Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Very Important Question Regarding Potential Leasing Situation!
I am fourteen years old and have been working as a volunteer at High Point Stables for the past four years. I do not receive payment, but instead, I get one lesson each week free of charge. For the past year, I have been training and riding the stable owner's Mustang gelding, Cody. We have formed a great team, and even competed in many local shows. We have truly come a long way...
My parents are not financially stable ENOUGH to purchase me my very own horse. However, Jan, the stable owner thinks that I should half lease Cody. Typically, that would cost $250 per month and I would get to ride twice a week. She said that I could possibly work off some of the payment down to $200...but my parents said $150 is their final offer. How do I convince Jan or whatnot? I am already working as much as possible over winter vacation, summer vacation and spring vacation. Do you think she'll be alright with this? I still want to ride twice a week, because it would be pointless to PAY and ride once a week when I get that for free, ya know? By the way, I ADORE this pony!!!