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How to Buy a Horse at Auction

If you are intending to buy a horse at auction, you need to be able to tell the quality horses from the problem horses. Remember that most horses at auction are sold 'as-is', so you do not have a guarantee and have little legal protection, even if the horse has a serious problem. Consequently, you need to do your own research on the horses in advance to identify the ones that are worth bidding on and the ones which you should keep away from. The first step is to arrive well before the auction starts, so that you have sufficient time to look over the horses. Watch the horses are they are being unloaded and walked to their pens. The horses should display overall good condition and walk easily, without any sign of lameness. Given the noise and strange surroundings, it is normal for a horse to be alert and somewhat nervous; if they appear indifferent they may well be drugged or too sick to care. How do the people unloading the horse treat it? If they are the owners and are gentle with it, apparently sorry to se...

 


Horse Riding Holidays- Turn on The Adventure

Australia has been blessed with some of the world's most beautiful beaches, natural reserves, and immense scenic beauty. Australians have done wonders creating some amazing amusement and theme parks. So, there cannot be a better place than Australia for a holiday. No matter where you plan to go for a vacation- Sydney, Cairns, Gold coast, Melbourne or Brisbane, there will be hundreds of things to see and do. But nothing can beat the charm and adventure of exploring Australian wilderness on a horseback. There are ample opportunities for trail riding, riding lessons and other equestrian adventures in Australia.The next time you plan your holiday, just try something different and adventurous and go for horse riding Sydney, horse riding Cairns, or horse riding Gold Coast, depending on the location that you can access most conveniently. Believe us, there cannot be a bigger adventure than being in control of a 1000 pound animal. Exploring the Australian hinterland and beautiful trails on a horseback is an experience...

 


Fun Facts About Horses

Horses are full of charisma, charm, and personality--but they are also full of wondrous secrets, mysteries, and fascinating facts. Since they are easily trained to work closely with humans, it's easy to forget horses are wild animals. In fact, if a domesticated horse is let loose, it is said that they quickly shed their domesticated coat and adapt to living life on the wild side. Their ability to adapt can also be attributed to their intelligence; horses are much smarter than the world gives them credit for! Anyone who has ever made friends with a horse knows the proof is in the saddle--where horses can practically read our minds, and tricks learned a decade ago, are still strongly implanted in the soles of their hooves.For those that know the scent of a horse by heart, and also for those yet to step up in the saddle, here are some fun and surprising facts to let gallop around in your mind! Think of it this way, the more fun facts you know about horses, the more you will appreciate just how special your furry...

 




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