Troubles selling - Page 3 - The Horse Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 22 Old 02-05-2008, 12:01 AM
Showing
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 11,772
• Horses: 0
Quote:
Originally Posted by AKPaintLover
Personally, I would remove all pictures of him with the saddle on. Ad a picture of him ground driving, ad conformation shots, and ad a link to a video of him moving at all three gaits and showing off some of his ground manners. I would remove all text about having backed him or him being saddle broke, etc. I know that sounds a little decietful, but you honestly have probably not done much damage if you truely have only gotten on him a little as you say...it is just a MAJOR turn off when looking at him. I would also reccommend that you stay off of him for now. I would say the light amound of backing (10-15 mins. At walk) would be more appropriate with him as a two year old, and then starting real training as a three year old.
Amen. The backing thing might be scaring people off, I know that would be true for me.
However, he is a GORGEOUS little fella, and if the market wasn't in such a slump I'm pretty sure you could sell him fairly easily.
Best of luck!!


The lovely images above provided by CVLC Photography cvlphotography.com
JustDressageIt is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 22 Old 02-06-2008, 01:44 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Hatton Vale, QLD, Australia
Posts: 5,227
• Horses: 7
I can't believe this is coming up again but you did ask so I will tell you what I think. Personally if I looked at a horse that had had anything on its back that young I would steer clear. This isnt one of those times when you can defend it because there are so many people out there who would feel the same way and when you are trying to sell something things such as this are highly important.

Im not trying to be mean but the first thing I thought of when I read your description

"I whisper but my horse doesnt listen...So I yell!!...He still doesnt listen"


jazzyrider 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



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