What does it mean when a horse goes to auction?

These auctions are essentially an outlet for owners to relieve themselves of the financial burden of an unwanted horse. Typically owners will sell the horse to a local dealer who will then take the horse to auction.

Why do horses go to auction?

These auctions are essentially an outlet for owners to relieve themselves of the financial burden of an unwanted horse. Typically owners will sell the horse to a local dealer who will then take the horse to auction.

How do you buy a horse from auction?

  1. Set your budget.
  2. Look the horse over closely.
  3. Have a few horses in mind.
  4. Be aware if the auction considers all sales are final.
  5. Do not wait too long to bid.
  6. Don’t make a big show of bidding.
  7. Be aware of common budgets.

What happens to horses that go to slaughter?

Thousands of American horses are sent to slaughter every year and the vast majority would be rehomed; not every horse going to slaughter needs to go to rescue. The USDA documented that 92.3 percent of horses sent to slaughter are in good condition and are able to live out a productive life.

What is a horse worth as meat?

Market prices of horse meat have decreased. Prior to 2019, one kilo of horse meat was going for US$3.13 in 2017 and US$3.44 in 2018. In 2019 the export price changed to $3.38 per kilo, by -1.84%.


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