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  • OMG it's Free!!! Rate MY Horse Pro

    It looks like someone listened to your suggestions regarding a free membership offer. Check it out... www.ratemyhorsepro.com

    Gotta know what you think....
    IMHO...It's about time the industry got around to this!
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  • #2
    still have to give your credit card info...dislike.

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    • #3
      ummm it's not free it's $5

      Tamara in TN
      Production Acres,Pro A Welsh Cobs
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      • #4
        Gotta admit, I am so sorry that I spent the $5 for this. Should have known that it would not have any valuable information for my area. And, now it's free for some people. It's 2 thumbs down from me.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by suniday View Post
          Gotta admit, I am so sorry that I spent the $5 for this. Should have known that it would not have any valuable information for my area. And, now it's free for some people. It's 2 thumbs down from me.
          Me too....only two people had any feedback at all, and I expanded my search to include most of NJ and PA!

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          • #6
            Yeah - I did my search area as 250 miles! The majority of the 20+ entries are over 100 miles away. Again,

            Hopefully, others are getting better results/hits and I helped to fund their success.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by suniday View Post
              Gotta admit, I am so sorry that I spent the $5 for this. Should have known that it would not have any valuable information for my area. And, now it's free for some people. It's 2 thumbs down from me.
              The deal is:
              "Rate 5+ pros within 24 hours and Rate My Horse PRO will refund your $5 fee."

              So you still have to pay $5, but if you rate 5 pro's in the first 24 hours they refund your money. Sounds like they're hurting for ratings and this is an attempt to boost number of ratings.

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              • #8
                I think if it was free they would get a lot more traffic. I am not paying $5 or giving out too much info.
                I love cats, I love every single cat....
                So anyway I am a cat lover
                And I love to run.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Beethoven View Post
                  I think if it was free they would get a lot more traffic. I am not paying $5 or giving out too much info.
                  Ditto
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                  • #10
                    I would pay the $5 if they would let you pay by paypal. But there is NO way I am giving a site like that my credit card info.
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Beethoven View Post
                      I think if it was free they would get a lot more traffic. I am not paying $5 or giving out too much info.
                      The problem with making it completely free (and probably with allowing payments other than credit card) is that it would be much easier for people to get "shill" ratings on there. Plus, having a fee up front causes people to stop and think about whether they really want to give a rating and to be truthful. As opposed to just snarking on someone because they don't like them personally. Or whatever.
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                      • #12
                        Paid my $5 bucks months ago, rated all of the pros I use, and there is still nothing for my area.

                        Huge Waste Of Money/Time.

                        $5 better spent at Starbucks, I think.
                        Aelfleah Farm, Scurry, Texas
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                        Arabian-influenced Sportponies
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                        • #13
                          BUMP, just because I want to watch the fur fly when the supporters of this site show up.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Aelfleah Farm View Post
                            Paid my $5 bucks months ago, rated all of the pros I use, and there is still nothing for my area.

                            Huge Waste Of Money/Time.

                            $5 better spent at Starbucks, I think.
                            By this do you mean that you rated pros that you use in your area, and still nothing shows up on the site in searches for your area even after you rated?
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                            • #15
                              this website requested to be my friend on FB and they give out the most ridiculous information. It isnt about rating pro's. EVERYTHING is negative. EVERYTHING. EVERY post is about this guy is going to jail for theft, this guy is going to jail because he did this to his girls on the team, etc etc, it is ridiculous to read their posts. Has turned me off so much i would NEVER support this website. A website should be about REAL ratings.... like high five joe schmo... bob parker bad bad bad, etc. Not every pro is in jail for this reason or that reason. ugh. vent over.

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                                #16
                                I'm sure we all have had a time when we wished we had a heads up about a service or trainer. I posted this to see what constructive feedback could be gleaned from the pros and members here. FYI Net Posse is signed on as a partner. There is more collaboration in the works for many disciplines. Rate My Pro is for equine consumers on many levels. It is also just beginning to generate a data base...chose for yourself..reviews are not all negative.

                                The PayPal suggestion is good...any more??

                                constructive would be good..
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                                GRANDE SOVEREIGN 2014 USEF 8th Leading HB Sire
                                & Sire of OWN IT - USEF National HB 3yo Champion

                                Grand Affiar, Grande Desire, GR Impression, Couture du Jour

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                                • #17
                                  Can you track people by something like an IP address instead of credit card info?
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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by klmck63 View Post
                                    Can you track people by something like an IP address instead of credit card info?
                                    Great question....
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                                    • #19
                                      Bugs?!

                                      After seeing this thread, I got a little bored and put in a rating of my own. But for some reason when i tried to put ONE dollar sign, all five came up... weird

                                      This could be such a good idea, should people catch on and be willing to put up accurate ratings of the trainers, boarding stables, ect.d. Will everyone be unbiased and post "accurate" ratings? No probably not, but isnt it the same id you asked in the local tack shop? Everyone has their own opinions...

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                                      • #20
                                        This is exactly what I told them.

                                        Originally posted by Lucassb View Post
                                        I would pay the $5 if they would let you pay by paypal. But there is NO way I am giving a site like that my credit card info.
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