I have no idea what the conversion rate is, but one ducat is probably a lot.
Unlikely to be useful - there aren't many people around.
Exactly - try testing your luck and asking the Knight for money.
Indeed - he does seem to like Nuri, though.
Nothing unsavoury! If she seemed super sad, though, he may be willing to meet our offer.
Try guilt-tripping the knight by following the new dialogue paths.
We really want to guilt-trip the knight, so you may as well choose all of them.
When Nuri looks sufficiently sad, ask the Knight for help and mention that he should buy the horse.
We have a shiny gold coin for our efforts!
Don't get too attached to it, though - we need to give it to the dwarf for our provisions.
When we try to leave, Geron rightfull points out that we have no idea where the red lake is.
It's bartering time again - this time, for information.