Site Unseen - Safe? - Page 5 - The Horse Forum

 7Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #41 of 47 Old 08-01-2013, 06:02 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Western Washington State
Posts: 84
• Horses: 2
Alexmac156, I will PM you with her name.
xlntperuvian is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #42 of 47 Old 08-01-2013, 06:54 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: NJ
Posts: 198
• Horses: 2
Thanks. I got it.

Now unfortunately though, I won't need it any longer. The owner sold the horse today. I'm a little annoyed since she knew I was planning on purchasing it. But I guess everything happens for a reason.
Alexmac156 is offline  
post #43 of 47 Old 08-01-2013, 07:04 PM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: CT USA an English transplant
Posts: 22,181
• Horses: 3
I hovered over doing this three times here when what seemed to be my 'perfect' horses were way too far away for me to go see them. I'm sure they were all genuine and did what it said on the box but I still chickened out
When you see someone else riding a horse you have no idea how good or how strong a rider they are - and never be fooled by the skinny little females.
I did go to see a part bred Arabian that looked really forward going on the videos - the guy is such a quiet rider but he's also really strong in his legs because keeping it going was the hardest I've ever worked
I'd be put off by the height of that horse anyway - unless you're really tall .
jaydee is online now  
post #44 of 47 Old 08-02-2013, 12:49 AM
Showing
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 11,772
• Horses: 0
Ok finally watched the video - nooooot impressed. I see a hitch in his right hind, but hs entire back end moves funny trotting away from the camera. Truly that 2 second clip didn't tell anyone much of anything, but I do suspect there's something going on with the hind end.
Lotus likes this.


The lovely images above provided by CVLC Photography cvlphotography.com
JustDressageIt is offline  
post #45 of 47 Old 08-02-2013, 03:11 AM
Started
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 1,779
• Horses: 4
Personally no I would not do that unless I knew someone who knew the horse personally. But that is me.
This horse could turn out to be a maniac under saddle, or unbroken, or not the horse in the photos etc, if your ready for that possibility then yeah sure, go ahead.

But, if you choose to go ahead and you get a vet check, you choose the vet. Don't let the owner of the horse sway you into choosing a particular vet for any reason.

I've had things go seriously bad by letting the owner of the horse choose the vet who did the exam since I didn't know any in the area. Do your research on the vets in the area and chose one you like the sound of. Good luck :)

R.I.P ~ Bubbles - 25yo tb mare - 13.04.2011 ~ 8:30am ~ passed away naturally and peacefully in my arms
HollyBubbles is offline  
post #46 of 47 Old 08-02-2013, 09:03 AM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: CT USA an English transplant
Posts: 22,181
• Horses: 3
I think he was best walked away from anyway, too stockily built to be really useful for competing - his height would be a real disadvantage in a jumping ring and a lot of horse to hold together in dressage
I don't know how much you want to spend but have you looked at this website at all?
Warmblood Sales Home Page
Are you looking for a specific discipline or just a fun horse?
Mass. Isn't too far from you, this place always has some bargain horses
BargainCorral
jaydee is online now  
post #47 of 47 Old 08-02-2013, 01:40 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 13
• Horses: 0
On horse sales - the owners need to sell the horse when they get the money. I have had so many people tell me they were going to buy the horse, but the money never came depsite "the check is in the mail" and "I don't know why the wire transfer didn't go through" etc etc. I'll hold a horse for a short time if I get a deposit on the horse, but not anymore until then. Just my personal experience with people saying they were going to buy the horse but just didn't, for various reasons. Better luck next time.
Lotus is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Getting a horse sight unseen? Horse racer Horse Talk 38 04-15-2013 09:38 PM
Buying sight unseen .... Pattilou Horse Talk 10 12-23-2012 12:20 AM
HGS site not McAfee safe - whats with that? Paint Mom Horse Talk 1 07-19-2011 11:03 AM
safe insecticides for pregnant mare has black lice! whats safe to dose her with?? WildAcreFarms Horse Health 4 04-11-2011 01:36 PM
sight unseen buy? reining girl Horse Talk 44 12-03-2009 09:31 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome