What to include in your horse for sale advertisement-2

When creating a horse for sale advertisement, it’s important to provide potential buyers with comprehensive and accurate information about your horse.

Before choosing where to add a listing, be aware of the cost involved first. Many classified platforms offer free listings, such as Everything Horse Classifieds.

Here are some key details to include:

  1. Horse’s basic information:
    • Name of the horse
    • Breed or crossbreed
    • Age
    • Gender
    • Height (in hands)
    • Price
    • Location
  2. Description of the horse:
    • Temperament and personality traits
    • Training level and discipline (e.g., dressage, jumping, eventing, all-rounder)
    • Riding suitability (e.g., beginner, novice, intermediate, advanced)
    • Any notable achievements or competition records, points, affiliation
    • Health status (mention if there are any known health issues or if the horse is sound)
  3. Physical attributes:
    • Color and markings
    • Conformation (body structure)
    • Any special characteristics or standout features
  4. Pedigree:
    • Sire (father) and dam (mother) information (if applicable)
    • Bloodline or breeding information (if available)
  5. Care and management:
    • Details about turnout, stabling, and exercise routine/fitness
    • Farrier and veterinarian history (mention if the horse is up-to-date on vaccinations, deworming, dental care, etc.)
    • Information about any specific care or maintenance needs (e.g., special shoeing requirements, dietary restrictions)
  6. Riding or training history:
    • Previous training experience (e.g., professional training, clinics, shows)
    • Discipline-specific training (e.g., movements learned, jumping height achieved)
    • Any notable accomplishments or awards
  7. Photos and videos:
    • Include clear and high-quality images that showcase the horse from different angles (e.g., front, back, side).
    • Provide videos that demonstrate the horse’s movement, under saddle if possible, and any specific skills or disciplines.
  8. Price and negotiation:
    • Clearly state the price you’re asking for the horse.
    • Indicate if the price is negotiable or if you’re open to offers.
    • Mention any additional items included in the sale (e.g., tack, rugs, equipment).
  9. Contact information:
    • Provide your preferred method of contact (phone number, email, private message).
    • Specify your availability for inquiries and viewings.

Remember to be honest and transparent in your description to build trust with potential buyers. Highlight the horse’s strengths while also mentioning any limitations or areas that may require further training or attention. Providing thorough and accurate information will attract serious buyers who are genuinely interested in your horse.

Where can I advertise my horse? click here to read our quick guide.