Once again, up to the challenge. I am homeschooled and spend practically my entire day out there with them anyway. To be honest my life is summed up in: wake up, trick training, feed horses, give Midnight meds, school, give Midnight meds again, ride, train, double check water, work with a different horse, come in, relax for a hour or two, eat dinner, relax a bit, go to bed unless I have a lesson or babysitting or something. I have the time and I am willing to learn and know I don't know everything, however, I have come a long way and I'm not the immature, stupid little beginner you guys seem to think I am. I know about horses enough that I can train Wisper, I can fix the problems that my other horses have, people trust me to ride their horses because they know I won't let them get away with anything, (In fact, I rode with one person, they put me on their beginner horse because I had never rode with them before, by the time we were done, they told me the next time that I rode with them, they were going to put me on their 16hh, "at least" gelding that bucks and spooks all the time because I was the best rider at my age they had rode with) I love horses with a passion and have learned and come a long way and it really frustrates me to have everyone think that I am a beginner that doesn't know anything. I have been researching and researching and researching and saving and saving and saving. I don't even know how many times I have passed up an opportunity to hang out with friends because I need that extra $5 for my horses. I don't know how many times I have got out of bed at 1:00 because I just have a feeling to check on my horses, I have no idea how many times I have just sat with them all night, or almost fallen asleep while lying with them in the snow, or stayed home from a family trip because my horse colicked and I didn't want to leave her, or skipped breakfast because I needed to hurry and get out there with them, I am NOT stupid, or immature, or pathetic, or unknowledgeable, or unfeeling, or down in the dumps poor. Sorry, just really frustrating.