You Probably Think I’m Crazy! I might even be crazy. We have bought two new horses in less than a month. Both of the horses we bought, Magic and Tic Toc, are fabulous for beginner and intermediate lessons. We bought Magic first and had it in the back of our minds that the second horse … Continue reading I Looked At Another Horse Yesterday!
Prospect #10 I found via a Craigslist ad. He was located near Gettysburg, PA. Which is great since it is so close and most of the horses we looked at were super far away! The Info Tick Tock ended up for sale at this farm because his young owner wasn’t riding him and her grandfather … Continue reading Prospect #10- “Tick Toc”
On To #8 So, we were on prospects number 8 and 9 this weekend. We left the farm bright and early optimistic about the horses we had scheduled to see. The first stop there was originally supposed to be two horses. When we arrived we found out that the mare had been sold. The gelding, … Continue reading Lesson Horse Search: Horse #8 “Bobby”
If you have been following our lesson horse search, which we are starting to call a unicorn hunt, you know the prospects we looked at so far. Today, I will review the horses still on our list and show you the ones that we plan on seeing on Saturday. We plan to spend a whole … Continue reading The Unicorn Hunt Continues
The horse search continues! As we continue to inquire about horses for sale and look at more ads, it seems to be getting more confusing. I decided before Saturday, our next horse hunting day, that I needed to eliminate at least one horse from the list. So many horses, so many pro’s and cons…eliminating even … Continue reading We Wanted To Scratch One Off The List
We have come to the hard realization around the barn that we need another horse or pony preferable both if we can find them in the budget. Our lesson program and summer camp program has grown substantially. Most of our current horses are older and beginning to have trouble holding up to the workload we … Continue reading Lesson Horse Search: Horse #1 “Gracie”
There are a lot of variables involved in buying a horse for a child rider. How old are they? How tall? Do they still have a lot of growing left? What is their current skill level? What are their riding plans? How much parental involvement do they have? Since there are so many factors that … Continue reading Buying A Horse For Your Child