Tutorial: How To Select The Right Horse For You

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We found a great tutorial about selecting the right horse for you. The link follows after our introduction to the topic…. Owning a horse seems to be exciting! But are you really ready to have one? Consider it carefully and clearly, because taking care of horses is not an easy job. Riding them is one thing, but owning a horse is a big responsibility. Horses have a set of unique needs that need to be addressed regularly for them to be healthy and happy.

At the point of purchase, health status must be well taken into consideration. One way of determining the health condition of horses is getting the help of experts, and veterinarians, of course. If you are a novice owner, it would be best to take this advice, no matter how familiar or related are you to the seller. The horse’s health should be examined by an expert.

Now let’s examine the reason for purchase. Is it for investment, or for personal pleasure? If it is an investment, then the expert opinion of an advisor, with respected credentials, is needed. Investing in horses can really be risky, so, in order to obtain high returns on your investment, get the expert’s advice. Raising a horse can be expensive since they will need regular need training, grooming, and health examinations. [1]

When selecting horses, other factors such as breed, temperament, age, and gender should also be considered. Depending on your needs, you can choose a horse based on their elegance, stamina, strength, agility, speed, and endurance. Some horses are also competitive, calm, dependable and willing. [2]

Commitment is essential when owning horses. Bear in mind that horses can live for up to 20 years. Are you ready to take care of it for that long span of time? Is your pocket ready to shoulder all the regular expenses in rearing horses? Do you have the space and time. If your answers are yes, then you could be ready to have one. [3]

Visit this page to learn about selecting the right horse for you: http://www.petplace.com/horses/how-to-select-the-right-horse-for-you/page1.aspx

References:
[1] http://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/as/as-465.html
[2]http://www.merckmanuals.com/pethealth/horse_basics/
[3] http://www.wikihow.com/Choose-Your-Horse

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