@Peanut Palomino - go meet he horse and keep your guard up. Perhaps the kid isn’t a good rider or blowing things out of proportion?? It is a kid after all........ If you agree with her assessment, then you can decide to decline the job. But at least go in with your eyes wide open. @Alsosusieq2 - at least this means perhaps everything prior to this has been leaving up to whatever is causing the fever?? Fingers crossed things start turning a corner for ya. GOTD for me: I was told repeatedly “I don’t care what the opinion of a 10y/o spoiled beginner is”.......I so so wanted to reply “well you should cause that 10y/o spoiled beginner is your client - and his mom isn’t going to buy him a saddle that he doesn’t like to sit in!” GAH I wanted to throttle her!