What do I need to provide with my horse when they come to the farm?
- Any medical, dental, farrier history. If your horse is not current, it will be updated at the farm prior to being sold
- Any pictures, video, competition records, are helpful. The more, the better.
- Copy of the Registration papers, if any.
- A halter and rope
Do you accept any horse at the farm to be sold?
- No, I do not accept stallions, or any horse with stallion like behavior.
- No cribbers.
- No horse that appears to be in poor health, not sound, or underweight.
- No horses with dangerous vices, such as bucking, rearing, bolting, kicking out at people or biting.
Will I have contact with the new owner?
- That is up to both you and the new owner.
How do you determine where to price the horses?
- A lot has to do with the current market. What are people paying for comparable horses.
- Age, breed, training, disposition play into this.
- Owners often have an idea of what they want, and after I’ve evaluated the horse, that’s when we decide on a price.
- Please keep in mind that your horse’s monetary value is not determined by what the horse once was, or what they could be with additional training. It’s not based off what you paid for the horse or how much you have financially or emotionally invested.
What happens if it does not work out for my horse and the new owner?
- Every seller has the option to include a right-of-refusal in the sales contract.
- I also offer a discounted rate and deferred payment for buyers to return a horse to be re-listed, should that horse not work out for them. This gives peace of mind to buyers, the owners, and myself.