Be a Smart Horse Buyer: A Guide to Avoiding Common Mistakes and Finding the Right Horse for You

Be a Smart Horse Buyer: A Guide to Avoiding Common Mistakes and Finding the Right Horse for You

by Bob Avila, Sue M. Copeland
     
 

Buying a horse can be fun, exciting-and frustrating, but this new book from Bob Avila can help make the process easier and more enjoyable. In Be a Smart Horse Buyer, Bob Avila, trainer of over 35 world champion or reserve world champions, will walk you through the horse purchase process. You will start by making a checklist of what you want in a horse, and see if

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Buying a horse can be fun, exciting-and frustrating, but this new book from Bob Avila can help make the process easier and more enjoyable. In Be a Smart Horse Buyer, Bob Avila, trainer of over 35 world champion or reserve world champions, will walk you through the horse purchase process. You will start by making a checklist of what you want in a horse, and see if it matches what you really need. Bob will tell you the pros and pitfalls of buying off the net, and tell you what you can and can not learn from a sale video. You will learn the vices you can live with, and the seven signs that you should walk away. You will also get great advice on how to choose a horse for your child. And top performance horse veterinarian Kurt Heite, DVM, will take you through the pre-purchase exam and explain what vetting can tell you about your prospect. Whether you are buying your first horse or your new horse, this book is an invaluable resource to assist you in buying the best horse for you

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929164417
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Pages:
171
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author


Bob Avila is a premier horse trainer who has bought, sold, and trained hundreds of horses and is one of the top money-earning riders in America. He lives in Temecula, California. Sue M. Copeland is an editor for Horse & Rider magazine. She lives in Richmond, Texas.

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