Now, the owner of the barn I keep her in told my dad about a 5 year old mare for sale, going prett cheap. He reckons she's a very good horse, and just needs to be broken in for jumping.
Here's where it gets complicated... I'd need to keep her at the barn to train her for a while, but my parents arent willing to pay for two horses, and I'd have to keep them both back at the field we usually rent.
Also, I was supposed to be getting a car, but since this has come up, the car may have to go on hold...but the reason I was getting a car was so that travelling to my pony would be a lot easier. I feel bad always asking to get dropped down to her, and with my parents at work everyday, it does get hard to see her.
I really would love to buy a new horse. I really miss competing and being able to ride a competitive horse. But I just feel really really bad about asking for a horse because of the costs. It's not like my family are in any sort of finanicail situation, but I just feel really guilty about it. And if I am allowed buy her, I'd also feel bad for asking to keep her on in the barn for training her.
Anybody have any advice?