Hey horse lovers! I'm new here (just joined today) and I'm still getting the hang of this. I have a question, and I don't know where else to ask. I'm dying to take equestrian lessons this summer, but it's so expensive! My jaw dropped when I saw how much money some lessons cost. I was talking to my mom about it, and she can't afford $475 for ten sessions--go figure. Then she said, "What if the owner/instructor of the place would let you work off some of the pay for the lessons?" Like, pretty much have a job cleaning up around the barn.
Is that too absurd? Have any of you heard of anyone doing any such thing?