Originally Posted by Saddlebag
Taking a horse home to see how it works out isn't necessarily a good plan as everything is new and stressful to the horse. My qh needed 6 weeks before he was settled in. Oftentimes the horse will be on it's best behaviour (survival mode) or it may be fractious. Either way it's not a true test of it's temperament.
Agree...I would never do a trial. If a buyer wants to do a lease on my property for a couple weeks...I'm ok with that, but NEVER an off property trial.