Sounds to me like you have a good game plan as far as the boarding/lessons and schooling. ~ I have nothing to add to that game plan. Good for you on getting lessons while your baby is growing and learning.
I think he's very handsome. But then again... I love them all. I don't see anything that is screaming at me NO DON'T BUY HIM.
Do your research and make sure the owners are reputable and that everything makes sense and checks out.
Other than that...Welcome to the addiction!!!!