So, my guy and I were at a horse expo this past weekend. We are both soldiers and both are very gun-savvy (I'm an Army trained weapons expert). I have 25 years (ahem... I don't feel that old!!!) and he is just learning to ride, but picking it up very quickly. As you can tell by my name, I'm partial to "high steppers"... and by that I mean Walkers and Saddlebreds, mostly. Right now we have a total of 5 TWHs on our family land.. one is mine, the rest belong to 2 people outside the family, but we have blanket permission to ride them. That being said, I am looking for a horse for him and my kids both. I think my TWH mare would do fine with this sport in the lower levels.. and I was looking for them a TWH as well, but I'm starting to wonder if I should break down and buy them a QH or Paint. We both went through a clinic and very much enjoyed the sport and wish to get started. My mare is very spirited, but minds well
She will love to run through the course. Not sure about what to get for them now. I've been so resistant to getting a QH just b/c it's not my style. But, I'm not sure a more subdued and older TWH will get them very far in the sport. What do you ride?