So I have been leasing this beautiful mare since September 2011. I was leasing her 3 days a week with this other girl who also rode her 3 days a week. When signing the contract, the owner and the leasers agreed that the leasees can each do 4 shows this summer which I thought was very generous of the owner. I showed her in the 0.90m jumpers, and I won reserve and champion for all the shows on her
. The other girl showed her in PT eventing, and I think she did pretty well too. With reasons, the other girl is no longer leasing her and I have to go down to 2 days a week since I am going into first year university. I considered leaving, however I stayed because I wanted to keep riding and keep riding this horse. So starting september 2012, I will be leasing her with another girl (she'll be riding her 4 days a week). My trainer and I have talked about showing next year, and we were planning on moving up to the 1.00m and the 1.10m jumpers, and also showing at Spruce and Bend. However, I just talked to the owner and she says that the other leaser is only leasing her until April 2013, and after april the owner will be taking her back and she will show her, but she didnt mention anything about kicking me off. She said I can do ONE show, and that SHE will be taking the horse to spruce and bend to compete next summer when she knew about my original plans made with my trainer. (She trains with the same trainer as well). I don't think its fair that she leaves for the whole school year (shes in 2nd year), and takes the horse back when really the leasers are the ones training her and conditioning her for the show season. Because the owner is away on vacation right now, I still havent received the contract for the new year so I can't really give out info contract wise. So here is my question. Should I keep riding this horse because I really like her and not show at all next summer, or lease a different horse that I can keep leasing and show? *btw I only have one more show season left on this current horse as she does max out at 1.10m.