Articles - equine ownership

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Selling Horses in a Changing Market

Selling horses can involve a certain degree of both timing and luck, sellers can increase their chances of a sale by following some basic strategies.

By: Liz Brown
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Finding and Developing Good Ponies with Jackie Tattersall

Whatever aspirations of Olympic gold medals a child may possess, podium finishes will rely on a solid foundation put in place by a child's trainer and their most important teacher: that first pony.

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Great American Patrons

This article showcases the histories and futures of three great American patrons: Abigail S. Wexner, Anne Sparks, and Bruce Duchossois.

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Scratching The Surface

The FEI’s Equine Surfaces White Paper lacks concrete recommendations about what types of footing to use for each equine discipline.

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A Perfect Match: Find an instructor who is compatible with you

The perfect instructor is someone that brings out the best in you. You might not always be friends (and you don’t need to be, outside of the lessons), but you respect the person because he or she knows your strengths and weaknesses, are skilled at what they teach, and respect you and your goals. You...

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Finding and Keeping Sponsors

Here are some basic guidelines for finding and keeping precious sponsors - including advice from companies both inside and outside the horse industry.

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Q&A with “Sponsor Seeker” Kim Tudor

An attractive and knowledgeable presence on the horse show scene, Kim Tudor focuses on high-end sponsor development for major equestrian events.

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X Factor – The Art & Science of Buying at Auction

Susan Y. Foreman shares her expertise on which conformation traits to look for in horses that indicate a successful future performance as a racehorse.

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Pre-Purchase Exams: A Snapshot in Time

While there is no defined system that each veterinarian follows to perform pre-purchase exams, there are generally accepted rules of practice.

By: Liz Brown
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Assessing the Young Event Prospect

Whether your dream is to one day be sitting in the start box at Rolex or Badminton, or to go double clear in your first training level event, it all starts at the same place - finding the perfect mount.