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post #1 of 6 Old 06-11-2013, 07:03 PM Thread Starter
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Outside opinions needed

Ok so I am so unsure right now. I just sold chrome and my trainer has been offering me her grey gelding that I've been running. I love this horse and she says she's never seen him get along with someone the way we do. My problem is I want to go to college and I am considering online ( penn foster), Texas and bel-tea in Colorado, at this time with the money I got from chrome I can totally pay off 1200 penn foster course and get my last semester free or I can buy sugar and then do a payment plan with the price being 1400-1500 depending on which plan I can do.

I need someone to give me their opinion I don't want to give up the chance to own an awesome horse but I know school is extremely important. So have at I don't be afraid to hurt my feelings I need am outside opinion.

just a small town girl with a big town dream :]
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When it comes to school, the more you can pay up front the better off you'll be down the road.
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Pay for school!
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post #4 of 6 Old 06-11-2013, 07:10 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys its just hard I've always had a horse in my life, I'm sure I can use sugar whenever as she won't sell him he is actually the kids horse. I just always fight my decisions.

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post #5 of 6 Old 06-11-2013, 07:31 PM
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School comes first. I let my career and my horseback riding come before my education. I dropped out of college with less than a 2.0 GPA because I was wasting my money and wanted to focus on "other things." It was a big mistake. I regret not getting my degree as I don't want to work retail for the rest of my life. It is a tough industry. Take my advice, pay for school, get your education. The horses will always be there. Get a degree and a good job so you can afford to have the things you want. it pays off in the long run.

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post #6 of 6 Old 06-11-2013, 07:40 PM Thread Starter
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That's very true I plan on going for vet tech and eventually hopefully a vet. So I do need to get started.

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