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Is it better to get an experienced horse that’s ready to go preliminary level Eventing, or a cheap prospect with potential? I’m 14 but was ready to go training on my last horse.

Is it better to get an experienced horse that’s ready to go preliminary level Eventing, or a cheap prospect with potential? I’m 14 but was ready to go training on my last horse.
It depends on your level. Made horses arnt normally easy horses. But most Young horses are difficult aswell.
My friend was 14 when she got her 5 or 6 yr old TB and she’s going training, looking to move to prelim/1* next year. If you are ready for the challenge buying a “made” horse is less of a learning experience so I would recommend bringing something up as long as you are ready for the challenge
being 14 I would probably have to rate that upon experience bc I trained a small slaughterhouse pony practically all by myself when I was 10 it was the best experience but I don't know your riding hope I could help
14 years old is quite young to get a young ester as they take a lot of time while your also in full time education and also they are very dangerous green/young horses don't work with green/young riders it's not a good mix.
depends on what you know. i personally will never support "equestrians" that go out & buy made horses just so they can show high levels. that doesnt make you a good rider, it only makes you worse.
If you know what you are doing with training a cheap horse I say go for it girl! Snowman was a cheap horse but harry trained him and he was a winner! Maybe you will have some luck too