It's really hard to spend a lot of time 'shopping' when you're anxious to buy your first horse. But taking time and choosing carefully is essential to finding just the right horse for you. It's easy to be beguiled by a soft nose and big brown eyes, and make a quick decision. It's easy to make a mistake and pick the wrong horse--even if it feels like the right horse at the time. Anyone one who has owned horses for a long time will probably admit to one of these mistakes, or seen them happen. Top Ten Horse and Pony Buying Mistakes outlines what you should avoid when buying that first special horse or pony.
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