The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar. 14, 2004
    Location
    Left coast, left wing, left field
    Posts
    6,018

    Default Quick "Giveaways" question

    I looked but did not see this specific issue addressed. My situation (which may be moot at this point) is that a friend acquired a TB mare that she would like to place. She did not have to pay for the mare and does not want to charge for the mare. However, she had to pay the mare's back board. Would it be OK to have something like that as the "price" of a horse or is a giveaway of necessity absolutely free? My friend is not in this to make a profit at all and the board she had to pay is just $200, but in the Christmas and hay-consuming season, that would be nice to recoup.

    Thanks for your help!
    Arrange whatever pieces come your way. - Virginia Woolf

    Did you know that if you say the word "GULLIBLE" really softly, it sounds like "ORANGES"?



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov. 5, 2008
    Location
    North Georgia
    Posts
    2,086

    Default

    I'm pretty sure that giveaway means giveaway unless you (or whomever has the horse) is asking for a donation to be made to a reputable and licensed charity group. One of the moderators can better answer this; however, I'm pretty sure giveaway means a horse that is free and clear from any monetary obligations (back board, etc.) besides health checks or travel paperwork, etc.
    If wishes were horses then beggars would ride...
    DLA: Draft Lovers Anonymous
    Quote Originally Posted by talkofthetown View Post
    As in, the majikal butterfly-fahting gypsy vanners.



  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec. 12, 2007
    Posts
    4,006

    Default

    HydroPHILE is spot on. At this time, unless the funds are going to a registered charity, there can't be monetary or "in trade" contingencies attached to Giveaway offers.

    Thanks for checking in!
    Mod 1



Similar Threads

  1. What happed to our "Quick Reply" option?
    By Sonesta in forum Help Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Sep. 12, 2012, 07:04 AM
  2. Replies: 27
    Last Post: May. 20, 2012, 11:49 AM
  3. Just a quick question about heights: What's wrong with 3'3"?
    By pwynnnorman in forum Hunter/Jumper
    Replies: 65
    Last Post: Jan. 7, 2011, 08:36 PM
  4. "Quick" hind leg, and "Long"front leg
    By springer in forum Sport Horse Breeding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Dec. 11, 2010, 10:31 PM
  5. Classical vs. "quick-fix" dressage
    By dressagerevolution in forum Dressage
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: Mar. 24, 2010, 10:04 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •