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Buying and selling horses and horseboxesIf you are involved in equestrian sport, at some point you are likely to need to buy and/or sell a horse, horsebox, trailer or other item of equestrian equipment. Horse & Hound is here to help make your experience as smooth as possible with expert advice on how to avoid potential pitfalls.

Whether it’s avoiding the clever scammers who may target you, or how to advertise your horse to ensure a quick and hassle-free sale, Horse & Hound’s experts have been in the buying and selling business for decades. They know how to spot a real bargain from a potential money pit and can help you to buy the right one.

As well as our ultimate guide to buying a horse, we offer tips on what to do if your horse fails the vet and things to look out for when buying a second-hand horsebox.

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13 signs you’ve bought the wrong horse

It's not easy to find the right horse. Misleading horse ads*, dodgy dealers*, and owners who are totally deluded about their horse's ability* all contribute to the minefield that is horse-shopping...