After waiting and waiting all day (due to hanging out with a friend and then the patching taking forever) I GOT MY VERY OWN FOREVER MOUNT!
By the way, all of them go the same speed, but the brooms are the cheapest. The animals are more expensive just because of the novelty of them being... well... animals :P If you're thrifty like me and you don't mind the cliche of a witch on a broomstick, I highly suggest buying one!
Downside: hate to say it because I don't like to complain when everything's pretty much perfect, BUT... all the people riding around on their mounts makes my eyes go crazy! Everyone whizzes past so quickly it always catches my attention and confuses me. Also, the sounds of people mounting/dismounting gets pretty annoying after a while. Other than that, it's good!
I think I will take a tour around the spiral on my new ride, tomorrow :D