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post #11 of 30 Old 07-21-2011, 11:56 PM Thread Starter
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Pre Purchess Exam :) flex tests, X rays all that good stuff :)
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post #12 of 30 Old 07-22-2011, 12:02 AM
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Aha - that makes a lot more sense then what I was thinking.... I work in health, and all I could think of was PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

Somehow that didn't seem to fit right!

BTW I think he looks good - well worth looking at. And to me $3000 seems cheap! I sold my 13yr old TB gelding who was competing prelim dressage (scores of 60%) and occasionally jumping about 80cm in lessons only for $3000. And he was only in minimal work at the time! I am based in Australia though!

I recently went to look at a TBxTrak mare, 4yo, 15.3hh, some basic dressage training, competing prelim scores 60-65% for sale for $8000 - she failed my PPE (<---see what I did there!! ) as she had a heart murmer!! Next month she was re-advertised for $12000!!!!
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post #13 of 30 Old 07-22-2011, 12:06 AM Thread Starter
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OMG wow! see how good it is to do those PPE's!!! I didnt do one on my last girl cause she was sucha rescue case and I payed cash for her, now just sold her for 1500 :) pretty darn happy with how she came out but wasnt going to make a solid 3ft show jumper or go past training level in dressage :(
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I didn't do a PPE on my OTTB mare (Avatar pic) - I only paid $1200 for her though (the going rate around here for OTTB is from $500 to $3000!) I did do my 'own' check though, and she seemed sound enough.

I usually only do a PPE when I spend over $3000. If your spending less than that, and the PPE costs anywhere from $500 and up, its hardly worth it in MHO...
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post #15 of 30 Old 07-22-2011, 12:17 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah, I know he is sound, he has clean Xrays he has just been sitting ina pasture. I will do my own lamness check, see if he is body sore all that stuff.
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The major strike against this horse is height. At way under 16hh, resale almost certainly won't be nearly as much as a comparable horse that is over that magical 16hh mark, even if he is great in his discipline.
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post #17 of 30 Old 07-22-2011, 12:25 AM Thread Starter
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im 5'2 I dont need a big horse, I look like an ant.....and its longer to fall haha
and I am looking for a horse I wont be re selling in the near future.
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post #18 of 30 Old 07-22-2011, 12:33 AM
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If you did want to sell him in the future, and he was a schoolmaster and sensible, he could always be marketed as a 'junior' horse for young teenagers moving up from ponies...
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post #20 of 30 Old 07-22-2011, 12:29 PM
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Loveeeeee him. <3
I'll do a full critique later when I'm not on my phone. But I adore this guy haha.
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