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post #1 of 5 Old 03-10-2016, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
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Barn Visits

So around late July early August this year i hope to be getting my first horse and when im out with the horse what things should i look out for? What questions should i ask? how do i make sure he/she is the right horse for me?
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-10-2016, 01:53 PM
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Have you read through this thread yet? I'd start there.

The "New to Horses" section has lots of good advice on this topic. Happy horse shopping! :)
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post #3 of 5 Old 03-10-2016, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
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thanks it helped alot!
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post #4 of 5 Old 03-13-2016, 01:20 PM
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I was going to say the same thing...lots of posts on this. Some started by me. Good luck with your barn shopping and have fun!
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-13-2016, 01:25 PM
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Take an experienced person with you.
Do a pre-purchase vet exam.

If you ever find yourself in a fair fight, it's because your tactics suck. ~ Marine 1SGT J. Reifinger
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