It is always an exciting experience to be able to enjoy a horse ride. This is really escalated when one can also be a horse rider and a horse owner. Being an owner has some great benefits but also comes with a lot of extra responsibilities.
It is not unusual for a first time horse rider to enjoy the experience so much that upon the completion of their ride they want to buy a horse of their own. This is nothing something that should be done without a great deal of thought.
If one does not have the environment to be able to house the horse it means having to board it. This can mean having to travel a distance in order to ride the horse. After awhile many people in this situation soon become bored with this.
Then there are the costs involved with horse ownership no matter whether boarding fees have to be taken on or not.
After carefully considering all of this then if one still feels they would be a good horse owner the journey begins for purchasing the best horse for the individual. Which one will depend on its use.