Title: Auctions and the New Zealand horse industry: What happens when global recession hits?

Authors: Hannah Cunneen, Leo Paul Dana

Addresses: University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8000, New Zealand. ' University of Canterbury and GSCM Montpellier, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8000, New Zealand

Abstract: In spite of having the knowledge, natural advantages and national enthusiasm within an industry, it is never without the issues of current economic climate. This paper looks at the buying and selling of NZ horses, what methods are used and times of crisis.

Keywords: horses; New Zealand; horse sales; auctions; global recession; equestrian industry; animals; bloodstock; horse racing; sport; business; globalisation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBG.2010.035024

International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2010 Vol.5 No.3, pp.297 - 303

Published online: 01 Sep 2010 *

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