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Sanctum In The Swamplands by sapphirespirit

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Sanctum In The Swamplands

Postby sapphirespirit » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:06 am

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will tie in to (at least) two other species


When scientists were exploring and logging species in a remote swampland, They were startled to discover a large population of horses- and to boot, all different sorts. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that this had been a dumping sight for unwanted equines, the careless owners thinking they'd fall victim to the swamps dangers. Instead, they Thrived! Rather than take them from the home they've grown accustomed to, we simply have made a few adjustments- keeping this Wild place a sanctuary for all the unwanted. There are efforts to tame some of them for adoption - frankly who knows how many generations this dumping and evolving, so to speak, has been going on. Some have responded fairly well, while others seem to struggle.

Your adoption choices can be wild, though taming will fall on you , and your plan to do so will most likely be expressed in the adoption form. Tamed Horses will have a halter, or various other tacks.
Semi wild adopts are used to humans well enough- touching ,feeding, occasional grooming-but these horses are not fit to ride , as they still retain some of their wild nature.

Sanctum horses are as any other- varying in size,color,breed,and personalities- mostly. It is clear to the founders of Sanctum that this has been a long term dumping site- though they can not calculate how long. With the addition of new dumpees, comes the addition of new bloodlines to this odd ecosystem. Those born and raised here do seem to have odd and even taboo behaviors that most horses do not. It has been documented on more than one occasion that these horses have engaged in predatory behaviors with small prey. Unsettling as it is, thankfully they seem to still largely remain herbivores.
The swamplands that have been discovered are actually an intricate ecosystem with a rather wide diversity. Further inland ,through the thick of the swamps , the landscape seems to mimic a mountainous terrain,there are several plains which is evident to have been and still remain to be grazing grounds for the wild.

There are a handful of big predators here- including a rare large cat or few, some species of canine-likely wolves adapted to the swamps, and of course the large reptiles-large snakes and alligators, seemingly of the caiman lines.
There are numerous bird species and small mammals,reptiles,and amphibians. There are also vast populations of insects and plant life that looks as if it's walked off a sci-fi scene.
It's almost as if our explorers stepped into a different world. While these Plethora of species seem mostly normal- we have observed and documented numerous oddities to this particular land's inhabitants. While we can rule that this is not due to some sort of radioactive or nuclear type energy, we have no current explanation.

We at SITS have taken to calling the "Native" Swampland ponies and horses by the breed "Swampland Mustang" or "Swamp Pony". This simply means our wranglers , usually, have no way of telling the exact genetics of some of our horses. We simply chalk them up to Swampland mustangs due to their vast genetic mix and wild natures. Similar to mustangs and Spanish Mustangs.
While there are a tremendous about of variables in the genes , coats, sizes, and personalities of the equines here, it appears as though 'painted' or "spotted" patterns-like that of Painted or Appaloosa spotted breeds- are common- at least most of these horses have some sort of white marking. Solid horses are uncommon, but occur. Some of These rarer few have been seen with odd , horn like growths on their heads or bodies. Much like a snowflake, no two of these horn like growths are the same per equine.

We have also seen a difference in their social behaviors. Some of these horses have lost herd mentality and become rogue. Some have acquired small families or massive herds with multiple leads- its bizarre but intriguing. We discovered many who've become collectors - small rocks, or leaves, sticks, etc. strategically placed and amassed together.


SITS Disposition Types :

Wild:
(Refuses most human contact,Not fit for riding)

Semi-wild:
(Human touch is okay, occasionally can work with manes/tails, refuses tacking of any sort, not fit to ride

Tame:
(very tolerate of human touch/ fit to bear weight, trained, etc. allows tacking)

Current Events!
Spooks In The Swamps

SITS Affiliates:
CWHR(pending)
Rohktans


PM if interested in any of the following:
ARTIST
AFFILIATE
BANNER MAKER
Last edited by sapphirespirit on Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:12 am, edited 25 times in total.
S.apphire S.pirit
My Species:
Sanctum In The Swamplands ,Sapphy's Carousel Menagerie
Silverbell Ranch Cattle Adopt, Eletoo,Aduiri
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I'm an artist at these adoptables:
Cottonwood Wild Horse Ranch
Cherry Tree Stables
Seeking Art for my Fursona! Please PM me if interested!
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RULES AND WRANGLERS

Postby sapphirespirit » Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:04 am

All tess's rules apply
You must wait 48 hours to win another FCFS if you've won one already
Realistic colors only
Breeding Sessions and Customs Sessions will be marked as OPEN or CLOSED, customs/breedings may only occur during OPEN
You may request a haltered Version of your Newly adopted SITS horse if you so choose at any time
Some Adopts will give option for halter colors
You can register your horse through SITS if you so choose, registered names are optional
You must have a thread to post your horses to, it will be up to you to Keep up with your horses .

STAFF
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artists:
Guest artists: E l h o u r a, saraphena,Acronymm
Archivist:
Banner Maker:
Guest Artists:


WIP
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My Species:
Sanctum In The Swamplands ,Sapphy's Carousel Menagerie
Silverbell Ranch Cattle Adopt, Eletoo,Aduiri
Seeking Stamps for my adoptables! Pm if interested.
I'm an artist at these adoptables:
Cottonwood Wild Horse Ranch
Cherry Tree Stables
Seeking Art for my Fursona! Please PM me if interested!
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My Sanctum Horses (Huge WIP) Image
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BREEDING & IMPORTS

Postby sapphirespirit » Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:04 am

Breedings will occur in the Nursery
The forms can also be found there. Foals will cost to grow.

BREEDINGS:CLOSED
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[b]Username:[/b]
[b]Registered Name:[/b] Optional
[b]Barn Name:[/b]
[b]Mother:[/b](LINK)
[b]Father:[/b](LINK)
[b]Permission[/b] (If applicable)
[b]Artist Choice:[/b]


Imports: Here you can select one of our staff to import your special equine, for a price!

CUSTOMS: CLOSED
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[b]Personality:[/b]
[b]Breed:[/b]
[b]Color:[/b]
[b]Markings:[/b]
[b]Herd Position:[/b]
[b]Harem Mares:[/b]
[b]Foals:[/b]
[b]Disposition:[/b]
[i][b]IF TAME:HALTER COLOR:[/b][/i]
[b]Artist Choice:[/b]
[b]Mane/Tail Type:[/b] Premade options, or custom for additional price


BASIC ADOPT FORM:(For artists)
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S.apphire S.pirit
My Species:
Sanctum In The Swamplands ,Sapphy's Carousel Menagerie
Silverbell Ranch Cattle Adopt, Eletoo,Aduiri
Seeking Stamps for my adoptables! Pm if interested.
I'm an artist at these adoptables:
Cottonwood Wild Horse Ranch
Cherry Tree Stables
Seeking Art for my Fursona! Please PM me if interested!
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My Cottonwood Horses (huge wip)
My Sanctum Horses (Huge WIP) Image
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Adopting Ranches & SITS Links

Postby sapphirespirit » Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:53 am

Adopting Ranches /ETC RESERVE
PM to add your ranch! ( a page for all of your Swampland buddies Once you've adopted them and taken them home)

Adopting Ranches:
antiqueacres.boards.net - Ehoura
Alckatraz
Acronymm


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Sanctum In The Swamplands ,Sapphy's Carousel Menagerie
Silverbell Ranch Cattle Adopt, Eletoo,Aduiri
Seeking Stamps for my adoptables! Pm if interested.
I'm an artist at these adoptables:
Cottonwood Wild Horse Ranch
Cherry Tree Stables
Seeking Art for my Fursona! Please PM me if interested!
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My Sanctum Horses (Huge WIP) Image
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Re: Sanctum In The Swamplands

Postby Ringo. » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:24 pm

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Re: Sanctum In The Swamplands

Postby saraphena » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:21 am

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Re: Sanctum In The Swamplands

Postby sapphirespirit » Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:00 am

Once these few are adopted out i will open a small custom session!
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Sanctum In The Swamplands ,Sapphy's Carousel Menagerie
Silverbell Ranch Cattle Adopt, Eletoo,Aduiri
Seeking Stamps for my adoptables! Pm if interested.
I'm an artist at these adoptables:
Cottonwood Wild Horse Ranch
Cherry Tree Stables
Seeking Art for my Fursona! Please PM me if interested!
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Re: Sanctum In The Swamplands

Postby sapphirespirit » Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:19 am

Some adopts are fcfs!
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My Species:
Sanctum In The Swamplands ,Sapphy's Carousel Menagerie
Silverbell Ranch Cattle Adopt, Eletoo,Aduiri
Seeking Stamps for my adoptables! Pm if interested.
I'm an artist at these adoptables:
Cottonwood Wild Horse Ranch
Cherry Tree Stables
Seeking Art for my Fursona! Please PM me if interested!
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My Cottonwood Horses (huge wip)
My Sanctum Horses (Huge WIP) Image
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Re: Sanctum In The Swamplands

Postby sapphirespirit » Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:48 pm

sapphirespirit wrote:CUSTOMS ARE OPEN FOR 6 slots! THESE 6 ARE FREE (unless you want mane/tail edits)
PM me the form :
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[b]Username:[/b]
[b]Registered Name:[/b] (optional)
[b]Barn Name:[/b]
[b]Age:[/b]
[b]Gender:[/b](Stallion,Gelding, Mare)
[b]Personality:[/b]
[b]Breed:[/b]
[b]Color:[/b]Links if applicable
[b]Markings:[/b]Links if applicable
[b]Disposition:[/b]
[b]Artist Choice:[/b]sapphirespirit
[b]Mane/Tail Type:[/b] Premade options (Wild, pulled, long), or custom for additional price(link if custom)


CUSTOM SLOTS:
1.Alckatraz
2.saraphena
3. Ringo.
4.Acronymm
5.lilpupin
6.
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S.apphire S.pirit
My Species:
Sanctum In The Swamplands ,Sapphy's Carousel Menagerie
Silverbell Ranch Cattle Adopt, Eletoo,Aduiri
Seeking Stamps for my adoptables! Pm if interested.
I'm an artist at these adoptables:
Cottonwood Wild Horse Ranch
Cherry Tree Stables
Seeking Art for my Fursona! Please PM me if interested!
ImageImageImage
My Cottonwood Horses (huge wip)
My Sanctum Horses (Huge WIP) Image
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Re: Sanctum In The Swamplands

Postby sapphirespirit » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:11 pm

sapphirespirit wrote:
sapphirespirit wrote:CUSTOMS ARE OPEN FOR 6 slots! THESE 6 ARE FREE (unless you want mane/tail edits)
PM me the form :
Code: Select all
[b]Username:[/b]
[b]Registered Name:[/b] (optional)
[b]Barn Name:[/b]
[b]Age:[/b]
[b]Gender:[/b](Stallion,Gelding, Mare)
[b]Personality:[/b]
[b]Breed:[/b]
[b]Color:[/b]Links if applicable
[b]Markings:[/b]Links if applicable
[b]Disposition:[/b]
[b]Artist Choice:[/b]sapphirespirit
[b]Mane/Tail Type:[/b] Premade options (Wild, pulled, long), or custom for additional price(link if custom)


CUSTOM SLOTS:
1.Alckatraz
2.saraphena
3. Ringo.
4.Acronymm
5.lilpupin
6.
Last edited by sapphirespirit on Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:39 am, edited 1 time in total.
S.apphire S.pirit
My Species:
Sanctum In The Swamplands ,Sapphy's Carousel Menagerie
Silverbell Ranch Cattle Adopt, Eletoo,Aduiri
Seeking Stamps for my adoptables! Pm if interested.
I'm an artist at these adoptables:
Cottonwood Wild Horse Ranch
Cherry Tree Stables
Seeking Art for my Fursona! Please PM me if interested!
ImageImageImage
My Cottonwood Horses (huge wip)
My Sanctum Horses (Huge WIP) Image
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