What would you offer? - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

What would you offer?

This is a discussion on What would you offer? within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

    Like Tree4Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-10-2012, 11:40 PM
      #21
    Green Broke
    To be honest I don't think any horse is a worthy business investment.

    If you have her for six months just the upkeep costs are going to be more than you'll make back, and then your time on top of that. It's not like you're picking her up dirt cheap either.

    If you want to buy her to train and ride for fun, then eventually sell on, then sure go ahead, she looks sweet and lovely. But if you're buying with the intention to turn a profit I don't think that is going to happen at those prices.
    kitten_Val likes this.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        07-10-2012, 11:55 PM
      #22
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Saskia    
    If you want to buy her to train and ride for fun, then eventually sell on, then sure go ahead, she looks sweet and lovely. But if you're buying with the intention to turn a profit I don't think that is going to happen at those prices.
    You are right. I already know I'm not going to make thousands of dollars in profit, but I'm hoping I can at least break even in the end.


    The question remains: should I go for it? To you, if you were in my shoes, would she be worth the 800? How long should I sit back and wait? I'm hoping the owner will realize that no one in their right mind (*ahem*) will take her at that amount and drop the price, but I also don't want someone else to snatch her up under my nose while I'm sitting on my hands.

    Or, would you pass her by entirely. Is she just not worth the money that is being asked?
         
        07-11-2012, 09:56 PM
      #23
    Green Broke
    If you've got your heart set on getting this horse then get her, a few hundred dollars isn't much in the long run, at least not in the horse world.

    But if you just like her because you think she'll turn a profit, I'd wait for something cheaper to come along, if that is what the prices are like in your area.

    Besides, as mentioned by other posters, such a small horse will be harder to sell. It would be mainly for a child market I'd imagine, and by the time you sell her she'll still be pretty young for a child rider, and not quite a bargain.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    I just got a job offer! Rachel1786 General Off Topic Discussion 3 06-15-2012 03:19 PM
    What would you offer??? FoxRidgeRanch Horse Trailers 32 10-28-2011 08:52 PM
    How much would you offer Ohhkierst Horses for Sale 2 07-14-2011 05:53 PM
    Job offer, what do you think? Lucara Horse Talk 9 02-13-2009 03:50 PM
    Trade Offer farmpony84 Horse Riding Critique 11 08-11-2008 01:20 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:48 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0