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"GREAT experience having my BLM adopted colt picked up and delivered."

shipping from Rock Springs, Wyoming Helena, Montana for $300.00

Rock Springs, Wyoming
Helena, Montana
522 mi.

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I adopted a wild yearling from BLM via the internet auction. BLM has very strict and specific requirements for transport, and I guess a lot of service providers were put off by that. Colt bid at my target price only after verifying everyhing involved. He took charge of coordinating with BLM to ensure the transfer went smoothly. He let me know frequently where he was at and his anticipated arrival at my home. The little horse had been through a lot of stress, having just been transported to Wyoming from Oregon a few days before pickup. He obviously had never been handled and was really wild.When Colt arrived at about 9 pm, it was very cold and raining. He spent the better part of 2 hours calming the colt and changing the halter to one that actually fit properly while the colt was still in the trailer with another gorgeous gelding, also from BLM. His patience, calm demeanor, knowledge and obvious talent in dealing with the horses were unbelievable, especially after such a long day and trip. Rather than another ordeal for my little guy, I truly feel that the 2 hours Colt spent unloading him were a positive training experience. I am extremely grateful for this, because a different experience could easily have caused damage that would have multiplied many times over the time it will take for gentling. I still cannot believe that all my worrying was so unfounded!!! Colt has a special rapport with horses, and was more interested in "doing it right" every step of the way than in "making time" or devoting as little time and energy as possible in completing the shipment. I cannot recommend him highly enough, and he has my sincerest gratitude for a job MORE than "well done"!!!! Thank you, Colt!

- Susan S.