Horse Shopping

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Rate the Response

Using a hands-on method of evaluating a horse’s response, Shannon Pigott can identify a good prospect from one that will present challenges.
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Be the Dream Buyer

Don’t be “that buyer” when it comes to horse shopping. Use these tips from three expert sellers to make the search for and purchase of your next horse a great experience for everyone involved.
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Triangle Spring Sale Offers 244 Head in OKC May 1

In its 41st year, the Triangle Spring Sale is offering horses from NFR qualifiers and leading trainers and breeders across Western performance disciplines.
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Buying Horses

Brad Barkemeyer gives advice on what to do when purchasing a new horse.
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Trivia Challenge: Are You a Savvy Horse Buyer?

Answer the questions, then check at bottom for the key. For more fun and educational information about horses and horsemanship, read H&R’s ‘The Ride’ newsletter. (Not getting it? Sign up below—it’s free!)
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So You Want to Sell Your Horse on the Internet—Here’s How

You’ve decided it’s time to part ways with your horse and offer him for sale. Your friends are urging you to list him online, but how and where should you post an ad?
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From the Editor: Stepping Up

The prospect of upgrading your horse is exciting. It shows that you’re ready for more, you can set new goals, and you can expand your expertise. Riders who like to achieve thrive on that sort of thing. Onward and upward!
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Meet Minnie

After hunting for a new horse for several months, Jennifer Paulson finally finds Minnie.
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The Prospect Gamble

Are you an all-in risk-taker? Or a more conservative speculator? It matters when shopping for young horses.
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Performance Prospects: Selection Tips

Any performance prospect is a gamble. But you can up your odds of finding a good one by knowing what to look for, and why.
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Choosing a Trail Horse in 7 Steps

If you aren’t gifted with the Midas touch when it comes to horse shopping, Pat Parelli offers seven key steps to ensure that your next trail horse fits the bill.
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Find Your Dream Trail Horse

You know what you're looking for in a dream trail horse, you just need to locate him. Here are six great places to start your search.
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