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  1. Horses for Sale
    First time buying a horse, would like to hear some opinions... It's a unique situation. I'm going to purchase a horse I love in New York and then my fiance and I are moving to Las Vegas in ~6 months and transporting her. The owner offered to sell the horse now for 6k and I can board her at...
  2. Horse Talk
    So, I'm sure that every horse lover has a dream.. to own a horse. I do too, and unfortunately my parents said no. Of course they did, because horses are expensive to take care of. The horse I want is for free, but if it ends up being that I don't like him, then there is another Thoroughbred...
  3. Horse Breeding
    So I've been looking at this horse to buy, and the owner says hes registered but he doesnt have the papers. He says the previous owner (owner number 2) has them but can't find them. I don't really mind not having the papers, although I kinda want them. I really just want to know his bloodlines...
  4. Horse Talk
    So I'm going to see this horse on Thursday, and here is the description I have been given so far. Leila is an 8 yo Thoroughbred mare, 16.1 hh and has competed in novice level events, schooled prelim level stadium and cross country. She is very bold and athletic and comes from impressive...
  5. Western Riding
    Which horse do you think is the better mover for western pleasure. Which one do you think has more show potential? Both are 5 years old. Horse #1 has about 5 months of professional training Horse #2 has about 7 months. Horse one is $3500 and horse two is $5500. Tell me what you think one...
  6. Horse Talk
    I wrote a lot, but please read! I have the money for the first two payments saved up for this horse. I've been talking to the seller on pretty much almost every other day. The only problem is the horse is an hour away and the only way I can go out and test ride him is next weekend when my dad...
  7. Horse Riding Critique
    I might be going out to test ride/buy this horse :D. He is 3 years old and 16 h.h. he is still in training this is a recent video. What do you think of him? I hope to show him someday in western pleasure, horsemanship, trail, and showmanship. Possibly english pleasure too if I can find a...
  8. Horse Riding Critique
    Hi I'm currently looking at these two horses for sale. **The Quarter Horse is 6 years old 15.2 h.h. and $5500. Is shown and cared for by a 12 year old. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPY4PGywgzM **The Paint is 3 years old 15.3 1/2 hands at the hip and $3800. Is still in training...
  9. Horse Articles
    Before you go and see a horse, be sure you feel right with the person you’re dealing with, whether it’s a dealer or a private owner. Ask the questions YOU want answers to. Don’t accept a fob-off, or a ’sideways’ answer for e.g. If you ask: Is he quiet in traffic? Then you want a definite...
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