hate to see this

       The Horse Forum > Horse Resources > Horses for Sale

hate to see this

This is a discussion on hate to see this within the Horses for Sale forums, part of the Horse Resources category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-03-2009, 08:36 PM
    Exclamation hate to see this

    Man, if I could afford a horse right now this one I would HAVE to get
    TB mare needs to go or going to auction 6/6
    Sponsored Links
        06-03-2009, 08:45 PM
    I hate it when people send their horses to auctions. All decent horse folk avoid that place like the plague. I once saw a stallion at an auction who was so obviously drugged up it wasn't funny.
    Having now said that, that mare is a lovely horse and will probably go to a decent home, or a dealer to go to a decent home.
        06-03-2009, 08:52 PM
    Well, she might get $150 at an auction. Ads like that are just trying to get those who want to save a horse so that the owner can make more money.

    There certainly are decent people who purchase horses at auctions because they are so cheap.
        06-03-2009, 09:00 PM
    Green Broke
    A lot of people will put that in an ad because people will fall for it and pay the money. Any smart person knows the auction prices are low these days and they wouldn't let a horse go for a couple hundred dollars when they could get more.

    Might not be the case here, maybe they do just want to get rid of the horse, but I'd bet by listing the date they'll get a lot of people call because they don't want to see a horse go to auction.
        06-03-2009, 09:06 PM
    I agree with Solon. It will also rush someone into making a decision since they only have a few days to really think about it.
        06-04-2009, 08:31 AM
    Believe me I sat thinking about that horse all night. I thought about offering $500 cash..but then I'd have to pay board as well and there's no where close to here. I only have 1 day a week I'm able to ride. If there was room at the barn I ride at now, I would ask if I could have free board in exchange for working her horses (as I do now)...but there's no room. Plus I'd have to keep it a secret from my hubby because he'd KILL me if he found out! The horse I used to have came from auction so there ARE decent horses there. I just keep telling myself "I can't save them all"
        06-04-2009, 01:52 PM
    I don't think anyone said there aren't decent horses at the auction. I've seen some very nice horses go through the auction. But if you send a horse through the auction, you aren't guarenteed much money with the way the horse market is.

    I know a few months back there was a Gypsy Vanner that went through a local auction and sold for under $1,000. I want to say it was around $400 but i'm not sure.
        06-04-2009, 04:39 PM
    Oh I didn't mean to insinuate that someone said there were no decent horses at auction...what I meant is that a lot of people assume horses that go to auction end up as dog food or whatever, and I was just saying that there are people like myself who bought one to ride and take care of. That's all. Maybe trying to make myself feel better about if this poor horse DOES go to auction, maybe there will be someone like me out there who really wants a horse but can't afford a big dollar price and will take that horse home and love it for the rest of it's life
        06-04-2009, 06:15 PM
    Sorry for the misunderstanding rottenweiler.

    I've known quite a few people to that have found excellent horses at the auction.

    With the way the market is, and horses not selling, going to auction is kind of like a sure way to make money and get the horse off your hands.
        06-08-2009, 04:52 PM
    You were right, just a ploy to get the horse sold quick. It is still listed on craigslist for a little bit cheaper

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

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


    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
    Don't you hate it when... IheartPheobe Jumping 18 04-24-2009 10:02 PM
    You know what I hate!? FGRanch General Off Topic Discussion 41 03-27-2009 01:03 PM
    I hate my life. Harlee rides horses Horse Riding 22 11-06-2008 04:05 AM
    I hate this..... katiiii Horse Talk 10 10-26-2008 07:27 AM
    Don't you hate it when.... jazzyrider Horse Talk 61 01-14-2008 12:23 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:21 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0