horsefeathers farm
friend of sues

Minoa, NY

#305 Jul 25, 2012
thank you toonice ,sue is amazing she can pull an rescued animal back from the brink of death ,I have seen her sleep in the stalls when a rescue has come in ,half starved to death ,and on the brink of collapse ,And remember that sue took in up to 150 PNU foals each year ,they were always very sick and un-touched by human hand ,she saved most of them and HALTER BROKE each one and had most leading on a rope before they left ,she would spend hours gentling the crazed foals who were scared to death of people ,got a halter on each one ,ANd also if sue did not take them ,they were headed for Mexico as veal ,where they are hung by their back leg ALIVE ,and their throats cut ,there are graphic pictures of this on the internet ,

Minoa, NY

#306 Jul 25, 2012
Went passed the farm this am and a ambulance was there with lights on ,any one know what is going on ,hope it is not Sue
been there

Clinton, NY

#307 Jul 29, 2012
hi curious i talk to you on this site along time ago and you were moving your horse there to sue and dick. Do you still have your horse there any more? The ambulance my have been for DICK. HE HAS TIGHTING IN THE CHEST SOMETIME. HE THINK IT A HEART ATTACK SO SHE CALL THE AMBULANCE. DO YOU STILL GO OVER THERE?
majesticindiangi rl

Cazenovia, NY

#308 Jul 30, 2012
just for reference, friend of sues, veal is baby cow not horse and generally horses are shot in the head and put upside down to drain the blood, it's most of the other animals who are actually killed while upside down, although yes, some of them are paralyzed instead of killed when they are shot. Sue was very knowledgeable yes, but I know for a fact that when my friend and I left with out horses the ones who were there did go straight to the slaughter auction.

Morrisville, NY

#309 Nov 9, 2012
Maybe we all need a lesson on farming and agriculture and slaughter? Its amazing how people know nothing about their food. Yes, veal is baby cow. No, horses do not have their throats cut to die, yes their throats are slit though. No, horses are not shot in the head. They have an electric bolt jolted into them, similar to the concept of the electric chair. The bolt enters the skull and fries their brain to minimize the pain or error.

Unfortunately, we can not regulate how this happens anymore because too many people decided it wasn't appropriate. Now, it's done in Mexico and Canada where we have no inspectors assuring that they are in the category of 90% dying humanely.

Mind you, Dick supported his share of slaughter houses in his time. I'd bet that hes sent more animals to slaughter houses than any other dealer in the state.

Fayetteville, NY

#310 Feb 21, 2013
I can't believe that there have been no posts for awhile. Does this mean he is finally out of the horse business - boarding business? I do see that he is selling pigs on craigslist. I have not been by the place in quite some time and was just wondering.

Lyons, NY

#311 Mar 15, 2013
Maybe they are finally done?

Utica, NY

#312 Mar 15, 2013
they still have horses ,saw a paint out in the field yesterday

Fayetteville, NY

#313 Mar 15, 2013
Actually I saw an ad on craigslist on March 9th under Family Farm has 2 stalls available. It sounds like it may be their place. Not sure.

Morrisville, NY

#314 Apr 18, 2013
There are a handful of horses out with the cows out there and they took down the spray painted "for lease" sign.

Utica, NY

#315 Aug 31, 2013
now it just looks like sheep and cows. has anyone been over there recently?
heads up

Cortland, NY

#316 Sep 3, 2013
was going past there last week ,and there was two horses being ridden in the arena ,and a group of people watching ,i think they were trying to sell them ,Must have the horses hidden in the barn

Ardsley, NY

#317 Sep 30, 2013
I think we need more replies here

Utica, NY

#318 Feb 18, 2014
the horses must be shut up in the barn or sold by now, because i never see them out. however, i see the sheep and cows out 24/7 and sometimes goats.

Ardsley, NY

#319 Mar 9, 2014
angry wrote:
just wondering what happened! hopefuly they finally got shut down, they were very dishonest bad people

Ithaca, NY

#320 Mar 11, 2014
I thought it was now considered cruelty ,if farm animals can not get into shelter ,can not imagine animals out all the time in sub zero weather ,and all the snow and no shelter

Baton Rouge, LA

#321 May 6, 2014
imtheone wrote:
<quoted text>well lets see, i had horses for my entire childhood and teens & went about ten years without horses. I didnt have to know allot as a kid, my two horses were great & i didnt know their were bad ones & i had experience< ALL GOOD >& didnt know that people were capable of such lies when small children are involved.??? u say it's the buyers fault for not knowing better and also being boldly mislead? U know i beg to differ, & yes dick & sue are about the biggest criminals i have ever met.
i have met allot of nice horse people since then, & i havent even came close to meeting anyone like dick and susan since?
my buddy and I purchased two horses from Dick and Sue back in April of 2006. A big brown and white paint and a big black and white paint. Both were draft mix. We still own these horses today. The are the most well behaved horses at the barn for eight years now. I can't say much about Sue or Dick because I never met either. They were always nice on the phone. I told Dick what we were looking for. He emailed me pictures of the two horses and we decided we wanted them. When these horses arrived down here in Louisiana they were the most beautiful two horses we could have imagined and still are today. Exactly what we wanted. Sounds like we missed all the drama but got two great horses.
also have horses

Hamilton, NY

#322 May 8, 2014
I like you bought two horses from dick also draft crosses in 2007 ,I still have them ,they are WONDERFUL ,the best I ever owned ,Dick is hard to please but Sue was helpful and knew her stuff ,The purchase went very well ,and the horses were healthy and well looked after ,the barn was clean as was the stalls ,am very happy about it all and I LOVE my Big boys ,have never been back to the farm ,so have no idea

Rochester, NY

#323 Jul 6, 2014
I still have my draft/x that I bought from Sue and Dick. He is a nice horse.We never will part with him.
bought foals

Oneida, NY

#324 Jul 10, 2014
Over a period of a year ,my friend and I bought a total of 4 foals from sue ,We still have 2 of them ,I am a trainer so once they were old enough I trained all of them up to walk trot canter ,and sold two for a nice profit ,both horses are competing ,one in dressage ,and one in hunt seat ,all 4 are wonderful horses ,the 2 we have will never be sold ,Sue was great ,sometimes the barn was messy but never really dirty ,I also was present when sue halter broke one of my babies, it took a few hours of incredible patience and kindness ,I will always be grateful my horses are part of my family

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