I have just seen this on West Country today.
I too thought that the best option is surely to put the pony down. I felt so sorry for it watching it try and hobble around. :mad:
We had a beach donkey one winter!
We just had the one and kept it with our 3 ponies!
It was so cute!
Dad used to bring it for walks when I hacked my pony out! Would follow quite happily but wouldn't go infront and couldn't be dragged anywhere but could be driven from behind!!
I did have doubts and have been umming and ahhing about it but thought maybe i was being unreasonable. But the fact that you guys have said you wouldn't let your horse out on trial or wouldn't ask for a trial if you were buying kinda suggests i'm not being unreasonable.
They've been to try the horse, and i said they woud be welcome to come back again if they wanted to but they asked for a months trial.
I said i wasn't sure so i am going to see where he will be kept first.
A lot of people have asked me about "loan with view to buy" which i have said no to as i...
Don't think he'd be used as a PC camp horse as i'm only selling him as a hacker as he's not done much over last few years and they're not a PC family.
But it does worry me they'll just have a horse free for a month, or of course the horror stories of horses being out on loan and being sold on...
Anything i should consider before letting my horse go for a months trial pre-sale?
I'm guessing i'll have to give them the passport? I'll obviously photocopy it and keep copies myself.
Should i ask for a deposit?
Also if you were selling a horse would you let it go out on a months trial? Just a...