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post #1 of 7 Old 08-24-2008, 12:28 PM Thread Starter
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How Much Is She Worth?

Hello! So, I'm thinking about buying a horse that boards here. Her owner has some financial problems, and can't care for a horse. She wants the best for her mare, though, so I stepped in and offered to help. As much as the owner would like to simply give the horse to me, I want to give her a fair price, so I came here to see what you all thought.




Name: Prada
Breed: Unknown (Any guesses?)
Sex: Mare
Color: Buckskin
Age: 6 years
Grooming:
Stands for grooming and bathing
Health:
Picks up feet for farrier
Stands for vaccinations
Is currently up-to-date with shots, generally healthy horse
Ground work:
Lunges
Backs for trailer
Follows on lead rope
Bridles easily
Nips when being saddled (is ridden in Western)
Riding:
Walks, trots, canters (gallops if she gets too excited, doesn't trot well)
Can't use flying lead changes -- always on left lead
Sharp turns, like that of a barrel racer (Ooh-la-la!)
Is afraid of jumping/jumps -- I got her over a 1-foot pole, but it took some convincing
Does not stand patiently when being ridden (when at a stop)
Occasional buck when cantering
Nice lead-horse for trails
She also spooks at things that move quickly, water bottles, and small children. Is not face-shy.

How much, is USD, do you think she's worth? I own her saddle and bridle, so please do not add that in the price.

Feel free to pop me a private message for any more information, or with a price -- I'll most likely respond faster!

Thanks,

Maggie
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post #2 of 7 Old 08-24-2008, 12:39 PM
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post #3 of 7 Old 08-24-2008, 01:29 PM
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She does have a few vices, I'd say somewhere in the $500-$800 range.


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post #4 of 7 Old 08-24-2008, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah, I agree that she isn't that great, but I do love her, and I think training her will be a welcome challenge.
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post #5 of 7 Old 09-01-2008, 05:19 PM
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sounds to me shes got not one bit of good training under her belt no more than 1000 because of abois weight issues, vices, and probably health issues.

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post #6 of 7 Old 09-02-2008, 02:54 AM
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I'm not sure how your horse market is, but here I wouldn't pay more then $2,000 for her, since it seems like she has a few vices and not too much training undersaddle. She seems like a great project though!
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post #7 of 7 Old 09-03-2008, 09:42 AM
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being that she is grade and has a few riding issues I would say about $800. She needs a few lbs put on her as well. But for the most part she looks like a good mare.


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