Horses: Vow of Poverty or Stupidity? February 22 2010, 0 Comments
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been part of several conversations that reminded me of the inherent dangers of our sport. It’s not the physical danger; it’s the threat of complete financial ruin. Read the rest of this story on Chronicle of the Horse.
Admit it, you know what I’m talking about. Here’s a link to a recent COTH forum thread written by a woman who is currently hiding $9,000 in credit card debt from her spouse called “Can you truly afford horses?” The 188 responses range from sympathetic to downright scathing and rude. There’s even a spinoff thread that questions whether any horse expense should take precedence over debt repayment, which merited an additional 28 replies.