Free Lease Scams

Sickness, injury, financial and personal problems, drought and fire are some of the reasons that might cause a horse owner to give a horse to someone to look after. The owner expects the arrangement to be temporary or quasi-permanent, just until his or her circumstances improve, the idea being that on some future date or…

Leasing a Broodmare

Leasing a broodmare to breed a foal is an option if the price of a quality weanling or young horse is unaffordable.  With semen available from superior sires, improving a mare’s attributes with a sire known to stamp his progeny with desirable characteristics, like a good temperament or a strong back, is a realistic goal…

Taking a horse on trial

A seller might let someone trial a horse to decide whether to buy it.  If so, the buyer has an opportunity to transport, handle and ride the horse in the buyer’s environments of choice to evaluate the horse and its suitability which is ideal.  The seller and the prospective buyer don’t, however, normally discuss and…

Leasing a horse

Under a lease the horse owner (lessor) gives possession of the horse to another person (lessee) to use. It is normal for the parties to reach agreement on the duration that the lessee can keep the horse and the arrangement for its return.  But as frequently happens in the case of verbal arrangements, as leases…