My husband wanted to buy me a horse for Valentine’s Day, but it didn’t pass the vet’s pre-purchase exam. That’s why we invested in it! A few hundred dollars up front is priceless down the road. It saved us a headache, for starters. I don’t ever have a problem paying for a professional opinion in matters where I am not savvy.
Now that I am back in “horse buying” mode, I reviewed an article I wrote a few years ago on this very subject. My experience this week reminded me of why I wrote the article in the first place. Here it is: