LOOKING TO BUY A HORSE?
We recognise what a nerve racking time trying a horse or pony can be and how self conscious it can make your feel. We try to make the trial process as relaxed as possible and you will be made to feel welcome by our helpful staff.
Travelling a long distance to try a horse that isn't as described or doesn't quite move like in the video is disheartening and disappointing. With usually around 18 horses available all the time, our buyers generally try several when they visit. The horses are only shown once a day, will not be lunged or ridden prior to arrival and we restrict the number of times they are tried to give them some down time in between.
Nothing is too much trouble at Froxfield Dressage Sales. You wont feel rushed or pressurised at all during the visit and will be encouraged to take your time to ensure your purchase is the right one.
We are honest and open and will tell you about any habits or quirks the horse may have so there will be no nasty surprises later on ensuring a happy and confident partnership going forward.
Happy buyers = happy owners = most importantly happy horses and ponies
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
DO YOU JUST SELL PROFESSIONAL HORSES?
Not at all! We have sold to a range of clients from unaffiliated to professionals. Our aim is to pair the right horse with the right rider. We always have a range of horses to trial ride and are always on hand to answer any questions and put you at ease. We aim to make what can be a stressful experience as enjoyable as possible!
CAN YOU DELIVER THE HORSE TO MY YARD?
Yes, once you have found your perfect partner we can deliver your new team mate to your yard as soon as you would like.
DO YOU OFFER SALES LIVERY?
We do offer sales livery. If you would like to sell your horse through us then please do get in touch do discuss your requirements. One of our riders will then assess the horse so we can gain an understanding of where the horse is at and what type of clients the horse might be best for. We always try to make this process as stress-free as possible.
WHAT TYPE OF HORSES DO YOU SELL?
We always have a wide range of dressage horses available from quality young horses to advanced school masters. If we do not have the right horse for you then we do also run regular trips to Holland.
WHAT IS THE PROCESS WHEN I COME TO TRIAL RIDE?
When you arrive one of our friendly staff will greet you and always ask the most important question - tea or coffee? After that we will introduce you to the horse(s) you will be trialling; we will answer any of your questions and give you a chance to have some time with them before one of our riders will show you what they can do. At this point you are welcome to ask our riders to show you certain movements you would like to see if you wish. After this, it’s your turn! We are happy to leave you to have a play and get to know the horse or our riders are more than happy to give you a hand and show you the buttons. Once you’ve ridden we are happy to stand the horses up or trot them up for you before we have a sit down and answer any more questions if you have any more!
I AM NERVOUS RIDING IN FRONT OF PEOPLE IS THIS A PROBLEM?
Absolutely not. We are more than happy to leave you to have a play and get to know the horse on your own or if you’d prefer, one of our riders can give you a hand and show you the buttons. Most of the time the arena will be completely yours however, if this is something you are concerned about then do discuss this when enquiring and we can make sure the arena is completely yours for the trial ride.
WHERE ARE YOU?
We are based near Petersfield, Hampshire with good transport links from A3/M3 from London. We are able to collect you from local train stations (Petersfield and Alton) with the nearest airport being Southampton.
Read reviews from riders and owners who have viewed and bought horses at FDS
As a Para rider looking for a new partner to aim for the Tokyo Paralympics, finding a horse with the right training and temperament which walks for a 10 is nearly impossible! I contacted Froxfield Dressage Sales about a potential horse and straight away I knew that they understood what I needed. Lynn made absolutely sure that this was going to be the right partnership by bringing Stella to our yard for me to try her away from home. This attitude was so refreshing after dealing with lack of respect from other owners. Froxfield Dressage Sales' professionalism is second to none and clearly has the best interest of the client and horse at heart. This will hopefully be the start of a great partnership for the GB para team as we are always looking for new horses.