Cantering on three legs!
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Dressage

Cantering on three legs!

This is a discussion on Cantering on three legs! within the Dressage forums, part of the English Riding category
  • Dressage horse canters on three legs
  • Horse is cantering on three legs

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-28-2010, 02:44 PM
  #1
Foal
Cantering on three legs!


Wow, this horse was trained to canter on three legs. The movement is called the jambette. Has anyone else seen this movement before? It's some old european movement.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    06-28-2010, 02:47 PM
  #2
Weanling
I have never seen that before, neat though.
     
    06-28-2010, 03:14 PM
  #3
Yearling
That is incredible.... I wonder what kind of cues you would use to get that to happen.
     
    06-28-2010, 03:20 PM
  #4
Foal
Thats pretty! I've never seen that before!
     
    06-28-2010, 03:31 PM
  #5
Started
I don't see the beauty nor practicality in a horse lifting a front leg up; feel free to enlighten me, anyone! Now this is practical: You Tube: Another Massage by a Horse Hoof.
     
    06-28-2010, 03:35 PM
  #6
Foal
Not so much pretty as it is interesting haha
     
    06-28-2010, 03:43 PM
  #7
Weanling
Cool. It seems like a move that may be practical in mounted hand to hand combat, back in the day. . .
     
    06-28-2010, 05:07 PM
  #8
Started
I agree with Payette - I can totally see that being a handy skill for your horse to have when your surrounded by your enemy. Just like capriole.
     
    06-28-2010, 05:26 PM
  #9
Showing
Dressage stemmed from military discipline, where a horse had to be trained to keep its rider safe in a number of situations - hence where the levade (raising the rider out of harm's way) and other very Haute Ecole movements came from. Even the basics like side-passing were (and still are) used for "crowd control."
This is something unique that I've never seen before - the horse has to be on the hindquarter for that movement! Thanks for sharing :)
     
    06-28-2010, 06:56 PM
  #10
Started
This is the lifting of a foreleg, like Spanish Walk, except SW alternates the lifting in a necessarily snail's-pace walk. Exactly what is the military/dressage purpose of these, or is there any?
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cantering.... anna13 English Riding 10 09-21-2009 11:34 AM
Cantering free_sprtd Horse Training 2 04-22-2009 10:10 PM
Cantering eqryder92 Horse Training 13 12-27-2008 05:54 PM
help on cantering? clo Horse Training 7 11-27-2007 11:28 PM
CANTERING WranglerBlondie93. Horse Training 5 11-25-2007 07:08 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0