Buying & Selling
Front Leg Conformation
• Various front leg conformations can lead to soundness problems during a horse’s career. For instance, a base-narrow horse often correlates with a horse toeing in, causing uneven distribution of ...
Buying & Selling
Hind Leg Conformation
• A horse’s hind leg is the lever that ensures maximum push from behind • Conformation of a hind leg varies between turf and dirt horses • Conformations to avoid include sickle hocks, straig...
Buying & Selling
Knee Conformation
Given the amount of weight and force carried through them, a horse’s knees are among their most important structures. Ideally, horses will be clean and flat through their knees. Issues resulting...
Buying & Selling
Hoof Conformation
The hoof is among the most important things to look at when inspecting a horse – a poor hoof conformation will generally lead to other soundness issues. Look for balance, a clean hoof wall with n...
The process of purchasing a yearling
Buying & Selling
The process of purchasing a yearling
When purchasing a yearling, there are various stages which I go through to ensure I am providing my clients with the best chance of purchasing a yearling that will get them into the winners circle. ...
The process of purchasing a broodmare
Buying & Selling
The process of purchasing a broodmare
When purchasing a broodmare there are many different stages which I go through to ensure that I am providing my clients with the best possible chance of breeding a high-quality racehorse. Having ...
How to approach a digital sale
Buying & Selling
How to approach a digital sale
The newly introduced digital sale format has proven to be a great success in such trying times for the bloodstock industry. For a bloodstock agent, the new format has provided many new experiences and...
6 Steps to Purchasing a Magic Millions Yearling
Buying & Selling
6 Steps to Purchasing a Magic Millions Yearling
The Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale takes place right after Christmas, the first auction of the annual yearling sale season. In any given year, approximately 12,000 fo...
Should I buy a colt or a filly?
Buying & Selling
Should I buy a colt or a filly?
If you’re looking to buy a horse, one question you may have is “Should I buy a colt or a filly?” This is a question that every person must answer for themselves although there are pros and cons ...