The Pre-purchase Exam and Vet Certificate

If you are considering buying horse, it cannot be emphasized too strongly that you should have it examined by a veterinarian and you should not complete the purchase until you have the certificate indicating the result of the examination. This serves to identify any preexisting problems which may hinder the horse’s future performance and reduce buyer risk.

A Day At the Auction – One Horse Owners Experience

I never thought I would see the things I was about to see. I never thought these things existed other than in tragic stories you read or see on the news. I just didn’t think it was “that bad.” I get worried when my beloved horses don’t get there nightly warm mash with vitamins, minerals, carrots, apples and a generous helping of grain.

Project Horses For Re-Sale

Every now and then we come across a great “deal” and figure we can take this horse and re-sell it! Whether it is a fun project horse for ourselves or a deal between two friends, here are a few factors when considering the project horse for re-sale as an option.

Owning Horses- The Costs – Part Deux

Shows. I attend 3-4 sanctioned shows per year and about 3 schooling shows per year. I doesn’t sound like much right? Wrong. The sanctioned shows run 4 days long and cost about $400 for entry fees. The schooling shows are much cheaper, at about $50 a show. Also factor in trailering fees at about $75 one way. (Yes something I don’t yet have is a trailer, but you guessed it, it’s on my wish list. Along with a new truck to pull it.)

Owning Horses – The Costs…Oh My!

This is a post for those of you looking to get into horses and purchase your own horse. Because costs vary from location to location, I am going to outline what my own personal costs are.

Buying Your First Horse – Tips

So you have taken some riding lessons, ideally you have even leased a horse or two, and are now ready to take the next step and buy your first horse. Before you take the plunge, there are some tips for buying your first horse that you should consider.

Buying Horses In Europe Part II: Importing & Quarantine

You’ve gone to Europe, searched through over 20 some odd horses, you’ve been in the market for what seems like years and you’ve finally found him… The horse of your dreams! Now it’s time to send him home. Here’s what you need to consider when deciding to import a horse from Europe.

Looking to Buy a Horse in Europe

A few tips to finding the horse of your dreams! Assuming you’ve found an honest agent to take you to look at a minimum of 4 horses per day-there are several key qualities you can not forget to over look when finding the horse of your dreams in Europe.

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