A photo is worth a thousand words, so when it comes to selling your horse, you should definitely put extra effort into getting great photos to include in your ads. Last week we looked at writing great ads; now let’s take a look at taking photos to complement your excellent ad copy.
Bringing home a new horse is an exciting experience, but it can also be a challenging time as you get to know your new partner. There are a number of enjoyable ways you can bond with your new horse, though, so that soon the two of you are old friends. Spend Time on Foot Though riding is certainly a huge part of why we’re all in this sport, don’t underestimate the benefit of working with your horse in-hand, especially in the beginning
Selling a horse can be difficult in today’s economy, but you can up your chances by writing a clear, concise sale ad that includes all of the information buyers will need – or want – before they pick up the phone to call you. The Basics Every ad should include your horse’s basic information in the first sentence or two. Always include your horse’s age, breed, height, and gender.
If you’ve ever had to call your vet because your horse is a little off or lame, then chances are you’ve watched him perform a lameness exam. Do you know just what your vet is doing, and what he’s looking for during a lameness exam
It’s been said that the most challenging horses are those who have the most to teach us, but riding a spooky horse can be unpleasant and worrisome, and can even affect your confidence. If you find yourself reluctant to leave the barn because your horse’s spooking is making rides unpleasant, learning how best to handle the situation can make rides more enjoyable for both of you. Evaluate Before you chalk up a horse’s spookiness or re-activeness to a training or behavior issue, eliminate the possibility of it being a physical issue