Welcome to Thoroughlybred.com! Our e Bay like website is dedicated to thoroughbred owners and breeder and provides a fantastic platform to buy and sell online! We provide easy to use, custom designed templates to help our members create great listings to offer for sale; yearlings, mares (open and/or in-foal), horses of racing age, retired racehorses, stallions and stallion seasons, stallion shares, racehorse shares, sports memorabilia, equine gift items, pet items, books, art, apparel, supplements, horse properties and anything that would be of interest to our online of thoroughbred owners and breeders! community. On Thoroughlybred listings may be offered at a fixed price, in an eBay styled auction format or both!
We offer membership upgrades that include unlimited free listings, or you can pay per listing with a free membership.
Listing Fees/ Membership Upgrade Options
Commission Free listings are $25.00 and can be active for up to 60 days.
Commission based listings are $10.00 with a 5% commission invoiced after the listing is sold.
Membership Upgrades Plans include :
Unlimited free listings and re-listings to offer your horses for sale (stallion seasons are not included).
A Sellers homepage with unique web address and admin panel
All pictures, video, and document uploads are free.
All listings enhancements are free
Free e mail marketing and promotion of listings
Seller's may list in either an e Bay like online auction format, or in a traditional classified setting at no extra charge.
Online invoicing and store-like management seller tools
Preferred Membership $79.99/Year - Commissions on sales invoiced at 5%.
Select Membership $199.99/Year - Commissions on sales invoiced at 1%
NEW!! Create your own Online Store in the Thoroughlybred online community with a Select Membership!
Stallion Season Auctions / Dispersal Sales - We offer an effective and cost efficient platform to host, promote and manage stallion season auctions, dispersal sales or charity events. Contact us for a detailed quote.
Before you can list your first item, you will either need to have an active membership plan in place, or you will be prompted to pay for individual listings before they will appear on our website.
Items are listed in your members area through the List Item form.
Each auction item contains the following information:
Choose one category from the drop down list in the List Item form, or provide the category number in your upload file. If you would like an additional item you may request it from the admin.
Accurately describe your item with a title that can be up to 120 characters long. Good titles will attract attention and help to SELL your item!
Either 1 or more items may be sold at the same time. Multiple quantity (Yankee auctions) must be for the exact same item.
Your description is most important to describing your item and answering potential questions for the buyer. HTML is acceptable.
You may upload as many images as you need with the List Item form or link to an image on another website by providing the complete URL to the image. When linking make sure to use a complete URL beginning with http://. If you aren't sure of your image URL, copy what you have typed into a new browser window and see if your image appears. If it doesn't, check your path and file name as they are case sensitive in most cases.
The Starting Bid will start the bidding on an auction. The item will be considered sold if a bid is received for this amount and no reserve bid is set.
Not available with Yankee Auctions. This amount must be at or higher than the Starting Bid. If a bid reaches this amount it will end the auction immediately and the item will be considered sold.
Boxes are provided for you to enter your Shipping and Payment Terms. HTML is accepted here. You may also set defaults for this form in the Settings and Messages sections of the Seller Tools menu.
You may select a day and time your auction will end from the drop down box on the List Item form.
You may increase the exposure of your auction item by featuring the listing. Additional fees will apply.
Once you have completed the listing form you may start your listing immediately, or start the auction later from the Pending Auctions link in the My Listings Menu.
When your listing has ended notices are sent out to winning bidders immediately. When all of your auctions have ended, or your buyer has completed their buying, you can send a combined invoice through the Checkout system. To do this, follow the link provided in the Sold Item email, or use the Sales Tracker in your members area.
Any listings that are sold and not invoiced can be found in the Sales Tracker. In this area you can see which sales need to be invoiced. Once an invoice has been sent you can access invoices for sending notices and leaving feedback in the Invoices for Sales section.
Listings may be relisted once it is over and notices have been sent. From
the My Listings menu choose one of the Closed Auctions links. You may view your sold
and unsold auctions here, and relist in groups or individually.
The Seller Tools section of the Members Area contains additional tools to help you mamage your listings.
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