Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Southeastern PA
Welcome. I have been around horses since I was a toddler and I still learn something every day. You obviously care and so I would not recommend owning just yet, as you will miss things, not see things that are wrong with the horse, heck I still do this. If I were you, I would take the advise already given and take a bunch of lessons first. Maybe even lease if it is on site so the owner (if not an idiot, which is very possible) can help or just keep an eye out.
When you are ready, and heck that might be now, that's up to you - congrats. My sis goes to a health spa every year for a weekend, I get my relaxation and therapy every day with my horse. :)