Most frequent questions and answers
Firstly you will need to register an account with us. You can do this by clicking on the create account link at the top of any page.
To register for an event auction either click on the relevant link on the home page or select the auction from the auction calendar, and click on the blue ‘register’ button on any item.
Go to Entry Form on the home page
Complete all the required fields, and then tick the box to confirm you have read and agree to the terms & conditions. Once you have completed the registration form it will be submitted to the ShowHorseSales (SHS) office for approval, when you are approved a confirmation email will be sent to the email address you signed up with.
5%, but only if the horse sells through the auction.
Yes, you will automatically receive an email. The bidding system will also immediately indicate when you are out bid.
At this stage we hope to have a weekly sale, but we are open to what the market requires.
Yes, you can be an agent for another owner, by agreeing to the terms and conditions; you declare you have permission from the owner to enter the horse in the sale on their behalf.
Yes, our goal is to facilitate the selling of horses, so after the sale you are free to try and make the sale with the highest bidder.
Bids, offers or purchases can be placed on any item on any page where you see the blue ‘place bid’, ‘make offer’ or ‘buy now’ button.
Places the next incremental bid for the item/lot. Bidding increment values will vary depending on the item, this is displayed below the highest bid price. After placing the incremental bid the box at the bottom of the item/lot listing will turn green to show that you are wining. If a red box is returned your bid is either not high enough to beat the reserve, or another user has placed an auto bid on the item/lot.
Allows you to place the maximum price you are willing to pay for the item. The auction software will bid automatically on your behalf up to that amount as bids are placed by other users.
Listing Fee paid by seller
When seller register the horse for sale, ShowHorseSales.biz will email an invoice for the $300 listing fee which is payable before your horse will be listed in the upcoming auction.
Payment for the item sold
As per the terms and conditions, the conclusion of the transaction is the payment and delivery of the horse. This transaction happens between buyer and seller, and ShowHorseSales.biz plays no part in that.
If you are experiencing problems with bidding it is likely to be one of the following issues:
The SHS website no longer supports early versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer and early versions of Mozilla Firefox. Whilst you can still view the SHS website, the bidding system may not operate correctly. If you are experiencing issues please upgrade using the link below.
To check what version of Internet Explorer you are using select about Internet Explorer from the Help menu. Click here to update your Internet Explorer browser.
To check what version of Firefox you are using select about Mozilla Firefox from the Help menu. Click here to update your Firefox browser.
Your Registration is Pending
All registrations are approved manually so you may experience a delay between registering for an auction and being able to place a bid. If you attempt to bid whilst your registration is pending the system will prevent you from bidding and show a pending message.
If you have been waiting longer than 24 hours for your registration to be processed, please contact us.
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