What is an appraisal?
An appraisal is the act of estimating cost, determining value, forecasting earnings, or providing a non-monetary opinion such as whether or not an item is genuine or fake based on supporting facts.
EquineUnlimited Equine Appraisal Service conducts business in accordance with the guidelines contained in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the American Society of Equine Appraisers (ASEA) Code of Ethics.
How much does an appraisal cost?
EquineUnlimited Equine Appraisal Service offers appraisal services from $250 to $1500, depending on the client's need and project. We are the Horse Value Experts. You can rest a sure that your appraisal job will hold up to the highest standards including the IRS. Valuations can be used for tax purposes, insurance companies and litigation. We have extensive knowledge in various breeds of horses and disciplines. We offer discounts for multiple horses. Please give us the opportunity to provide you with a free, no obligation, written quote. (more details)
What information is needed for the appraisal?
Purpose for appraisal
Copy of pedigree (preferably 4 generations)
Stallion: blood type, stud report, offspring
Mare: record of foals, sires of foals, sire's stud fee, show record of offspring, etc
Show record and winnings (if applicable)
Previous purchase details
Veterinarian certificate of health
Any other data or photos relevant to determining value
A complete appraisal will include a site visit which will involve a physical assessment and photographing of the subject equine.
How long does it take to get the appraisal report?
After the completion of my physical inspection of the subject equine, within approximately 7 to 14 days, you will be presented with two professional, bound reports meeting USPAP standards that are admissible in court. A pre-purchase appraisal, however, may be completed sooner if necessary.
Factors That Do NOT Affect Your Horse�s Value