Originally Posted by PaintedMare
if arthritis is confirmed I would walk away. Arthritis doesnt go away and later on will end up spreading. The long trail rides could be too much for a horse with arthritis plus in a few years youll have to get more supplements and probably shots once a month from the vet to help with it. The only reason I would get her is if she was what I call a love horse. A horse that you have a relationship with that you wouldnt want to loose.
That's the problem I'm having. I'm absolutely in love with her. We have this bond that's unlike any other horse I've ridden, and if that wasn't there, it would be easier for me to walk away.