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        01-16-2013, 09:52 PM
      #41
    Yearling
    My boy, Coyote, came out at $0. Haha!
         
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        01-16-2013, 11:57 PM
      #42
    Foal
    This thread is kinda funny. What's my horse worth? Priceless...wouldn't sell or take an offer for the world.
         
        01-17-2013, 12:45 AM
      #43
    Foal
    With all the adding and subtracting (as math isn't my subject ...), I THINK my boy is worth $48,000.

    But realistically, a horse is worth whatever someone is willing to pay for it.
         
        01-22-2013, 12:18 PM
      #44
    Foal
    Chance is worth 16000 according to this... NOt sure that's true... :) It's that rearing!!!
         
        01-27-2013, 08:39 PM
      #45
    Foal
    This is going to be ugly.

    1BASIC HORSE (eats, sleeps, poops, can't be ridden, handled, etc.): $0

    2 AGE:
    3 or under- Add $1000
    4 or 5- Add $3000
    5 to 10- Add $5000
    11 to 15- Add $3000
    16 to 20- Add $1000
    21 to 25- Add $0
    Over 25- Subtract $5,000

    3 GENDER (Keep in mind, this is for hunters only):
    Mare: Add $0
    Stallion: Add $0
    Gelding: Add $1000

    4 HEIGHT:
    Upper inch of pony height divisions (12.1-12.2, 13.1-13.2, 14.1-14.2): Add $3000
    Upper inch of small horses (15.3 to just under 16.2hh): Add $5000
    Big horse (16.3hh to 17.3hh): Add $7000
    Measures well over acceptable pony height, but still has permanent measurement card: Add $5000
    Measures well over acceptable small horse height, but still holds a small card: Add $7000

    5 COLOR
    Note: skip this section for ponies, who are exempt from all color rules)
    Bay: Add $2000
    Chestnut/black: Add $1000
    Grey: Add $1000 UNLESS owner takes care of own horse.
    Palomino/roan: Add $0
    Buckskin/pinto: Subract $1000
    Appy: Subtract $2000

    6 TEMPERAMENT (ground):
    (Note: If your contact with your horse is limited to feeding it carrots once a week after taking it, fully tacked up, from your grooms, AND you plan to keep up this system, please skip this section.)
    Gentle: Add $1000
    Affectionate: Add $1000
    Bites: Subtract $2000
    Kicks: Subtract $1000
    Cribs: Subtract $2000
    Heaves/other respiratory unsoundnesses: Subtract $6000

    7 TEMPERAMENT (riding):
    Spooks at things on the ground*: Subract $3000
    Spooks at fences sometimes*: Subtract $5000
    Spooks at fences consistently*: Subract $10,000
    Refuses: Subract $10,000
    Rears: Subract $7000
    Bucks: Subtract $5000
    Takes off*: Subtract $4000
    Pulls/gets strong*: Subract $1000
    Is lazy/slow off the leg: Subract $1000
    Never refuses: Add $3000
    COMPLETELY, UNFAILINGLY obedient (could quite possibly attempt to run off a cliff you told it to do so): Add $5000
    Could probably negotiate the course alone or with minimal help: Add $7000
    Difficult to ride (pulls, resists, requires someone other than a useless passenger on its back): Subtract $10,000
    Lack of auto lead changes: Subtract $5,000
    Lack of simple lead changes: Subtract $5,000
    Swishes tail/pins ears while in the show ring: Subtract $2,000
    *=IGNORE if you or your trainer plans to ride/show horse only on heavy 'medication'.

    8 MOVEMENT:
    Could win any hack, anywhere, provided the rider didn't wear the wrong color breeches or something else unavoidable: Add $10,000
    Wins in modest company, places in good company: Add $5,000
    Appears to be sound and could possibly even win a hack if all other horses were dead lame or wearing unfashionable apparel: Add $0
    Trots lame: Subtract $5,000 unless only planning to show in divisions that don't require a jog and that can be won without a hack class.

    9 JUMPING ABILITY (Horses only):
    (Note: Choosing a particular height implies that the horse can jump a show COURSE at this height, without knocking over poles or requiring perfect distances to every jump. Basically, if the horse can chip/go long to a certain fence height, THAT is the level.)

    Jumps 2'3": Add $1,000
    Jumps 2'6": Add $1,000
    Jumps 3': Add $6,000
    Jumps 3'3": Add $9,000
    Jumps 3'6": Add $15,000
    Jumps 4': Add $25,000
    Jumps over 4': Move to jumper divisions immediately.

    10 JUMPING STYLE:
    Rox Dene-esque: Add $20,000
    Fancy enough to win most places: Add $15,000
    Always in the ribbons: Add $10,000
    Usually places: Add $5,000
    Sometimes places: Add $3,000
    Errr...well, it jumps: Add $0
    Flips over poles/runs into jumps/causes children to ask their parents "Was that SUPPOSED to happened?"/jump crew's worst nightmare: Subtract $5,000

    11 STRIDING:
    Subtract $5,000 if it cannot make the strides.

    12 PRETTINESS (applies only to horses--all ponies are naturally adorable):
    Jaw-dropping gorgeous (and NOT just to you!): Add $6,000
    Absolutely adorable: Add $4,000
    Handsome: Add $3,000
    Attractive/passable: Add $2,000
    Average: Add $0
    Ugly/misshapen: Subtract $2,000

    13 CONFORMATION:
    Perfect: Add $5,000
    Good: Add $3,000
    OK: Add $0
    Bad: Subtract $2,000

    14 WEIGHT:
    Overweight: Subtract $1,000
    Underweight: Subtract $3,000

    15 SHOW EXPERIENCE:
    Never shown: Subtract $5,000
    Lightly, successfully shown (probably locally, "c" shows, etc.): Add $2,000
    Extensively, semi-successfully shown ("c", "B", some "A" shows, many ribbons, few championships): Add $5,000
    WON at "B" shows: Add $7,000
    WON at "A" shows: Add $10,000

    16 SOUNDNESS:
    Never taken a lame step in its life/doesn't colic, etc.: Add $5,000
    Minor health problems (abcessed once, etc.): Add $1,000
    Larger health problems (bad splints, sore back, etc.): Subtract $5,000
    Big health issues (bone chip, colics frequently, was off for a few months, etc.): Subtract $7,000

    17 FAME:
    At Big Name Barn: Add $6,000
    Ridden by/owned by/marketed by BNT: Add $10,000
    Won at Big Name Shows, giving the horse a MAJOR name-recognition advantage: Add $10,000

    18 OTHER STUFF:
    Warmblood: Add $5,000
    Off the track: Subtract $5,000
    If this is your own horse and you know that you are prone to exaggerating how pretty/fancy/scopy/gentle your baby is, subtract around $10,000.

    Bee is at... drumroll... oh, wow. Only -$6,000. I expected a lot worse haha
         
        01-27-2013, 08:57 PM
      #46
    Started
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    Originally Posted by SimpleEventer    
    I found this and thought I would share, definitely funny and not to be taken seriously.

    1BASIC HORSE (eats, sleeps, poops, can't be ridden, handled, etc.): $0

    2 AGE:
    5 to 10- Add $5000

    3 GENDER (Keep in mind, this is for hunters only):
    Gelding: Add $1000

    4 HEIGHT:
    $0

    5 COLOR
    Dun $0

    6 TEMPERAMENT (ground):
    (Note: If your contact with your horse is limited to feeding it carrots once a week after taking it, fully tacked up, from your grooms, AND you plan to keep up this system, please skip this section.)
    Gentle: Add $1000
    Affectionate: Add $1000

    Bites: Subtract $2000
    Kicks: Subtract $1000
    Cribs: Subtract $2000
    Heaves/other respiratory unsoundnesses: Subtract $6000

    7 TEMPERAMENT (riding):
    Spooks at things on the ground*: Subract $3000

    8 MOVEMENT:
    Appears to be sound and could possibly even win a hack if all other horses were dead lame or wearing unfashionable apparel: Add $0

    9 JUMPING ABILITY (Horses only):
    (Note: Choosing a particular height implies that the horse can jump a show COURSE at this height, without knocking over poles or requiring perfect distances to every jump. Basically, if the horse can chip/go long to a certain fence height, THAT is the level.)
    Jumps 2'3": Add $1,000

    10 JUMPING STYLE:
    Errr...well, it jumps: Add $0

    11 STRIDING:
    Subtract $5,000 if it cannot make the strides.

    12 PRETTINESS (applies only to horses--all ponies are naturally adorable):
    Attractive/passable: Add $2,000

    13 CONFORMATION:
    Good: Add $3,000

    14 WEIGHT:
    $0

    15 SHOW EXPERIENCE:
    Never shown: Subtract $5,000

    16 SOUNDNESS:
    Never taken a lame step in its life/doesn't colic, etc.: Add $5,000

    17 FAME:
    $0

    18 OTHER STUFF:
    Warmblood: Add $5,000
    Off the track: Subtract $5,000
    If this is your own horse and you know that you are prone to exaggerating how pretty/fancy/scopy/gentle your baby is, subtract around $10,000.
    I get $11,000... pretty good! Doubt anyone would pay that though! :)
         

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