hi everyone... So I am feeling very conflicted about whether or not I should buy my own horse right now. I have been riding on and off since I was 10 (I’m 20 now). I had my own horse for about 4 1/2 - 5ish years and, heartbreakingly, had to sell him because I was going to college in the city and couldn’t bring him with me. It was truly my biggest regret but he is in a good home now and is very happy. I am now commuting to school and getting back into riding after a 3 year break. I plan on eventing at a low level this summer and have been looking at horses which I think might suit me. I am only so hesitant to buy because I am still getting back in the saddle so to speak. I know how to care for a horse and the costs and time commitment involved but I feel like because my riding level isn’t what it used to be that I should wait. However, I really think bonding with a horse and getting to know him/her and having a true partner for eventing will be the best option. I can w/t/c at nearly the same level as before and I’m starting over little cross rails again and regaining my balance over jumps (I used to jump up to 3’) I would ride him/her 3 days a week during the school year and more over breaks. I found 3 horses which may be the perfect fit, quiet, gentle, able to adjust to rider’s level, etc. Basically should I let my riding level determine whether or not I get a horse again?