Possible purchase and advice?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Resources > Horses for Sale

Possible purchase and advice?

This is a discussion on Possible purchase and advice? within the Horses for Sale forums, part of the Horse Resources category

    Like Tree1Likes
    • 1 Post By Saddlebag

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        01-05-2013, 09:13 PM
      #1
    Weanling
    Possible purchase and advice?

    A mare I have been looking at has recently dropped into my price range.

    Http://www.equinenow.com/horse-ad-665847

    She is a pretty coming 2yo black QH (they say Appendix, but I think her parents are both registered QH, not Appendix). She has really quite nice lines, her sire is a fairly nice money earner and his foals have done well. She is adorable and well built for the hunter ring.

    She is not registered, though everything is ready, just waiting to be sent in. She is also a bit small for a 2yo. She looks more like a yearling size-wise, so I am not convinced she is going to grow up tall, despite her parents being 16hh and up.

    So my question is this: Is she worth the $600 asking price, if I am going to pay another 500+ to register her, and hope she grows up to be tall enough? She is also very green, so I would be basically starting her from scratch.

    Is she worth it?
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        01-08-2013, 09:51 PM
      #2
    Started
    I wouldn't pay $600 for an unregistered 2 year old. But that is just me... IMO she is a grade horse worth $50-$200
         
        01-12-2013, 10:05 PM
      #3
    Cat
    Green Broke
    Parents can be registered but if there was ever appendix in the past they will keep appendix papers rather than full papers. I think that can be changes with show points or something - don't remember for sure. But I had an "appendix" filly with papers and her TB blood was 4-5 generations back

    Never know on height - my husband's draft cross measured 14.3 when we started I'm under saddle as a 3 year old and he is now 15.3 hands as an 8 year old. No guarantees though so I'd you really want over 16 hands I would by one that is already there.

    As to the price it depends on your location - some areas that may be a fine price others it may be pricy. Around here if she is a nice horse papers don't seem to mater much but the untrained does. Might want to counter offer 400 instead if you are really interested in her. All they can do is say no.
         
        01-13-2013, 07:38 PM
      #4
    Showing
    If registerable, it should have been done soon after she was born. Then when she is sold the transfer certificate would have to be signed over to the new buyer who then submits this to the registry along with the fees. You would then be issued a new paper with your name on it along with the previous owners and breeder and a full description of the horse. As previously mentioned, without the reg. Paper, her sire and dam could be any two horses, not who the seller claims.
    themacpack likes this.
         

    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
    About to purchase two minis! - need advice please mpnosel Horse Talk 8 11-26-2012 01:02 AM
    ADVICE: Purchase mare for breeding oxalie Horse Breeding 9 07-30-2012 11:07 PM
    My husband has me second guessing myself on horse purchase...advice? steedaunh32 Horse Talk 40 07-30-2011 01:24 AM
    advice on purchase of horse precious12 Horse Videos 10 07-10-2011 11:52 PM
    Possible purchase xXEventerXx Horse Talk 38 12-28-2010 12:24 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:09 AM.


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