It is possible to not loose money on this hobby. It looks like our hobby turned business will turn a profit this year (we won't get rich).
Congratulations. I know that's a big accomplishment. My trainer teaches for the sole purpose of breaking even on her rent and feed costs, and struggles to break even with the cost of hay rising like it is.
Being that I live in the city, and drive 90 minutes one-way for a lesson, I don't see myself breaking even any time soon.
A good friend now has a nice property and 15 head of really nice Barb/Dorper crosses that I can work whenever I want for free, but she is 3 hours (and half a tank of gas) away.
Samantha (the poster)
Tim, spouse and driver of the Corgi-Bus
Diva and Dexter - Pembroke Welsh Corgis
Gone but never forgotten -