Buying your first horse or pony is exciting
but not easy. Even if its your second or third, finding the perfect horse is very difficult and there are many things to consider
such as temperament, size, experience, cost and whether you wish to compete. One of the most important tips to remember
is always to have the horse vetted and to try and take him on trial for at least two weeks to see if you are suited to
each other. Be sure to choose an independent vet and not the seller's one. In our 'Buying a Horse' pages, we have many tips
from others who have been down this road, sometimes succesfully but more often encountering problems along the way.
Ten expenses with owning a horse or pony - Paying for your new horse is only the beginning. You need to consider
all the costs involved before committing yourself as it is not fair to buy unless you can afford to keep.
Mileage - Mileage may not be good when associated with cars but it has a value when
buying a horse or pony
Galvayne's Groove - Learn how to tell the approximate age of an older horse or pony by his