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post #1 of 1 Old 01-08-2012, 05:15 PM Thread Starter
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Another training rant/advice thread.

Well as some know I have been searching for a trainer to work with Moose and it has turned out to be a real struggle.

I would love to have someone come to me 2-3 times a week and work with him but I feel like in the long run that is going to be alot more expensive and a longer process. (versus if I send him out he'll be ridden 5x a week)

I found this girl that would come to my barn 2x a week and work with him and I really like her. Today she texted me saying she fell off her horse and got a slight concussion and is advised to not ride for 2 weeks or however long she needs until she feels better. Which, is fine. No big deal.

Well I also found this barn near me that does training board. I emailed the lady and she said to come down and talk to her. Training board would include- board(of course), work 5-6x a week, PLUS 1 free lesson a week for me on my horse so we both learn together. Not bad. She said it would be $850. Also not bad considering that's how much board alone costs around here. I could also buy my own grain for him since I do now anyway so maybe she will lower the price a bit..and depending on what time they feed I could feed him myself and clean his stall.

I'm literally stuck as to what to do. I'd rather send him out to training but then that means I will have to hire someone to trailer him again and then trailer him back when he's done there. And if the girl comes and works with him at my place our ring sucks since its just a grass ring. And she would only come out 2x a week also depending on weather as well.

I'm really stuck. There's both pros and cons of both but I really don't know what to choose. I'm only 17 and I'd be paying this all on my own. Anyone help????


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