Would you buy a horse that needed surgery?

Horse shopping is generally not as much fun as it should be. You have to kiss a lot of frogs on the way to finding a horse that might possibly be a prince. The last time I looked (several years ago), I found that in 4 out of 5 cases the horses I went to […]

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When you go to the race track to buy a horse . . .

It’s very tempting to go to the racetrack for your next project horse. Off-the-track-Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) are often inexpensive, beautiful and definitely in need of a new career once their success on the racetrack has diminished. I’ve owned three OTTBs and have looked at several more during my horse purchasing adventures. Over the past week I’ve […]

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Buying a Horse from Anky Van Grunsven

It’s nice to know that the Olympic Gold Medalist, Anky Van Grunsven has a sense of humor. This video appeared as a skit on the Dik Voormeekar Comedy show. you don’t need to understand the Dutch to catch the drift.  But if you don’t speak the language, best to fast forward through the first two […]

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