Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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How To Avoid Scams When Shopping Ponies For Sale OnlineShopping ponies for sale via the internet can be a very exciting process, however,buyers must watch out for certain dangers. The online market for horses is rich but alsocontains offers that are not legitimate and which could cause buyers to lose money.Following are several tips to use when opting to purchase a new pony or horse online.Avoid Third PartiesIt is generally a good idea to steer clear of sellers who wish to negotiate through thirdparties. This is often a sure sign of a scam. Instead, work only with upfront sellers whoare willing to divulge their full names, contact information and the location of the horsesthat are listed. In some scams, online buyers will transmit payments to unknown yetofficial-sounding third parties only to never have their animals delivered.Never Pay Before ViewingAs with any major purchase, it is always best to never start a financial transactionbefore you have viewed the animal that you are buying. This is key for ensuring thatyou will be receiving the animal that has been presented online. This will also allow youto check the health of the pony and to ask pertinent questions pertaining to his or hergeneral health.See What Other Buyers Are SayingThere are many people who routinely purchase horses and ponies over the web.Most of these individuals take the time to leave feedback on the sellers that they havemade their purchases with and to speak candidly about the horses that they havebought. Reading through some of the feedback that different horse buyers have leftwill allow you to learn which sellers offer ponies that are well-trained, that trailer welland which are already accustomed to lifting their hooves when being shod. You shouldadditionally look for seller reviews that attest to the quality of health of the animals thatare sold.