So you're ready to buy your first - or maybe second or third - Haflinger. Congratulations! It was an amazing race with no shortage of wonderful qualities. Still, if there is something that should be in mind before entering the hold Haflinger market, it is this: take your time.
In fact, the advice is pretty good, anytime you want to buy a horse - or any other animal. Do not want to rush the process. This is a big purchase, and the more time you spend in front end, better for you and your horse to go forward.
Lock traumatic injury or illness, your Haflinger would round for a long time. It is a long term relationship with you to check-in. Therefore, a few weeks or even months researching and considering the right horse is almost sure to be time well spent.
In fact, buying a donkey or a Haflinger stallion Haflinger is not to marry another. In other words, an impulse buy is almost always in the wrong direction to go. Want to find the perfect partner - and sometimes the qualities that make a horse (or someone with) truly can take a little time to make it over. And sometimes, the horse that is perfect apparently some features that are not so desirable, but it will show a little time.
Be clear yourself if what you Haflinger. Remember, you're in a horse race, speaking very different in their abilities. Haflinger help you plow fields and skid logs. You can also a great training horses or horse-riding lesson at your center.
And they are beautiful horse family - the filling of your horse lover's heart.
How to decide first whether you want a pleasure horse or a work horse. Some move back and forth between the two groups Haflingers, but many of them are not. Haflinger can be tough, and if they then trained in a skill they do not always want to take another. If you plan to ask your horse to work harder, and then a bit of a bullish stance is no big deal. But only if you are looking for a trail-riding, and then sweet and gentle and calm the order of the day.
Be sure that if you want a green horse to know or not. That's how much training do you want? Maybe you have an opinion to work with horses, and want to make sure it is exactly as you want. Haflinger does not work hard, but still, want to make sure you know what you are doing.
Finally, if you plan - or demonstrate the pig with an eye toward showing - then you're going to have to examine issues such as the pedigree and such. You know something? They should, too? Again, a gentle horse, which functions as a pet may not be the best horse for the show ring.