27 Croft Lane
Smithtown, NY 11787
Monaco Computer Services 2015
Rita Timpanaro is a Certified Senior Equine Appraiser with the American Society of Equine Appraisers.
Rita is in the pulse of the horse world and understands its economic environment, providing horse owners
the most professional and accurate certified horse appraisals. She provides appraisals to horse owners of
various disciplines, and specializes in Hunter, Jumper and Equitation horses and is available to travel
She has been involved in the horse industry for over 40+ years as a horse owner, facility owner and manager,
a nationally acclaimed rider and riding instructor. She has held United States Equestrian Federation "R"
judges licenses in the following disciplines: hunter, hunter seat equitation, jumper and hunter breeding for
40 years and has judged horse shows throughout the United States and Canada. She has been invited to
conduct riding clinics throughout the nation. She is delighted to share her experience and knowledge
with equestrian participants of all levels.
She is a qualified, certified horse appraiser from New York, an equine expert, equine consultant, and expert
witness. Rita has taken both the beginning and advanced courses offered by the American Society of Equine
Appraisers and is one of the very few Certified Senior Equine Appraiser, with the American Society of
Equine Appraisers, specialist in North America.
She offers appraisals for:
• Charitable donations for horses worth over $5,000 for tax donations
• Insurance and insurance claims
• Estate settlements/Estate planning
• Business partnerships
As a professional Certified Senior Equine Appraiser and Consultant, Rita strives to offer her clients
a consistently high-quality professional service providing honest, unbiased horse appraisals based on facts,
marketplace analysis, and compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
Providing quality, confidential horse appraisals tailored to your individual needs.
Did you know that according to the IRS:
"Taxpayers are required to obtain a qualified appraisal for donated property for which a deduction of
more than $5,000 is claimed"?
As a Certified Senior Equine Appraiser, Rita Timpanaro develops her value opinions in compliance with the Uniform Standards of
Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). These are the national standards used in the appraisal industry by all professional
appraisers. By complying with USPAP, Rita’s value opinions are developed based on facts and other pertinent information, market
research and analysis and the use of nationally recognized appraisal methodology. A professional equine appraiser’s goal is to
determine a horse’s value based on what the proper market indicates it is worth at a given point in time.
How is the Economy Affecting the Current Value of Your Horse?
The Internal Revenue Service carefully scrutinizes tax returns when non-cash donations represent a significant value. Reduce the
risk of being audited and/or penalized. With Rita Timpanaro’s strong background in the equine industry and business management,
coupled with her professional appraisal training and good standing with the American Society of Equine Appraisers, you are assured
of a competent, professional product delivered in a timely fashion.
What Will be Needed to Get Your Horse Appraised?
Here is a brief synopsis:
• First know that your horse appraisal is unique and that all appraisals are kept strictly confidential.
• You and Rita will review your needs to determine the intended use of the appraisal.
Rita will also need to know the location of the horse(s), copies of several items regarding the
horse such as registration, health care, breeding and show records, and the date you need the
• Next, you will be provided with an agreement that confirms your work request. A date will be set to
complete an on-site inspection visit and photographs. The fee for an appraisal is $800 plus
Rita Timpanaro is a Certified Senior Equine Appraiser with
the American Society of Equine Appraisers #05786
• United States Equestrian Federation Judges Clinics during the past 40 years in the following divisions:
Hunter, Hunter Breeding, Hunter Seat Equitation, Jumper, Welsh
• American Quarter Horse Association Educational Judges Seminar
• United States Hunter Jumper Association Trainer Certification Program
• Team USA Safe Sport Training
• “Principles of Valuation” (35 hours) seminar presented by the American Society of Equine Appraisers
• “Principles of Valuation” (70 hours) seminar presented by the American Society of Equine Appraisers
• Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (15 hours)
• National USPAP Appraisal Course (45 hours of course credit)
• 32nd Annual National Equine Conference (2017)
• 31st Annual National Equine Conference (2016)
• 30th Annual National Equine Conference (2015)
• 29th Annual National Equine Conference (2014)
• CPR Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
Rita Timpanaro is located in New York, on Long Island, and will travel nationwide to appraise your horse.
Rita has been published in the books Show Rider, The Horse Show, and Horse Show Judging for Beginners.
In addition, she has been featured in magazines such as: Sports Illustrated, The Chronicle of the Horse,
Horse Show, The Horse of Delaware Valley, Horsemen’s Yankee Pedlar, Today's Equestrian, HorsePeople,
Monarch International’s Show Circuit, and The Plaid Horse, to list just a few.
United States Equestrian Federation - Life Member
United States Hunter Jumper Association - Life Member
American Society of Equine Appraisers - Life Member
United States Dressage Federation - Member
National Professional Horsemen's Association - Member
American Quarter Horse Association - Member
American Association for Horsemanship Safety, Inc - Member
Certified Horsemanship Association - Member
United States Equestrian Federation - Junior Hunter Committee- Past Vice President
Professional Horsemen's Association - Past Vice President Long Island Chapter
United States Equestrian Federation - Continuing Education Committee- Past Member
United States Equestrian Federation - Ad Hoc Measurement Committee- Past Member
Zone II Hunter/Jumper Committee- Past Member
Welsh Society- Past Member
American Miniature Horse Society- Past Member
SPECIALIZING IN APPRAISALS OF HUNTER, JUMPER
AND EQUITATION HORSES
RITA TIMPANARO - CERTIFIED SENIOR EQUINE APPRAISER
RITA TIMPANARO IS A CERTIFIED SENIOR EQUINE APPRAISER WITH THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF EQUINE APPRAISERS.
RITA IS IN THE PULSE OF THE HORSE WORLD AND UNDERSTANDS ITS ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT, PROVIDING HORSE OWNERS THE MOST PROFESSIONAL AND ACCURATE CERTIFIED HORSE APPRAISALS.
AND IS AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE