Good Manners

By Krista Lucas

The horse market has seemed to be doing well in 2020, even with all the ups and downs this year has entailed. Purchasing a horse is easier than ever, with more ways available now than just going to a sale in person. Many buyers choose to buy online, maybe even sight unseen, or find a horse through social media, and then go try that horse.

There are certain ways of going about things when considering buying someone’s horse. It is important to be considerate of the owner’s valuable time and vice versa. Whether a buyer is looking for a serious competitor, a kid horse or a trail horse, the owner has probably already put plenty of time and money into the animal, and hopefully wants the horse to go to the right person.

Tricia Aldridge, of Red Hot Running Horses, has been involved in many horse transactions representing buyers and sellers.

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