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  1. #1

    Default What makes it easier?

    I have to sell my first horse after owning him for a few years. I have brought him along myself and its been a real learning experience and we have grown together with a lot of good and probably equally bad. I have to sell due to financial reasons and I could probably make things JUST work but if an emergency pops up or if life situation gets any worse, things could get scary. I am really disappointed and know this has to happen for the greater good for both of us. I have had to move on from school horses, from lease horses so I thought this would be easier. I don't think he is my heart horse but I am still finding it tough. People are starting to come out to see him and I am finding myself hoping that he acts up or that he will not pass a PPE. I know I should just suck it up, but it's still tough to move on.
    Last edited by alternate history; Jun. 30, 2012 at 11:02 AM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug. 28, 2007
    Triangle Area, NC


    Why not just lease?
    chaque pas est fait ensemble

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun. 30, 2012


    Tried to lease for several months before putting him up for sale but didn't get any bites. Had him leased when I first got him and it was a disaster because the lessors were too flighty and would move on after a couple months.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug. 14, 2004


    i does not get easier. ever.

    but what does make it easier is to not try to think of horses as pets - ie try not to get caught up in the "heart horse" POV.

    You will either be able to emotionally sell him - or not. you will find out soon enough!

    if you cant sell him then you will get creative - i know - i have been where you are...

    good luck.

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