I definately don't want to be rude either hun, but I totally agree with Bee. There's a saying that goes green + green = black and blue! I have seen it many times before, mostly with parents who think it would be wonderful to get a young or baby horse for there child to "grow up with" but I've known very green adults who have done the same with the same bad result. My advice to you would be not to get the yearling, unless you have some very exprienced people around who are willing to come out and give you a hand and your willing to put a lot of time into learning as much as you possibly can! Is he a pretty laid back and had some training done already or is he pretty wild? And how inexprienced are you? His temperment and your level of inexprienceness( lol is that even a word?) should play a big part in your decision! Otherwise, if you get him regardless, your next best bet would be to get some training dvds. With the DVDs you can actually watch and see what they're taking about versus just reading it. They are a bit expensive but usually worth it. I personally like Clinton Anderson, he has a good way of breaking things down and explaining what he's doing, he has very good communication skills. I just like they way he trains a bit better then some of the other clinicians/trainers. There are a lot of them out there and it would be a good idea to look around for somebody whose training methods best suit you! There are alot of people that like Pat Parelli and John Lyons, they're pretty popular. Anyways I hope I didn't come off as being rude and hopefully helped you out a bit!