Train Him or Buy Another?
I know where I want to go with my riding, but IDK what I should do to get there.
I'd LOVE to get more into WP, horsemanship, and halter, because it's somehting I feel I have the best chances at (compared to where I live, and the facilities available to me)...
BUT.. I don't know if my horse, Specs, can get me there! Or I can get him there! He's my forever best friend, he's so sweet and charming... He's a good all-around horse, but idk if he'd excel at Western riding stuff like that. He's definitely got the bloodlines for it... (his sire won some big WP and halter POAC show) but bloodlines only mean so much... I really haven't done a ton of training in WP with him, and he just seems pretty hyper yet for that.
So I'm between a rock in a hard place. Should I give it a try with Specs and see how it comes out, or should I just start from scratch and buy/lease a well-trained WP horse? I'd really like to get a trainer to help me, but that might end up being just as expensive as just getting a WP horse...
Help me with my decision! What do you think I should do?!
Every horse is an angel... They just don't need wings to soar!