I’m not exactly sure how these came about. I remember the original idea was for the kids (8, 8 and 10) to pool their $$ and buy a small ATV, because I don’t allow anyone under 12 to drive the big one. Then there was some research into the price of that, then a discussion of how much they would argue over who got to drive it. Their older brother got involved. I consulted a friend with a somewhat different kind of country house than ours, (pizza ovens and lakes, not
Horses and ponds) and he suggested these things. We might have been drinking just a little….
Anyway, the upshot was that the three younger kids gave me all of their savings, and their brother part of his, in exchange for a cheap youth atv (still to come) and … These:
It seemed like a good idea at the time.