsupervised and that the rest of us don’t keep track of the lies.  This opened the door for her to  do her usual sleight of hand into a pretty good pay-day.  It was extremely hard to keep up all the goings on given the fact that most of their deals go down in the parking lot these days and the stories on who they are buying from are all fabricated.

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One Manson’s auction rants was all about this little BLM Mustang.  It seems he wasn’t titled so was not allowed to go through the ring.  We already know that Manson lies out of her lie hole 24/7  but this was a bit bold even for her.  She was nearly frothing at the mouth as she chastised the `haters’ for reporting this horse and ruining his chances at going to Skydog.  According to Manson, because people think that a titled mustang shouldn’t just be flipped around without his paperwork, he was going to be sent back to a holding facility and since he was a three strike horse (how would she know that?) he would be there until he dies.  Naturally, the village idiots were completely outraged and worked up about how mean and cruel the haters are.  Who could blame them?  The problem with this little fable was that the horse was already on his way to Skydog’s Malibu facility as she was ranting and Manson was fully aware of that.  Skydog has been regularly scooping horses out of Ontario for the last few weeks and now, since they seem to have created a market there for mustangs, they have decided to add a `rescue’ division instead of being just a sanctuary.  God help us and the horses.  The Skydog founder and Romney Faye are pretty tight, so I wouldn’t be surprised to see Romney Faye land there to show them the ropes at some point.  As for the mustang in question, his name is now Jalapeno and he doesn’t seem overly thrilled with his new digs so far.  I’m not really up to speed on all things mustang, but isn’t there some rule about having six-foot or higher fences?  I wonder why that is….

I’m not sure if HiCaliber is doing more and more business with Salvador Paniagua lately due to him getting AC called out on him at Mike’s or if the rest of us are just becoming more aware of  him since the tripping horse deal a few months ago.  At any rate, he’s found a business partner in Manson and seems to be bringing her horses each week now.  Sometimes he has a red trailer, other times a black.  These dealers always have a few trailers.  Sometimes HiCaliber is dumb enough to show him in live feed without realizing it, just like they did the other week. To refresh some memories, that’s said to be him posted above at both Mike’s and Ontario auction on different days.  The black trailer behind him is important to note because it came into play this week.

This little horse is one that worries me.  Manson doesn’t like him and he was the only one they drug home last week that didn’t get an intake video.  It seems the village idiots have already forgotten he exists.  In the feed from auction, she threatened his life with his only crime being very green and spooky.  Even though she admits that horses like him don’t do well at HiCaliber, she still convinced the village idiots to seal his fate and buy him so he can go stand around in a small pen with no shelter or handling and eventually end up shot in the face for being `behavioral’.  What the village idiots probably don’t know or care about is that it was always a fait accompli that he was going to end up at HiCaliber.   Manson claimed he was rejected from being run through auction, but the truth is he was seen in Salvador’s trailer pulling into auction before lunch.  The horse never went near the chutes and is thought to have spent the afternoon in Bang Bang Becky’s trailer as Manson can clearly be heard saying on the video clip above that the horse had been in that trailer before.  It wouldn’t be the first time they hid a horse in a trailer all day without water or feed as they went for lunch and ran cons in the parking lot.  The did give him the name Edie, so make sure to keep asking after him because he is just the sort of horse that the village idiots forget about, making it super easy for Manson to kill him off when she needs to make a full load for the meat man.

Speaking of horses that need to be kept an eye on, Eliza is a recent adoption return.  She was adopted around January of this year and is now back at the ranch due to `behavioral’ reasons.  Personally, I get worried when horses at HiCaliber get called hung with that label because it usually means Manson has an itchy trigger finger.  Sadly, Eliza is not the only one that has bounced back to the feed lot either.

Nala has also been returned due to behavior issues within the last week or so.  The scary part for Nala is this isn’t the first time she’s been returned.  This mare has bounced a lot since having the misfortune of landing at HiCaliber and her most recent adoption didn’t even last a month.  I don’t really know what is going on with their adoption `team’. but clearly they aren’t very good at their job.  This shouldn’t be surprising given the level of horsemanship that is usually on display at HiCaliber.  We also know that who gets a horse is a crapshoot.  I have literally lost count of the number of people who have said they have inquired about adopting a horse only to be ignored.  Others have been approved and then rejected for some arbitrary reason.  Manson insisted she has to go through the entire adoption process like everybody else, but we know that only applies to horses she’s waffling on.  (Waffling being a verb and not to be confused with twatwaffle which is a noun used interchangeably with `village idiot’ or Manson)  If Manson spies a horse that has no issues and she wants it, it is added to her hoard for $1 almost immediately as was the case with Rizzo and Barrett once he was gelded.

Apparently it was also the case with Scrappy Doo Rene when she came to town this week to pick out a new horse since her foster,  HiCaliber Danny, seems to be on the injured list and her horse previous to him died over the summer.  As you can see in the above video, Scrappy decided to test ride a horse with her own special brand of equitation and it was  Terney that was offered up as tribute. It also really clears up why so many HiCaliber horses end up being stamped as behavioral after they’ve been incarcerated with them for any length of time.  I actually had some sympathetic back pains watching her bounce around on his kidneys on yet another ill-fitting saddle and then, when she stopped to hug him at the end, I actually winced watching that saddle dig into his shoulder and crunch his withers.  It would seem that nobody associated with HiCaliber is able to fit tack or even recognize ill-fitting tack.  Unfortunately for Terney, Scrappy fell in love and her adoption was approved immediately and for far less than he was offered to the general public most likely.  I’m not suggesting everybody be a perfect or even pretty rider to adopt a horse, but in this case, Terney is clearly way too much horse for Scrappy and apparently that is not taken into consideration when approving adoptions.  I guess it just goes to show that if you park your head far enough up Manson’s ass, you too may get a free horse.  #PrayforTerney

 

Remember last week when Manson was begging for stud chains and duct tape?  Apparently she’s not very happy with her volunteers behind close doors either.  She can’t possible be a 30% vet without her stud chains to hang buckets.  I’m still not sure how you lose so many or why people need them, but apparently stud chains are an endangered species at HiCaliber and Mama Manson is NOT happy with her village!

It would seem that along with the water issue, finding people to actually feed the horses is becoming an issue too.  Last week there was only one person that showed up for feed and now it seems they have days where nobody is booked.  Notice that one of the dates that had nobody was October 21st.  Logically, one might think that the people who enjoy free rent on the property might be expected to fill in those gaps.  Apparently, Manson and Wrinkles did not feel that feeding horses was as important as them blasting off to Vegas for the Britney show since the lack of feeders did not change their plans.  God forbid they ruin those manicures the village idiots pay for.  I just gotta wonder where these 400 volunteers are that they constantly brag about.  I guess Manson doesn’ t want to admit they are bleeding volunteers because she made it sound on live feed like these were emergencies that came up and they didn’t know that nobody would be there to feed on certain days.  Then she comments on one of her volunteers that is such a super star because she saw her feeding in the morning and that same person was still there working away in the evening when Manson came back from whatever pampering she was doing on that particular day.  I wonder how the volunteer felt slaving away as Manson put the oxygen mask on herself first.  It does sound like Manson may have waved at the volunteer as she was driving in, so I’m sure that it made it all worth it.

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While Manson and Wrinkles were partying it up in Vegas, they decided to market a few horses to the village to keep those purse strings lubricated so they’ll be easier to loosen on Tuesday or something.  What tugs at heart-strings more than a cute baby with a skinny mama?  These two, they fully admitted came from Misner.  The `story’ was that he found them while he was buying goats.  They’ve used that one before.  It got really confusing with this mare because they wanted $1000 over her purchase price for responsible rescue *gag*, but several people offered to be a private buyer for the pair.  Because money was still coming in HiCaliber just left them hanging as they asked for a private buyer for a little pinto gelding as well.

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Misner aka Voldy’s place

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Ok, Sunday’s activities get a bit confusing, so I’m going to attempt breaking it down for everybody.  The two pictures above are from Misner’s property.  If you were facing it, the house would be just to your right off camera  and all the pens of horses and livestock are out behind.  This is a pretty busy road the live on and vehicles can often be heard going by the few times HiCaliber has filmed horses there.  Misner’s place is about 4 miles from the auction barn.  What’s important in these pics today is the left side with the tower and manure piles.  See it?  Ok, now let’s look at the next few pics.

The little pinto in the above picture was part of last Sunday’s shell game and the other horse is Vegas who they bought earlier in October.  Clearly, they are at the same property going by the background and clearly, that property is Misner’s.  However, if you listened to Manson, they came from two completely different places.  I think she said the pinto was picked up as part of a lot of horses and the `guy’ didn’t want him specifically.  Vegas was from a friendly flipper or something, or maybe he was from the sick old guy, or maybe the poor guy just trying to feed his family.  They all blur together after a while.  The main point being that Manson worded things so that the village idiots were not aware that the pinto was also Misner’s.  Manson and Romney Faye spin a variety of yarns about who these horses are coming from but generally it’s Misner.  I’m not sure why they couldn’t wait until Tuesday and do the big rescue  at auction unless Manson is testing the waters for other streams of village idiot cash.  It seemed like Misner had quite a few horses for the gals this weekend.

This poor mare was the one that allegedly kicked of the Sunday shell game.  The official party line was that a `local flipper’ had called Manson in a panic saying he had a horse in really bad shape that had been given to him and that she had to come and get her right away because he didn’t know what to do.  I believe the word `frantic’ was thrown in there too.  It turns out the horse was at Misner’s as well even though they tried to disguise that fact by filming her in front of the trailer only.  Besides the car sounds on the video, you’ll see the give away in a bit.  This mare is thought to be an unraced TB by the name of Atheendoftheday.  That’s according to the Manson family, but they have screwed up tattoo reads before, not to mention the still pending identifications on the Louisiana horses, so I wouldn’t take that to the bank.  What you can take to the bank is she has a rather large  and unsightly tumor on her face.  Of course, this made her the perfect heart stringer kinda horse and despite them getting her for free, they requested $500 for diagnostics.  In case you haven’t noticed, all diagnostic procedures at HiCaliber start at $500 no matter what.  I should also remind people that many insiders have said that Manson has put the word out that she wants these sad horses to `rescue’ because they bring in the most money and it certainly worked with this mare.    They were up over $900 last I checked even though the vet had already been out there and the prognosis is that she’s not operable.  What is sad is that despite her appearance, she seems to still have a quality of life but will likely get blown away by Manson within 10 days. Why feed and care for a horse that is terminal when you have lips that need filling and nails that need done?  Ending up at HiCaliber is not what I would consider landing softly.

 

Before I finish making sense out the Sunday mess, I need to reintroduce some of you to Bubba Misner. aka Voldy Jr.  Make sure you watch the little video clip of Bubba I posted up above here.  Bubba is the one on the left in the red shirt. It’s not very long and if I had to see it, the rest of you should too.  Bubba always plays along with HiCaliber’s lies because he makes a lot of money off them.  In the past, if he came across a skinny horse or one like the mare with the tumor, they would be worthless to him.  He would lose money shipping them to slaughter because they’d be rejected at the border and they are not fit for human consumption.  Ever since HiCaliber has come along, these horses are beer money and then some for Bubba.  Manson will tell you that they have taught him a new way to do business and, yet again, she’s lying out the lie hole.  They’ve merely opened up another stream of income for him because the fact is, he still ships horses to Chavez and she knows it.  Now, please notice the picture up above of Bubba at Mike’s auction and the Paint mare leaving the ring.

Bubba took this mare to the last auction at Mike’s and, as he usually does, ran the bid up on her to the point he had to take her back home.  This is the same mare pictured up above with Bubba in the ring with her.  I believe they passed her out at around $490 or something close.  Contrary to what Manson claimed, none of the main rescues in attendance bid on her.  She isn’t generally the kind of horse that needs to be rescued and since Bubba is notorious for running up his own bid, they don’t play his games.  Manson says it’s because other rescues talk shit about him and he doesn’t want them to have the horses and that’s a lie.  Bubba would sell his own mother to pimp if he thought he could turn a profit on her.  He doesn’t care who buys his horses.  The other reason he doesn’t mind so much about bringing a horse home from Mike’s is because he knows full well that HiCaliber will buy whatever.  This time was no exception.

Since Manson was in the area, she said she was going to `swing by’ and check out this paint mare.  That’s the story she told anyhow.  I’m not sure much swinging by happened since it seems all these horses were at Bubba’s, but it sounded much more impressive to the village idiots.  She did say the mare had been no saled at Mike’s, but that’s about as much truth as she injected into the situation.  She said the `guy’ aka Bubba, had bought her and she wasn’t going to work for his `program’.  Since she doesn’t look like a bucking horse, the only other programs we know Bubba has is slaughter and flipping so that was a tip-off right there that there will likely be a large hole in this mare somewhere.  Somewhere between the paypal donations, the multiple live feed donations, they raked in enough money for this mare who was originally going to be a PB offering, so they decided to keep her because she was possibly pregnant and has a `deep cough’.  I wouldn’t put too much weight on the pregnancy diagnosis just yet because Manson hasn’t run her patented titty check that we know of.  For those of you keeping score, that was 4 horses plus one foal bought off Misner on Sunday with only two going back to HiCaliber, one of whom is already on the euth list and slated to be carved up for science afterwards.  I can’t even begin to say how much money they raked in between the different live streams, paypals, and shifting of funds between horses.  Let’s just say more than enough to cover two tickets to see Britney Spears and the gas money.

The above horse is Paula.  This young filly was brought home from auction early in October and here she is three weeks later sporting that malnutrition belly and ribs while the wound she had on her hock goes untreated.  Quite the upgrade the poor little girl got.  I just have to wonder why it is that Manson can’t plunk her ass in the golf cart and even just LOOK at these horses if she thinks she knows so much.  Anybody with the most basic knowledge about horses could see that this filly is losing condition at the rescue.  It’s just not that hard, but given the fact that they are having trouble finding people to come and feed the horses, chances are we know at least part of the reason why she is deteriorating and she’s probably not the only one.  This is NOT rescue.

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After the heavy material I posted last week, I promised to share a little good news to keep y’all going.  I’m sure many of you were hoping for pics of people wearing orange or something dramatic like that, but we’re not there yet.  However, I can show you the above pic that at least lets people know that their voices are being heard.  The Attorney General now has an open file and everything that is sent from now on will be put in that file for review.  This is a giant step towards getting an investigation started. I’m sorry I can’t show more just yet.  It’s not my letter and a little mystery is a good thing at times.  Best to not show all the cards.  What I would like to remind people is that there are miles to go before we sleep.  This is a good start but not yet a slam dunk, so keep on doing what you’re doing as far as reporting and speaking out.  It’s working.

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One of the way Manson keeps what’s left of her village idiots loyal is by demonizing the advocates and spouting her twisted logic when she gets caught in a lie or being a cow.  A favorite rant of hers is that we are all anti euthanasia, which means we can’t be anti slaughter.  Try as I might, I haven’t been able to connect those two things and it doesn’t really matter.  I have yet to see an anti-slaughter advocate, myself included, state that they are anti euthanasia.  I am, however, anti unnecessary euthanasia and I’m vehemently anti 30% vet experimenting on animals.  She tells her idiots that since it’s too difficult to make charges stick against these flippers and trippers, it’s better to befriend them even though it means that by giving them an outlet for their `waste’, they will have even more money to hurt even more horses.  By Manson’s own logic we shouldn’t bother with drunk driving laws or any laws at all because they always get broken eventually.

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There was a time I felt it worth it to try to educate the village idiots and even Manson, but I’ve long since learned that there is no point.  They don’t want to know the truth.  It doesn’t pay as well.  It’s not exciting.  Way more fun to paint Bubba Misner as the bad boy with the heart of gold rather than the truth of him which is that he drinks too much, has misogynistic tendencies and exploits vulnerable animals all while still living at home.  Much more fun to think of Manson as this ballsy lesbian underdog that defied the odds rather than the opportunistic hosebeast that fucked over friends and family alike and gets off on exploiting animals and shooting them in the face. Just like it ruins everything when you find out your favorite TV character or soap star is nothing like the role they play and is actually a completely shitty human being.  There’s no fun in that at all, so you don’t seek out the truth lest it blow your image of somebody.

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So here we are on another Tuesday.  I don’t feel good thinking about what poor animals will get scooped up and drug back to the feedlot never to be heard of again.  Does anybody ever ask after the little pig and cows they bought a few weeks ago?  No?  How about Dagus, Fuego, Dochas, and countless other recent purchases that we literally have never seen or heard from again?  Is Ryland still running the fence?  Why is it that Shiloh, who was supposed to be PB purchase, couldn’t be gelded when they usually have the nuts in the frying pan in under 24 hrs in all other cases.  Was it because he’s a pretty color?  I don’t suppose we’ll get answers for most of these questions and so many more that seem to weigh heavily on everybody but the village idiots.

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Before they fire up the algorithm posts today, I want to do a little rescue math with the readers here.   Manson always likes to brag about how many horses they have `saved’, but not only does she never really tell anybody how she arrives at those numbers, they don’t exactly paint a clear picture.  It’s easy enough to throw out a big number to dazzle a few idiots when you don’t break it down.  Strictly dealing with horse they have acquired in 2017, they have killed more than they have successfully adopted out.  As of last Friday, the numbers are 63 dead with 61 successfully placed in new homes.  There have been 8 of the 2017 horses returned from adoption and 2 sent off to one last good home.   Horses that went to other rescues number 21 with many of those horses never having actually set foot on HiCaliber property.  This leaves 120 of their 2017 intakes pending either at the feed lot, foster or training.  I’m not sure about the rest of you, but those aren’t very impressive numbers to me.   They are especially not that great when you consider that the 63 dead number is only for 2017 horses and does not take into account the ones that they took in prior to this year that met their end there as well.  Of course Manson likes to make fun of people who keep track of such things.  That’s not sexy and facts get in the way of grifting.  Well, as she’s laughing it up maybe somebody will take the time to show her the above meme and see if she still laughs.  I’m sorry I can’t give out the answer to it just yet, but Manson knows and that’s good enough for now.  For the rest of you that are dug in for the horses, please stay the course and keep speaking out.  It IS working.  Trust.

 

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I hate Tuesdays.  There, I said it.  I know I said I didn’t like Tuesdays last week but I actually hate them with the white-hot passion of a thousand burning suns and then some.  I mostly hate them due to the anxiety I get over the shit show going down at Ontario Livestock Auction each week and the fact that I find myself hoping the kill buyer gets the horses rather than HiCaliber.  I don’t expect this Tuesday will be much different and that’s totally messed up.  It seems that only the cons they run change but rarely the result and today will be no different.  I try to give people a little something to think about each week, although I realize the majority of the village idiots are a write-off at this point.  Still there is a groundswell of advocacy happening and I think reminders of why we chose this hill to die on are appropriate.   I gotta warn people that parts of this post are extremely graphic and may be very upsetting.  I’ll put another warning and break in before we get to those parts though.  Today might be a great day to self medicate along with your beverage of choice.  Just sayin.  Ready?

Does anybody remember Emerson?  She was a parking lot purchase from auction back on September 19th.  Don’t worry, she’s still alive as far as I know.  The bottom pictures are from her intake that Manson did on the 21st.  I’m sure many of you will remember the weight tape on the belly thing.  That was yet another eye roller moment for many of us.  Anyhow, during one of her rare trips around the feed lot the other day, (Oct 12th), Manson decided to update us on Emerson.  That’s where the top two pictures are from.  Manson even went so far to remark about her weight gain on that live feed.  I actually went and had my eyes checked right afterwards because surely she isn’t that stupid, is she?  In what alternate reality does this look like any weight gain let alone `lots’?  Manson even went as far as to say Emerson had `put on lots of weight’ and was `getting quite chubby’ before qualifying that even though she is still quite skinny, she’s no longer a skeleton.  Ummm, yes, yes she is still a skeleton which means that Manson is pulling numbers out of her as yet again when she says she is at BCS3.  Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate the updates, but let’s not tell people they aren’t seeing what they’re seeing and FFS if she’s going to google something, why can’t she read the entire article or have somebody that has reading comprehension break it down for her?

 

The above pics and screen shots are all from last week in the inner sanctum.  I’m kinda curious why, with so many people living for free on the property, they have ONE volunteer trying to feed on their own.  How is that even possible and how does that happen?  You would think, given the free rent and subsidies they all enjoy, that they could ensure that at least one resident is present for every feeding, but I guess none of them put horses first there.  The water pics are the sludge that was left after draining a trough and there is no excuse for that shit either.  It’s neither expensive or complicated to get some food grade hydrogen peroxide and dump it in the trough.  That doesn’t mean they still won’t need to clean the troughs, but it will drastically cut down on the sludge, slime and general grossness that they seem to have going on at all times.  Water is the most basic and important need that any of us have.  Why can’t they get this through their skulls?  You certainly don’t ever seen Manson’s swimming pool anything but sparkling.  Don’t even get me started on the ever-growing shit mountain that will soon require high altitude gear  in order for people to scale it at the rate it’s growing.   God help me, I just can’t even with these people anymore.

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Once again, Amanduh was the source of unintentional comic relief.  I feel she’s in the running for biggest gunsel along with Manson and Fice.  This intake video featured Amanduh with a very obviously drugged up Wilbourn telling us about his `front knee’ and how lame he is as he staggers forward with his bottom lip dragging along with his `Wilbourness’.  I guess I might not look too sound either in that condition.  Then, because she has the intellect of a rather dull  carrot, Rene further embellishes things by telling us that Wilbourn is a non-gaited Walker in her original write up to go with the video.  I guess Rene is so used to fucking up, she willingly took the blame for the `front knee’ remark, even though it originated with Amanduh, and promptly lied about why she put that in the intro.  They did edit the post, but Facebook has this super handy function that lets you see edits and, the fact is, these ladies don’t realize how stupid they are so the posts stay up as is until they get called out.  Good times!

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I realize this is nitpicking, but it irritates me just the same.  How do you `run low’ on stud chains?  Seriously.  It’s not like they expire or wear out.  I’ve got some in my tack room that are 20 years old or more.  Mind you, I don’t use them to hang buckets because that’s kinda dumb, and I also tend to put things away and take care of them rather than drop them after my ass because I know I can just hop online and beg for more.   In the past Manson has stated they hang feed buckets from them and that’s evident in many of their videos.  It’s also kinda unsafe which is why she probably revised their `official’ use to medical buckets.  There are actual portable bucket hangers that are safe that I posted examples of above.  I have the same issue with them requesting scissors.  Why do they keep needing them?  While we’re at it, do they not have an operating budget at all?  Who begs for duct tape and basic first aid equipment? The next thing you know they’ll be begging for ass wipe and tampons.  Maybe they already have and my eyes just refused to see that.  I’ll likely go blind from bleaching them soon anyhow.

Manson decided to do some test rides this week, so she selected a few crippled horses to subject to her abuse.  First up was Telissa who was an auction purchase from last month.  Telissa a large mare with an even larger knee.  Because Manson normally rides pony sized horses, she kept remarking how big this mare is and how she feels small on her.  I guess feeling and looking are different things because Manson didn’t look small on her.  She also decided to turn her sharply on the forehand so that the poor mare was nearly falling down from pain and then declared `she’s sound at the trot’.  As if carting Manson around wasn’t bad enough, poor Telissa got to have one of their volunteers digging her knees and boot heels into her bare back as she demonstrated yoga while everybody else guzzled margaritas and egged her on.  Typical HiCaliber schtick where nobody ever gives the horse’s comfort, feelings or dignity a second thought as long as they are all amused.  Manson even went as far as to brag about this mare not even being touched since they drug her home before that evening.  From the looks of the poor thing, nobody has even bothered to comb the tangles out of her mane either.

Rowan was the next tribute to have to put up with packing Manson’s ass around.  He’s also got a bad knee with the added handicap of being much, much smaller than Telissa.  If he was sound before his `test ride’, he probably isn’t now and WTF with these stupid rope halters?  I know Manson is all proud of them and it’s their `thing’ but I wonder if she realizes that knotted rope on the most sensitive part of a nose is far more cruel than a big fat snaffle in their mouth.  I wonder if she even cares.  Whack yourself in the nose cartilage with a knotted rope and see how good that feels, Manson and punch yourself in the throat while you’re at it.  Back to the knee issue: I get that some big knees are more blemish than actual unsoundness, but wouldn’t the responsible thing to do be to x-ray them and have a real vet assess exactly what is wrong?  Manson never bothers with things like that.  I recall her saying about Torrey, whose past owner TOLD her she had fractured her knee, that she wouldn’t bother with x-rays until the horse showed she was lame and then we came out to find this past week that they had been riding her before she died.  What a miserable existence that horse had right down the line from Satan and Doughboy’s feed lot to her sad end in California.

Manson spent a lot of time riding poor Jelly this week.  It’s a bit disturbing how she describes him and gushes.  This was the same horse she declared a `fuckhead’ and sent off to Fice not so long ago after he was an adoption return.  I’m not sure if that was before or after he ripped Strategist’s face half off though. I also don’t consider it body shaming to point out she is too big to be riding him so much, if at all.  This horse always looks uncomfortable with her.  Every time she stops, she stretches out and braces like he has a sore back.   Any empathetic rider would see or feel this the for themselves and get the hell off the horse.  Still, she insists on riding him because she is too afraid of the many horses she owns to ride them herself.  That is if they are even broke at all.  She has branded Barrett a `douche’ even though she was crying over him in the hospital and needed a rag that smelled like his ass or something to comfort her.  The fact is, she rarely goes near him these days nor does she go near Daisy, RyRy or Rizzo who are all at HiCaliber along with Dawson.  Ahhh Dawson.  Let’s talk about Dawson, shall we?

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I realize the pictures are small in the above video clip.  They aren’t important but the audio is.  What we have is Manson telling two completely different stories about Dawson.  I’m sure most will recall that Manson did, in fact, pick her out from a live feed and said she bought her for herself with money given to her by Youtuber, Shane Dawson.  Apparently putting your young children on podcast and having them discuss anal, anal beads and egging them on to say shitty things about one of the baby daddies pays well.  Who knew?  However, when it came time to ship Dawson and her `bonded friend’, Tara, who was earmarked for Bang Bang Becky before she even left Louisiana, they all of a sudden became HiCaliber’s horses.  That meant the donors got to pick up the tab to ship them to California, their vet work and their first few months upkeep while Manson and Bang Bang Becky decided whether or not they actually wanted them. Remember that Dawson and Tara got to be on the nice air ride while poor old Sully was wedged in a 4 horse stock trailer with 5 other donor paid for horses and driven non-stop across the country by Cheech in a heat wave.  We already talked about Bang Bang Becky waiting until Tara’s founder issues and corrective shoeing were paid for by the village idiots before adopting her for $1.   Even though Dawson is still listed as up for adoption on the web page, the fact is, she never has been available.  The latest story is that she has always been Manson’s.  What is more likely, is that now that Amanduh has put a few rides on her, Manson has decided to keep her after all and will likely breed her to something weird to create yet another horse she will never break to ride or even bother weaning.  Manson is a classic hoarder.

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One of the things Manson mentioned on live feed last week was that Bristol had taken the long nap under the blue tarp at some point.  I suspect it was some time ago, but you never can tell with Manson.  She hates calling the meat wagon for just one body, so maybe Bristol was killed to make up numbers at some point.  That part isn’t as important as they why.  Bristol was an auction purchase last year and named after a little girl that they met at auction and who actually rode the horse according to Manson.  She was found to have cancer in one eye and had it removed on live feed by a real 100% vet.  Apparently, she had a bad reaction to the ketamine and thrashed coming out of it, which cased her to injure herself, specifically her knees.  At some point after her eye removal, Bristol went from being a fan favorite to falling completely off the village idiot radar. People stopped asking after her and the next we heard was that she had been `euthanized’ ​ and the reason, as heard in the video clip above, was that her knees went `bone on bone’ and she couldn’t be kept comfortable.  Of course, we don’t really know if that’s true of if she ever had xrays or had a real vet recommend euthanasia.  I certainly don’t recall them begging for any money for diagnostics for her and considering they beg for duct tape, I can’t exactly envision Manson having a flash of compassion and paying it out of her eyelash fund.  #RIP Bristol #sayhername

 

This brings us to the graphic part of the post.  It’s not pretty and it’s not funny, but I think it’s relevant.  People need to wake the hell up to what’s going on  so I decided to post it.  If you have delicate sensibilities, just scroll on by to the end.

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I’m sure you can figure out that we’re going to talk about yet another horse dying.  Well, we’ve talked about this horse before.  He was Casey, one of the `Slaughter11′ who was previously infamous for collapsing in the trailer along with Lazarus.  We actually talked about Casey’s death back in May , although we didn’t have all the pieces filled in yet.  As bad as what we knew then was, what came across my desk this week was ever worse. The video is of his last few breaths more than 3 hours after he was found stuck under a fence and then made to walk all the way up to the barn for some unknown reason.  More than 3 hours without a real vet coming to see him and more than 3 hours of suffering and struggling and that’s just the time we know about.  Nobody really knows how long or why he was stuck under that fence.  The conversation from the screen shots above is from somebody who was there and there is not point in hunting that person down to get at me because I’m not the person in blue.  I don’t really know what else to say other than I’m so very sorry to Casey.  This shouldn’t have ever happened.  These people sing the praises of gun euthanasia all over the place, even when they fucking miss their mark and cause more suffering, but when the one emergency that comes up that NOBODY would have questioned using a gun and Bang Bang Becky bottles out and chooses to watch a horse thrash for 3 hours while she calls Manson for advice?  What about a vet?  They do these things called after hour farm calls when you have an emergency so horses don’t spend hours suffering and seizing to death. This is verging on criminal negligence.  This has to stop. Yesterday. Rest easy, Casey.  I’m sorry humans failed you at every turn. #sayhisname

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Now that most of you are good and upset,  I may as well keep that going by showing Manson’s compassion for the horse community.  They can’t possibly break quarantine to bring in horses that are being displaced due to the fires, but that very same week they had room to drag a bunch home from auction again and I’m sure they’ll find room for however many more today.  You know, people would much rather their horses burn to death than maybe get a snotty nose.  Why am I even surprised?  Manson sat back with her thumb up her ass making fun of other rescues and advocates doing what they could to help out in Texas after the hurricane hit.  Pardon me, she made fun of everybody BUT Cheech who went charging out there too and had to beg for money to get home.  Cheech is still in the good books so far, although most people that move on from Manson don’t stay there for very long.  Maybe Manson feels she owes her one after throwing her under the bus with the drug thing awhile back.  Oh well, the fires are good for algorithm bumps at least, right?  Speaking of compassion, here is what Manson had to say about the Las Vegas tragedy as she ranted and begged for money right after.

I apologize that this has been another of these `heavy’ posts.  I don’t have any fun memes to lighten things up today either.  None of this stuff is feeling so funny lately and especially not what we covered today.  A lot of you have taken the time to send nice messages or leave supportive comments lately and I truly appreciate that.  We’re all in this together and I know this is getting taxing for everybody following along for the right reasons.  Nobody wants to see any horse die, let alone one die on camera, but that is the reality of what is happening at HiCaliber all the time.  Tell me what was `rescue’ about Bristol and Casey’s life after they landed at HiCaliber?  How was their ultimate end and the days leading up to it any better than what they were facing had they not had the misfortune to get drug back to the HiCaliber feed lot?  What about any of this makes these village idiots keep throwing money to perpetuate this madness?  Is the drama and vulgarity they seem to get off on more important than the suffering of vulnerable animals? Animals with no voice who can’t even say `no’ or `stop’ to the person who makes the call whether they live or die.  The same person who hasn’t a fucking clue how to read an animal or the humility to realize she’s in so far over her head she’s never going to surface at this rate.  I think we’re past the point of throwing a life-preserver now.  I don’t see how the current cast of characters can be trusted to fix this mess they have created.  There are links for what you can do in the comment sections of most of the recent posts.  Let your conscience be your pilot as far as what to do about it all, but never think that your one voice doesn’t matter.  It matters a whole bunch and there is lots of room on this hill.  Ciao for now….

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I don’t like Tuesdays.   This seems to be a recent development, so I’m sure most of you can figure out the reason why.  I used to not really feel one way or another about them, but ever since the whole HiCaliber saga flared up some months ago, I usually wake up on Tuesdays with this sense of foreboding.  I’m guessing this Tuesday will not be much different.  If anything, after last week, my impending sense of doom has kicked in a little earlier than normal and I’m bumming out on a Monday evening too.  However, I’m hopeful after the events of last week, that maybe this Tuesday will suck a little less than last week.  Still I like to leave a little something for people to wake up to on this day.  For those of you that are animal welfare advocates, it’s nice to have some new information to put out and for our `guests’ who like to hit refresh, screenshot and make us famous, well, they need material too.  So, let’s do a short n sweet today, I have some fun things and some less than fun things to pass along today straight from the inner sanctum and my inbox.  Pull up a seat!

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Most of you may have noticed that Manson was a bit more quiet than usual on social media this week.  That’s because she took an all expense trip to Dallas for the weekend.  She treated us to a live feed on Friday, which meant that she could say it was rescue business, but played coy with the reason for her trip.  Turns out there was a No Mean Girls conference and the irony of her probably attending it was not lost on most.  Perhaps she was being used as a teaching specimen or something.  I’m pretty sure she doesn’t need to learn how to be a meaner girl.  I don’t know.  I don’t think I want to know either.  What is relevant is that she took the time to talk about the permit yet again and how badly they are needing the cash because they have to make their payment or whatever next week.  I think the amount they absolutely HAD to have last week was about $2k.  Strangely, the registration to the mean girls was $450, so if you factor in that, airfare, hotel, car rental, meals in addition to incidentals, you’re going to be close to 2k for this little excursion.  Just for good measure, she made sure to issue a veiled threat about having to shut down and making exit plans which may or may not include more mass executions.  Because nothing is ever Manson’s fault she made sure to remind us all about complaint based system and how this caught them off guard and the critics and blah blah blah…Speaking of being caught off guard by this permit process, I got a gift in my inbox not so long ago.

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So this was from all the way back in February of 2015.  Of course we know that since getting punted out of the Homes for Horses Coalition last year, that they will not be working with the ASPCA on anything now or ever, but the funny part is they KNEW there was an issue back then.  I’m not sure if any of what this person was told was true, but we do know where they are at now and that is out of extensions as of this week.  I can’t wait to see how this gets spun!

During Manson’s little live hit from Dallas, she informed us that even though they have to get down on numbers, they will continue going to auction on Tuesdays.  How they plan to reduce the hoard is through adoptions and `placements’.  The placement part kinda bothered me knowing that she likely considers under the tarp with a bullet in the head as a placement of sorts given her little killing spree the past few weeks.  However, they have been having these adoption events which pretty much amount to fire sales.  You can come and adopt a horse right on the spot, often for $1, and as long as you have never posted on a page that questions HiCaliber or are on the friend list of anybody that has, you get a horse!  No home check needed!  Then, you get to have your horse featured over and over again on algorithm bump posts whether you give regular updates or not.  Awesome deal.  Sadly, not always such a great deal for the horses.  Camilla was one of the OTTB20 who wasn’t actually an OTTB, so because she was solid colored that must mean she was AQHA.  She was shown on what passes for a test ride  a few months ago and was one of a two horses that looked distinctly off on the video.  Just the same, they slapped her on the ass and sent her off to a new home, only to be returned within 2 weeks due to not vetting clean.  It may be worth asking after her on a regular basis because I hear her issue may not be fixable and we all know how pasture puffs make out, especially when they are in downsizing mode.

Yet another horse on his way back to HiCaliber.  Poor Woody aka Buddy has been bouncing around for quite a while starting back before he even got to HiCaliber.  He is currently on his way back as yet another adoption return due to being too much horse for his new person.  Now he’s what would be called `behavioral’ which never ends well for horses at HiCaliber.  There are some rumblings about him getting The Fice and even though we haven’t really talked much about Fice-hole lately, he’s still  engaging in fuckwittery and horse abuse on a daily basis.  Amanduh’s name has also been tossed about and while she doesn’t appear as abusive as Fice, she’s also not likely to fix anything for this poor horse either unless picking up the wrong lead and crabbing around with hollowed out back is the end goal.

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I know the top picture got quite a bit of negative attention this past week.  For reasons known only to themselves, HiCaliber elected to post this pic as part of as series of pics designed to bump the algorithms.  Naturally, none of the village idiots saw a problem with the pic or even bothered to ask who the horse was.  It’s not really about the horses for them.  The horse in this picture was O’Brian and this was right before he was put down.  He got down in the shit and couldn’t get back up.  He was clearly much thinner than when he first got to HiCaliber and this was his `soft landing’.  Thankfully, there appeared to have been a volunteer there that gave him the kindness of a drink and the last thing O’Brian saw was NOT Manson on the other end of the gun.  Small mercies, I suppose.  I know they claimed this horse was `neuro’, but it looks to me like starvation may have been a factor too.  I’m not even a 30% vet, but this horse looks to have lost a whole bunch of condition in little more than a month.  He wasn’t in great shape when they got him, but he appears to have gotten even worse.  Of course we know from previous live feeds, that Manson doesn’t waste money on dental or much of anything besides a few flakes of hay on horses she plans to kill and she was dropping hints about poor O’Brian from the first day he got there.  RIP O’Brian #sayhisname

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Yup, they’re talking about donating a horse.  Apparently it’s to a police department and their motivations aren’t exactly altruistic.  I’m actually not sure why The Manson Family is so hung up on getting HiCaliber horses into police work.  It’s a really shitty job for a horse; pounding around on pavement in the heat and working way harder than most horses.  I wouldn’t really want any horse to go to that kind of life even if they are well cared for.  It’s a tough life and, from what I have seen, most of their rescues aren’t suitable even if they are sound enough.  I’m pretty sure they mounted patrol doesn’t make a habit of drugging everything to its knees each and every day it’s being ridden either.  All that aside, do you know what would be even better PR?  Taking proper care of the horses they have and not acting like a bunch of vulgar yahoos every time they show up at a public function.

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Manson has a new/old pet moving into the house Dana vacated.  Jonassthan has been a particularly nasty foot soldier on social media for a long time and now Manson gets to have her favorite attack dog living right on the same property at the donor’s expense or at least partial expense.  I guess we shouldn’t be surprised considering Jonassthan has enjoyed a lot of benefits on the donor dollar in the past.  Round and round we go.   I’m not all that concerned about it other than the fact that Manson’s rectum must be like a clown car there are so many people wedged up her ass lately.  We’re going to have to put ankle bracelets on them since all we can see is a bunch of feet hanging out as they jostle for position.

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I keep hoping that I’m going to wake up one day and see a page full of invoices, vet reports and updates. I hope that there will be a Tuesday that they decide not to go to auction and maybe just take care of what they have.  I should probably also disclose that I hope to win a lottery some day and that’s probably far more likely to happen.  Still, it’s worth pressing on.  The very fact that rather than prove their detractors wrong,  they choose to fight dirty shows me we’re right to take up this cause.  Rather than make the changes needed to silence the critics, they spend their time on social media egged on by a bunch of bottom feeders and shut ins.  Meanwhile horses go without water and basic care while Manson and all her chosen ones live for free on the donor dollars.  She’s not worried about having to shut down.  That’s more emotional blackmail designed to get people digging deep.  I’m bracing myself for what sort of grifting is about to go down with auction today and the permit fees due this week.  You know there is going to be plot lines, new characters and a body count.  This is not rescue.  This is not horses first.  This needs to end.

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Enough.  I’ve had enough.  If my inbox is anything to go by, most of the readers here feel the same.  Up until this week, I’ve tried mostly to stay above the fray as far as the drama goes.  I don’t have time in my life for it and I don’t really enjoy participating in it.  Far easier to stay on the high road when you aren’t paying attention to what the pissants are saying.  Unfortunately, I had a brief lapse in judgement and ventured over to Facebook to see what was what and, for today at least, I am off the high road.  So, if you don’t like that sort of thing, just give today a miss and I’ll return to our regular scheduled programming on Monday or so.  For one day only, I’m going to give the pissants what they crave and that’s attention.  Don’t worry, we’re going to deal with the auction mess too.  In fact, let’s start there, because the levels that were stooped to were record-breaking this past week.  As always, it’s time to settle in with your favorite adult beverage because we’re going `there’ this week.  Apologies in advance to those of you with delicate sensibilities unless you happen to be a village idiot.  I hope I do offend the village idiots.

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I knew this week wasn’t going to be good when Romney Faye was the opening act.  I feel so betrayed that her big leave to heal herself lasted about a week.  Not content to huff, puff and guzzle beverages for the camera, she had to add mucous to the mix this week. I guess it was a fortunate coincidence because it made the tears come easier and she was the perfect foil for Manson’s `bad cop’ routine.  That was our opener this week.  Romney Faye cradling a dying lamb while Manson went on a foul-mouthed rant about the food industry and blamed everybody for the fact that Ontario Auction allows this sort of thing.  Manson ranted about the three little lambs and compared the one Romney Faye was holding to her deceased son.  Classy.  Of course I will be demonized for mentioning that, but hey, it is what it is.  It wasn’t me that made the comparison.  Manson also informed us this was the fault of everybody that eats meat.  Of course anybody that isn’t a manipulative piece of human excrement realizes that the auction she’s parked at has nothing to do with our food supply, but why let facts get in the way of a good rant?  It is the lowest of the low and no, your major beef, poultry, and hog producers are not bringing their animals there.  They just aren’t.  That doesn’t make factory farming right, but what she was showing you has nothing to do with what is on your supermarket shelves.  Just go read up on the USDA site.  Even so, maybe her whole rant would have been even a little bit appropriate if she wasn’t frequently seen on live feed horking down on fast food that is by no means vegetarian or cruelty free and that’s only when she’s not cooking up some medical waste for her family. She also might have been just a smidge more believable if she didn’t refer to the little lambs as `things’.   Apparently, it is the rest of us that need to adjust our moral compass though.  I’m wondering if adjusting mine will mean I, too, will be able to exploit animals, use people and still sleep at night.  Might be worth a try…

In the clusterfuck that was auction this week, it’s hard to keep things straight.  The first video with the lambs said that the horses had already run through with no mention of them buying anything, yet they ended up with 10 horses when it was all over and that’s not counting two private buyer horses.  These were four of the poor souls that were drug back to the feedlot.  They named one horse Petty, after Tom Petty and hey have already 30% diagnosed him with enough issues to justify a bullet in the head.  In reality, his biggest crime was pinning his ears at them and trying to bite Romney Faye.  Three of these horses were bought from Salvador Paniagua from Perris.  Salvador is the piece of shit that brought 7 tripping horses to Mike’s auction and got busted by Animal Control after somebody did the right thing and called them.  They were in such bad shape, 5 of them had to euthanized within days and, Miss `Moral Compass’, Manson, made fun of that and tried to create drama for the rescue involved.  Turns out she’s a regular customer of Salvador and his son Daniel, which puts her on Team Tripper.    That red rusted out trailer is often at Ontario and Romney Faye said they’ve bought horses from him before.  I guess why bust a source of some good heart-stringer horses?  Sadly, these horses weren’t the only ones HiCaliber go their hands on this week.  If you don’t think this wasn’t all prearranged, then I’ve got some magic beans to sell you.

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HiCaliber also ended up owning these two horses when it was all said and done.  It was harder than usual to keep track of prices this week because it appears they never actually bought anything in the ring.  These two were said to have no-saled but the owner was wiling to sell them for $185 each.  There was a private buyer that wanted one of them but HiCaliber dropped the ball and decided to keep the horse for themselves.  This is especially frustrating, because these two horses wanted no part of Manson.  She labelled them `unhandled’ even though one clearly has her mane hogged, so she was at least handled enough to do that.  Manson was unable to get a halter on either horse and they left them at auction to be picked up the next day.  We all know what happened with the last two `unhandled’ Arabians they bought, or almost happened.  Eventually, those two did land softly but no thanks to HiCaliber.  Such a shame they didn’t let the private buyer at least get one of them safe.  I wonder where the `line up of people’ that wanted these horses was or was that a failed effort to run the price up?  The two fillies are currently back at the HiCaliber feedlot, looking for a foster situation.  Both have halters on and appear to be at least halter broke.  Maybe they just sensed Manson’s evil energy or something.  Smart horses.

Also on Salvador’s trailer were two extremely crippled horses.  This was in addition to a very sad little pony with what appeared to be a broken pelvis they had picked up in chutes.  I don’t think that anybody would dispute these three were compassion pulls.  They were heartbreaking to see and, in all honesty, I would have been angry about it too.  What I wouldn’t have done was make them walk a step further than they had to or drag them across the parking lot as they were almost falling down as shown on the above video.  As Manson was ranting and blaming everybody for the condition of these horses, all while protecting the identity of the person responsible, she stormed off across the lot dragging Sunflower so fast the poor horse could hardly stay on its feet.  It hurt to watch.  How is her face being the last one she saw a compassionate end?

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This brings us to the worst part of Tuesday.  Everybody knew these horses needed a release.  I didn’t see a single person question it and, for a brief moment, I thought HiCaliber might actually be doing the right thing for once.  Sadly, they had to go and mess that up with some more lies that didn’t even need to be told.  Actually, the problem is it’s not so much the lying as the careful wording to hide their own fuckery.  They state the horses were assessed by two vets and then taken elsewhere to be euthanized aka executed.  What they don’t say is that they were only assessed via text message and that no vet diagnosed a sunk coffin bone because no x-rays were ever taken.  No real vet actually put a hand on these horses.  Manson drove them to a nearby ranch, likely Buzz’s, lined them up and executed them after texting some footage.  I’m sure the fact they didn’t fund raise for them was a factor, but I also suspect she needed a release for all that anger she had already shown on live feed.  I have to wonder how `compassionate’ the end was for these animals.  That pony should never have been made to walk another step further let alone all the way out to the parking lot.  None of these horses knew the people who took them to the killing field enough to be comforted by them.  We can see on the above video how much compassion Manson showed as she drug one across the lot.  So, after their painful ride in the trailer, they were drug out at a strange place and promptly shot.  The first horse would have been the luckiest given the fact the other two would have had the pleasure of standing next to their dead trailer mates before meeting their own fate. Horses understand things like that, which is a huge reason that commercial slaughter is so inhumane for them.   I only hope she didn’t miss her shot this time. RIP Sunflower, Byron and Heartbreaker.

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I guess they need to keep Misner sweet each week because they swung by his feed lot on the way back from the killing fields. It seems Misner had another mess to clean up and HiCaliber happily obliged but collecting this OTTB who has a charro brand on his hip.  Manson immediately started throwing the `neuro’ diagnosis out there which we have come to know is groundwork for a bullet in the head.  Then, in an astonishing lack of awareness, they named the horse Vegas supposedly to honor the victims of the recent massacre.  Of all the horses they collected on this day, the one they name Vegas is the one most likely to get shot in the head.  Wow.  Of course this was only after Manson had informed us all, during one of her rants, that nobody can help the victims in Vegas but they could help her out by sending money.   Yes, you read that correctly and yes, I heard her correctly.  For what it’s worth, there are lots of ways you can still help the victims in Las Vegas.  Donate blood.  Donate for funeral or medical expenses.  Say some prayers, send good vibes or whatever your belief is, but please don’t use it for personal gain.

Anyhow, let’s be done with Manson and HiCaliber for a bit as we get to the real fuckery from the last few days.  If you’re not into drama, it’s time to look away…

This has nothing to do with rescue and it has nothing to do with horses.  I was kind of back and forth about even giving this shit pickle the attention he so desperately craves, but enough is enough.  All this because of hurt feelings, he’s going to put a bounty on me?  This is the same guy that ran a gofundme to buy a used van last year and he’s going to pay cash to find out who the person is that hurt his feelers.  Why not put that towards a horse rescue if he’s so concerned about it?  Don’t forget that Pasterfuck and his `wife’ have stated numerous times they 100% know who writes this blog and have even gone so far as naming their suspect and engaging in publically bullying her.  However, this week they decided I was somebody else that still isn’t me, but there is no convincing them of that.  The bullying campaign has commenced.

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How about the main post then?

Again, Pasterfuck has gone off half cocked and accused the wrong person of writing this blog.  Many people that have been in contact with me via email and behind the scenes know this.  Don’t bother telling him though, he’s busy waving his theory around like a dick.  I find it ironic that he suggests anger management for anybody given his arrest record that is really easily available online.  I would suggest a restraining order for the ladies he thinks are me.  As for me personally?  I’m not afraid.  He’d be profoundly stupid to come within 100 yards of me or mine.  I’m just a bit confused why he and his cohorts on the poop page are so obsessed with the blog traffic here though.  They sit on this page hitting refresh every five minutes and keep close tabs on how post and at what times.  They should see my inbox if they think that’s a lot.  Not like one of those jackwagons doesn’t attempt to hack it at least once a week either.

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*ETA*  Please note that this email was from back in May and the board member listing given is no longer accurate*

I don’t really understand Pasterfuck’s issue with me beyond hurt feelings .  Back in May he was trying to cozy up to me and I didn’t respond.  The reason being was that he was working with Rick and Laura Bell and they were threatening people, which is not something I engage in.    That’s right, go over to her blog and read it all.  They were threatening people’s spouses, their jobs etc.  Then the Tonemeister decided to threaten other people he thought might have some information on HiCaliber and he got called out here .  He was also using my comment section to try to solicit information and to harass people.  I know a number of the readers here mentioned getting unwanted private messages from him on Facebook.  At that point I was done with him, but I guess I misjudged the level of butthurt a grown assed man was capable of.  This brings us to his charming wife that he’s not actually married to and her antics.  When they aren’t fighting with each other, they double team whomever it is they pick on on Facebook.

Remember that Margaret claimed she knew 100% who wrote this blog.  She spread that misinformation far and wide and even went on that person’s personal Facebook page to spread her vitriol.  They made fun of this woman’s home burning down, they made fun of one of her dogs getting hit by a car.  They even went so far to make comments about her husband and family all egged on by Margie.  Then, when she was proven wrong, there were really no apologies.  She certainly didn’t spread that information far and wide.  I guess given the personality involved here and her history, I shouldn’t be surprised.  However, because of Margie’s bully campaign and shit fits all across Facebook, people that have been subject to Margie’s wrath in the past are starting to come forward.  Since Margie also seeks my validation, I thought it timely to post this conversation that happened a few weeks ago.  Please read each and every one of the following screen shots.  This is one example of her `rescue’ advocacy from back in 2012.

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Here is the post from SCTR when they were expecting Poppy to arrive there.  He never did.  The other screen shots were people looking and wondering what happened and Margaret talking out her ass about something she either knew nothing about or was covering.

I’m going to let people draw their own conclusions about this.  I will certainly say that for me, it put a frame on all this hoof stomping and tantruming that Margie has been doing about this blog.  She became even less significant to me.  It also explains why her and Pasterfuck jumped to the other side of this equation when they weren’t welcomed with open arms by people that have been working on this for a very long time.  All about the horses, huh?  Margie claims a well-respected individual went to HiCaliber and told her things were ok.  Well, considering this `well respected’ person (JE) is also the same person that turned over the screen shots from before of Margie letting people think she wrote this blog.  I don’t mind posting those either if I need to.  I guess she hasn’t realized that rescue and the anti-slaughter movement doesn’t really need or want her.  Hell, most advocates don’t know or care who she is.  If anything, her throwing her support behind any organization is to their detriment given her social media behavior.  We’ve all been at this a very long time and people like her come and go.  Tagging along with somebody to Kaufman does not make you an advocate but helping somebody make a horse disappear to Mexico does make you a disgusting bottom feeding piece of shit.  I’m not saying either way, but if the shoe fits…Perhaps the response for Margie’s future fits and bullying is #where’spoppy

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I’m going to leave the rest of what I had to talk about for another day.  A day less about drama.  I’m going to let all the shitheads from the poop page have their fun with this post and then be done with them.  It seems the more truth we pass out and the closer we get to forcing some change at HiCaliber, the louder they squeal and the dirtier they are going to fight.  They want to scare off people from commenting on this blog as if it will stop me from posting.  I’ll turn the comments off and people will still read.  Several of the people that comment on here are in regular contact via email anyhow.  They can make all the threats they want, but I am still entitled to my opinions.  If anything, the shit show on Tuesday only strengthened my resolve.  I can’t, in good conscience, say nothing while the most vulnerable of animals are being exploited this way.  Maybe if Manson would work to end this sort of thing rather than protect it because it’s her cash source, I might have some sympathy, but she’s part of the problem.  Salvador the flipper showed up at Mike’s auction with a load of his tripping horses and it took exactly ONE phone call to get AC out there. ONE.  HiCaliber’s repeated refusal to do the right thing has finally pushed me over the edge.  I’ve had enough.  Whatever miniscule thought I had that maybe there could be redemption for the current players has been extinguished.  They gotta go.  To say that you can’t ever stop all of it so why even try is a cop-out.  May as well have no drinking and driving laws then because people will still do it.  May as well make all drugs legal  because people will still do it them.  Every change has to start somewhere and you can either choose to be part of the problem or part of the movement that brings about change.  If you don’t want to be either one of those things, then get out of the way.  Until next time…

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I wasn’t going to bother with a Tuesday post this week.  The last post kinda left me sad and I am also not huge on commitment.  Tuesday posts kinda feel like a commitment sometimes.  However, I guess there is a reason for most things and just when I felt like I could phone it in this week, my inbox lights up and I gotta do the next right thing.  I wish I was coming to you with some laughs, but that’s not really the case this time. So, let’s all self medicate and gather around.  This is going to be short and not very sweet.

transpI’m going to break their latest crisis down in bite sized chunks.  That way it should be easier to follow.  I’m also not very good at formatting this stuff, so maybe people won’t whine about paragraph breaks and lose the message this way. Anyhow…. This got posted today.  As we have come to realize, nothing is EVER HiCaliber’s fault.  Not ever.  You damn haters and villagers that wanted to know why they were asking for another big chunk of change are the cause of this latest crisis by forcing them to be transparent and as a result, they are going to ask you for even MORE cash.  Shame!!!  What I don’t get is why the applications needed to be pulled at all.  The would have hard copies of them and it’s likely available to them online as well and that’s not even taking into consideration they have known about this for a full year and then some.  I also don’t know why they need an `immediate’ $2k when they were up over to $8k collected already.  Why can’t they use some of that or did it go towards the rent that none of the residents on the ranch actually pay.  Wouldn’t that cover the `immediate’ need?  The laughable part is they say they need it so they can tend to their rescues.  Ok then…
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How are they `saving’ horses from the slaughter pipeline when they don’t even understand how it works?  How are they working to end it when they continue to buddy up with kill buyers and feed lots?  Oops, I’m sorry, the spin term is ` building bridges’.  How is it working to end slaughter when they failed to keep their promise to identify those OTTBs so that Louisiana advocates could lean on the racetracks out there to enforce their existing anti-slaughter rules?  That can’t be done if they don’t know who the horses are and where they came from. It was bitterly ironic that one of the only ones that was identified met her end there recently and prior to landing at HiCaliber she was the victim of lying kill buyers rather than anything her owner did wrong.  RIP Ide Like Orthodox.   Also, just a brief word about the zoning…it was changed in 2013 which was BEFORE HiCaliber moved to their current location.  Once again the Manson Family refuse to accept responsibility for their fuck ups and their lack of planning has become everybody else’s emergency.  Nobody is going to force them to shut their doors over this.  That’s just drama to add urgency to the situation because village idiots love a good crisis and it nearly always motivates them to part with their lunch money.
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After the dramatics of blaming their situation on having to be transparent, they post screenshots off a website that in no way would suggest they had to pull their application in order to do it. I guess we should give them their due for at least making sure the mountains of shit was cropped out of the baby pic they used even if they are in far worse shape than when they arrived.  That fact will be lost on most of the village idiots because it’s not so much about the horses for them no matter what they claim. I’m going to jump back to the start of the post briefly to highlight what may have finally been a light bulb trigger for at least a few villagers.
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The highlighted part above, was right from their play book where they used manipulative terms like `ripped from their herds’.  Well, when you think about it, every time anybody adopts a horse it is `ripped’ from its herd, just like it is when you move pens or even take a horse out to ride.  Horses adapt and tend to buddy up pretty easy.  I’m not sure why dispersing them would be a bad thing either.  Isn’t that the point of rescuing them?  Getting them adopted out?  What really pissed me off was the death threats.  Manson always defaults to death threats.  I’ve seen her do it countless times when begging for money.  This time it didn’t work.  Some villagers started to wake up a bit and ask them to not go to auction tomorrow.  Others didn’t appreciate the death threat.  Sadly, there are still a few idiots that are completely buying the official story of permits being complaints based etc.  Probably no hope for them.  No blanking those names out either because if you’re going to be stupid, you’re going to own it on this blog.

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Of course they are going to auction.  The above post was made under a statement about the recent tragedy in Las Vegas and some stale adoption updates featuring old pictures of horses that have been sprung free from the feed lot.  Maybe somebody can explain to me how they can justify going to auction when they have too many horses on their lot for even the permit they are applying for.  There was only one horse at auction last week and they outbid a private buyer for her.  She did not need to be rescued and there is nobody that is going to match race a lactating 14.1 horse that has already had a few foals.  It’s just not going to happen no matter what they say.  The go to auction because that is a huge part of their income.  No auction antics means no eyelashes, car payments and fun money for Manson.  Although it’s not like they didn’t create some room for a few more this week.  I know we already talked about three that recently left this earth on the last post.  Guess what?  Two more for the show…

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Sareen is no longer with us apparently.  This poor mare did not have it easy since being purchased at auction last June by HiCaliber.  From what I can gather, Sareen made the grave mistake of not warming up to Manson as she was branded a `bitchy’ mare.  We talked about Sareen in this post in June.  She had already been at HiCaliber a year at that point in and that year had managed to get in foal (depending on whose timeline you believe that may have happened at HiCaliber), abort the foal, and then go from being a riding horse to a pasture puff somehow.  Apparently, Sareen aborted her foal while at foster and rather than get her the vet come to clean her out as requested by her fosters, Manson refused and the horse was returned to suffer on the feed lot.  For whatever reason Sareen never really resonated with the village idiots and nobody asked after her much.  She’s been on my personal death watch for a number of months as I knew Manson had euth listed her at some point for `behavior’.  I don’t know why she had to die this weekend but I gotta think it might have something to do with the fact that Manson likes to make sure the load is full when the truck comes to collect the bodies and there was another horse under the tarp already.  Rest Easy, Sareen.  #sayhername

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O’Brian was the other horse under the tarp this past weekend.  By the reports I’m getting, he didn’t go easy but rather due to some kind of emergency.  Read into that what you will, but the end results O’Brian didn’t make it.  He was the sweet old man who Manson automatically diagnosed as `advanced wobblers’ by swinging off his tail.  He was also the one that Manson spun the whopper of a lie that their insurance didn’t allow for neuro horses to stay on the ranch or something.  That was in this post back on September 1st and their insurance policy is there to prove that it says no such thing.  In that post Manson described him as naughty and pushy which probably meant he was tossed into his little pipe corral and forgotten about.  Some people claimed that they inquired about giving him `One Last Good Home’ only to be turned down and/or ignored.  I have to wonder if this sweet old horse wouldn’t still be with us had he landed anywhere but at HiCaliber.  RIP O’Brian #sayhisname

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It seems like The Manson Family is cool with all the killings.  So cool, that they are planning a little team building sesh at the shooting range next week. For those of you that don’t know, Iron Sights Oceanside is an indoor gun range .  I’m not sure if they are trainings in hopes of joining the `euth team’ and take some pressure off Manson or if they just really get off on shooting things, but this is what passes for entertainment with these people and it explains a lot.  No word yet on if underage children will be in attendance or if they have special horse head targets for them to practice on.  I actually feel like we’re being punk’d with this.  There is no way they be this ignorant and insensitive, could there be?

 

These pics showed upon Facebook this past week.  They were taken by a former volunteer last winter after all the rain.  I thought it might be something worth looking at as we head into another winter with just as many, if not more horses warehoused on the lot.  How many horses died in the mud last year?  We’ve talked about a few of them.  Muddy season will be here before you know it and we can look for more of this sort of thing.  Do any of these look like conditions you would be ok with your horses living in?  I sure wouldn’t want this for my animals. That’s no kind of life.  A large part of the problem is that property is not set up to warehouse as many horses at they have there and it’s just going to get worse if they don’t do something. Their own website states they have 16 acres withouto mentioning that a portion of that is not usuable due to terrain and private residences.  They have something like 12 usable acres for housing animals and currently have approx 140 on the property.   That’s a conservative estimate too.  That means they average over 11 horses per usuable acre.  Then you look at the minimum standards of horse care in southern California as per UC Davis and in many cases, they are not being met at HiCaliber.  I dont even know how you don’t feel like a steaming pile of shit every time you look out your door and see animals in those conditions and know that you are responsible, but I also don’t understand how you can sleep at night knowing that animals are standing there with no water and various untreated ailments.  Nobody that loves them could.
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I know this hasn’t exactly been a feel good post or provided a ton of laughs.  I find less and less what goes on with Manson and her merry band of sycophants to be amusing these days.   It’s Tuesday and you can believe after the scramble to shake enough money out of the village idiots last week, that Bubba Misner has been given his marching orders to find them something that will pull at the heart-strings.  Who knows what the sympathy play will be this week?  Could be another out of town kill buyer, maybe there is a black market Cordovan leather pipeline and they have a buyer from New Jersey on the way to this Podunk auction in the middle of Nowheresville.  Whatever it is, they will apply just the right amount of urgency, tears and emotional blackmail to fill their weekly quota.  If they’re lucky, the horses will be in such bad shape that they won’t have to be kept alive long enough to eat into their $650 responsible rescue ransom.  Maybe there will be updates on them and maybe there won’t be.  Has anybody heard how the little cows are doing or are they long gone?  How about Belen, Cammy, Noodle, and countless others I’ve seen people ask about and go unanswered.  What rescue does that?  Beg for money to buy a horse, and often to get expensive diagnostics done and then flat-out refuse to do updates.  I’m not sure if it is some sick little power play by Manson or they are hiding something or maybe both, but enough is enough.    This is not rescue, this is exploitation and hoarding.  This`rescue’ is operating on a kill shelter model but they aren’t exactly up front about that.  We know O’Brian died due to some sort of emergency situation.  Did Torrey and Comfort have a similar one?  What about Journey?  Where are the vet reports that said they needed to die?  Why so many unexpected deaths in the last 10 days? These are questions I wish people would ask not only of themselves, but ask HiCaliber.  Hold their feet to the fire and don’t shut up until they practice true transparency.  As always, if any of what I posted is wrong, then prove it.  Show me Sareen and O’Brian.  Explain why that shooting event is posted in the private groups.  In the meantime I’ll still be here hoping literally anybody else but HiCaliber brings those horses home tomorrow because at least they’ll have a chance that way.  #saytheirnames

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