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“Margarita” is a 2013 bay Thoroughbred filly. She is 15’2 hands but she still has a ton of growing and filling out to do in the next three years. She has an old bow that happened last May. It has healed and she has run on it twice but her owner feels she is better suited to be a show horse. He does not want to push her so hard that she might bow again. Many competition horses have had bows and gone on to jumping careers and even to the Olympics. We would rather see her go to someone who will take her training slowly and do low level jumping in the arena rather than on uneven ground as in eventing. She would be a lovely dressage horse as well.
This is a super, super, super, nice kind mare who could do Western pleasure, equitation or hunter under saddle. She is one of the kindest well mannered mares I have ever had the pleasure to be around. She clips, ties, ships and stands patiently for the blacksmith. She is not aggressive at all.
“Margarita” loves carrots and will come when you call her name. Everyone knows her on the track and all stop to pet the kind sweet filly. She is broke to a mounting block and you can jump mount her from the ground. This is a special filly looking for a special person.
She is sound and a beautiful mover. Look no further if you are looking to go trail riding tomorrow. Her owner and exercise rider jumped on her from the ground no leg up halter and shank and rode her around while horses were in training. How many of your show horses would be that quiet?
“Margarita” is laid back and very easy to ride. She will go forward when asked and stand still for as long as you want her to. Because of her bow we do not feel she would be suited for heavy jumping as in eventing but 3 foot hunters should be fine – given a little more time for the bow to set permanently. We want her future to be long and prosperous and to remain sound as well. Look no further if you are looking for a life long friend. She does crib when fed and wears a cribbing strap. She is well priced for the budget buyer who wants a really nice gorgeous filly to enjoy for a long time.
CALL if you are interested in any of the horses on this site. We do not have the time or resources to answer PM’s or emails. These horses are pre-screened by our connections at the track. Please READ the FAQ’s and then CALL if you are interested. If you don’t have the time to call, we cannot match you with a horse. We are NOT a Thoroughbred rescue. We do NOT make our living selling these horses. We do NOT own these horses. They are NOT at our farm. If you want to get the “inside track” (pun intended) on getting a Thoroughbred off-the-track…we are your connection.
Frequently Asked Questions About Buying Our Thoroughbreds
What is the price of this horse?
Prices are not published because the price can go up or down depending on how the horse is racing. Most horses average $3500 but can be as low as $1000 or up to $5000. We will share the prices when you call. If the horse you call about is not in your budget, we may be able to recommend another horse that is.
What is the Jockey Club name of this horse?
Jockey Club names are not usually listed on the site as the sellers do not want calls from people who have not been screened by us for having the skills to help these horses into new careers. Most horses come with their Jockey Club papers and we will be happy to provide links to their race records and pedigrees when you make the decision to move forward with a purchase. Horses’ whose names are in quotes are not the actual name of the horse. That is the nickname we have listed the horse by.
Where is this horse located?
When we say this is a Prospect Horse, that means the horse is not at our farm in the Atlanta area. Prospect horses are still at the track or owner or trainer’s farm. We can tell you where the horse is when you call. Thoroughbreds move from track to track and to the farm and back. We cannot keep this web site current with so many horses listed and all moving around. That is why we don’t post the location. We are happy to share where the horse is when you call. We may have to make a phone call to find out where the horse is ourselves, but we are happy to share the info with you…if you call.
Like this horse? What is the first step?
READ these pages and then CALL . . . Between 9 AM-9 PM East Coast time. Before you call, you can save us all a lot of time by reading the information on these pages on our Bits & Bytes Farm Web site.
Please read our Pricing Information and Buying a Track Prospect Horse pages BEFORE calling! There are several more pages under the Buying Our Horses button. Prospect Horses at the Track will only be sold to buyers with the skills and support to make it a successful transition. Prospect Horses are NOT at our farm. They are at the track or their owners’ farms. We do not sell horses for racing.
CALL if you are excited about one of the horses, but PLEASE READ the links above. We will not sell a horse if it is not a good match – no matter how much money you have. Are you a match? CALL and we can see.
Our Phone: 770-704-6595 between 9AM and 9PM East Coast time! We are located in the Atlanta, GA area.
If you see a horse you like:
Don’t wait to see if he is there tomorrow.
Don’t wonder how much he is – CALL!
Don’t wait to see what your friends say – CALL!
We are not going to talk you into buying a horse! More likely we will ask you to tell us about yourself and your goals. Then, we will help you find the right match or tell you to wait for other horses because none of the current horses are a match.
Prices change based on what price the owner has set. We add a small markup for our services. Prices can go up or down based on how the horse is racing or how quickly the owner wants the horse sold. Most Prospect horses are priced under $5000 with the average being around $3500. Big sound geldings, grey horses and tall horses usually cost more — but not always. Small mares are your best bet if you are price sensitive.
Please read our Pricing Information and Buying a Track Prospect Horse pages before calling. There are several more pages under theBuying Our Horses button at the top of this page. Prospect Horses at the Track will only be sold to buyers with the skills and support to make it a successful transition.
We DO NOT SELL HORSES FOR RACING!
We can’t help you if you don’t call. Adults only please. Minors should have a parent or trainer call for them.
770-704-6595 between 9am and 9pm EST.
Lynn’s Vision aka Bubba at his last race – July 5, 2008. He was purchased by Melanie Eberhardt right after this race and brought back to Bits & Bytes Farm the next day. Melanie was riding him just one day later and he was a complete gentleman.