Buying & selling advice

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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.

How to buy a horse at an auction

How to buy a horse at an auction

From where to look to how to survive once in the salering, this complete guide helps to explain how to go about buying a horse at auction

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How to buy a showjumper: top riders’ tips

When you're looking to buy a showjumper it's easy to get lost among the endless lists of adverts promising the next jumping superstar, so H&H helps you sort out the…

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6 luxurious lorries we’d like to live in

Take a look at these 6 luxurious horseboxes for sale this week — no expense spared. We’re talking surround sound, wine coolers, flat screen TVs and CCTV so that you…

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How to buy a hunter: 10 top tips

Struggling to navigate the hunters for sale on the market? Take a look at our advice for finding the perfect match