Giving a Horse Away

A horse owner might be unable to care for or want the horse for personal or financial reasons. Changed circumstances can lead to the decision to find it a new home. But sometimes a horse is unsaleable due to age, fitness or in the owner’s timeframe.  As a consequence, the only course is to give…

Owners and Professional Riders

Many owners (often high net worth individuals) engage with a professional rider to train and compete a horse.  The owner’s aim will be to develop the horse’s talent, achieve competition success and increase its market value.  The horse’s performance level in training and competition is usually the metric adopted by the owner to gauge the…

Breeders and Naming Horses

Effort, expertise and expense go into breeding foals and developing young horses. The success of its foals and young horses promotes a breeder’s business and enhances its reputation leading to future enquiries and sales.  The names given to progeny are used to promote the breeder because in some way they identify the breeder. This article…