In 2006, I bought my fav' pony: Lucifer but the dream turned into nightmare... It seems that he had a very wrong first instruction, and it's getting worst and worst so and now, I am afraid of him because he bucks me off like a wild bronco without any hurt (I made a check point to be sure all was ok) and whatever I ask or do... (if you want photos, there are in my diary).
So I said... "well, maybe it's time to try..." I asked some instructors but all answered me that I will have to put my pony in their stabble (very far away from me) for 750€/months and to pay lessons 50€... well I am student... So I gave up... And last week, I found another one, I wrote an e-mail telling how I felt, what was the problem, and the other reactions... and they answered that they will come on monday for 40€!
They are working with Elizabeth de Corbigny, Andy Booth, and students of John Lyons.
Now I hope I can get something learning and working this way because for me it's as if it was my last chance...