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Learn how to protect yourself when buying your next horse with these tips from an experienced equine-industry attorney.
Posted by Rachel Kosmal McCart | Oct 21, 2016
Dishonest and unlawful sale practices permeate every level in the horse industry, from $500 horses at the feedlot auction to private sales of Olympic-level horses. Horse sale fraud is so rampant that shopping for a used car seems practically risk-free by comparison.
Although clever fraudsters can dupe even experienced equine professionals, nonhorsey parents buying a horse for their child and first-time horse buyers are particularly vulnerable.
Here are some warning signs that a horse deal might be shady:...
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