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  • How to Sell your Old Horse Float and Buy a New One
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    Jack Ahearn

How to Sell your Old Horse Float and Buy a New One

Do you want to sell your current horse float - and - purchase your dream horse float?

Selling your old horse float can be a tricky task. To do this easily, you can list your float on many ‘horse floats for sale’ sites on the internet. But before that, you have to know a few things about buying or selling horse floats.

When purchasing your new float, for your beloved horse, it’s important to have the best quality for safety and comfort. You will find many models in the quality Imperial Horse Floats range, with custom orders being built to suit client needs. It is important to know what you need when ordering your new horse float.

In this article, we will discuss some tips that can help you sell your current horse float trailer.

Take pictures of the horse float

Interested buyers always like to know what they are buying in the market of Horse Float For Sale. Ensure your horse float is neat and clean prior to taking your photographs. It always helps if you give it a nice polish, and will increase the chances to sell your horse float fast. Make sure the photos are taken in good lighting, showing off your float to the best advantage.

Create the ad of the Horse Float For Sale.

Often, sellers will write short advertisements with little information about the horse float. This technique will not attract potential buyers. Now, assume yourself as a salesperson or the owner of the horse float business. Write about the good features of your float including any warranty that might be left from your original purchase, this is always an attractive element of selling you secondhand float. You have to take the time to craft a well-written description of the float to attract the buyers.

Reach out to the right buyers

Nowadays, people use the internet to buy or sell online products, including your pre-loved horse float. Facebook and other social media have the ability to help you target and find potential customers.

Pretend you are a Salesperson

You have created the ad of the Horse Float For Sale. Now, assume yourself as a salesperson to sell your horse float. Try to pretend you are the owner of the horse float business. Often, sellers will write short advertisements with little info about the horse float.

This technique will not attract potential buyers. So, you have to take the time and craft a well-written description of the float to attract the buyers.

Stay active on the phone

Email is an easy way to contact your potential buyer. But try to convince your buyer to call you rather than mail. By speaking to them on the phone, you can create a relationship and trust, giving you a much better opportunity to influence the buyer and make a sale.

Above mentioned tips can help you to sell your horse float instantly. But selling your float is one thing and finding the right horse float for sale is another. It can be a difficult task to buy a new float as there are many brands available all having different features.

Here are some tips which you have to consider when buying the top-quality horse float.

Understand what is being offered

Imperial Horse Floats are made with the absolute finest of product which has been tested over many years here in Australia. Imperial can also offer maintenance work up may require.

Some options for flooring are
  • Fiberglass
  • Aluminum
  • Wood
  • Galvanized steel

Imperials fibreglass floors are superior to any other material, and we offer differing strengths for larger horses or for those using their floats on a day by day basis.

The towing capacity of the vehicle

This is probably the most critical issue for you to consider. You need to ensure the vehicle you drive is capable and within Australian Standards to pull the float of your choice whilst being fully loaded. Check the vehicle Aggregate Trailer Mass (ATM) or GTM – Gross Trailer Mass. Always remember GTM will always be lower than ATM.

Interior height of your float

The height that you require inside an Imperial Horse Floats depends on the height of your horse. But usually, minimum height interior height 2.2 or 2.3 is recommended. This helps with ventilation when travelling

Ventilation

In Australian weather conditions, good ventilation is imperative so make sure the float your purchase had lots of air vents in the sides, the roof and the back of the float. Traveling with barn doors open is safe and can be really helpful to allow full airflow from front to back of your horse float.

Conclusion

When searching for any type of horse float for sale be aware that there are cheaper models that offer ill-fated warranties. Buying a horse float is a major investment. So, take your time and do your homework, remember you, your passengers and your horse have to be safe when traveling.

Owning a horse float should be a luxurious experience. What are you waiting for? Buy your Imperial horse float today!

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    Jack Ahearn

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