We have the mom because we can ride her. Bella's too young to ride. How bad is it having them together??? The mother belongs to our friend and we could ask if we could keep a different horse of hers for riding. It's just that I want a female so I don't have to worry about Bella getting pregnant, and the other female we might be able to keep is only two years old and barely ridden. She's sweet and nice, but Nike is six years old and has been ridden a lot more. We are new horse owners.
What do you think? I can't tell that Bella is bonding too much to her mum, but what do I know. Not much.