Originally Posted by GottaRide
I start my own & finish my own. I don't have to deal with anyone else's mistakes that way. .
Me too. I never buy a broke horse. I don't even want a spoiled family pet. They too take alot of work. Give he a neglected 3 or 4 year old, handled very little, doesn't even need to be halter broke.
They come along fast and within a week or two they are out riding trail.
No bad manners to correct and they seem to respond to training the best.
In 51 years of riding I only bought one OTT and didn't keep her very long. All the rest have been unspoiled, unbroke youngsters.