English/Western Pleasure
   

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding

English/Western Pleasure

This is a discussion on English/Western Pleasure within the English Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • Western pleasure to dressage

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    01-27-2009, 06:47 PM
  #1
Weanling
Smile English/Western Pleasure

Hello...

Can a paint horse that's trained to do english/western pleasure do dressage? Do you think it would look silly?

My new horse does pleasure and theres a dressage show coming up in may and think that it would look silly for my horse do that. I might ride someone else who can frame up really nice and move forword more.

What do you think?
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    01-27-2009, 07:31 PM
  #2
Green Broke
If you can get her to frame up I think it would be fine. I don't ride dressage though, I am going to event this year.
     
    01-27-2009, 07:50 PM
  #3
Super Moderator
Any horse can be trained in dressage but not every horse can be competitive in dressage. If your horse is already doing HUS and WP then I'd say it's probably talented enough to take on the challenge. As for paints in the dressage arena, I'm not a dressage person so I don't know if there is a bias against them or not but a friend of mine competes in dressage (I don't know what level) but she has a few paints and seems to do well on them...
     
    01-27-2009, 09:07 PM
  #4
Green Broke
Unlike hunter judges, dressage judges seem to be unbias, but they can be MEAN sometimes, just downright rude.
     
    01-28-2009, 10:10 AM
  #5
Weanling
Whatever you decide, just try and have fun.
     
    01-28-2009, 06:07 PM
  #6
Weanling
Thank you eveyone for your comments. :o)
     
    01-30-2009, 07:59 PM
  #7
Weanling
I would think it wouldnt be a problem. I know a lady that showed HUS at the AQHA shows and now she's doing dressage with the same horse.
     
    02-01-2009, 05:37 PM
  #8
Weanling
Oh okay.. Thanks.
     

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Western Pleasure?? Harlee rides horses Horse Training 49 01-10-2009 11:50 AM
Western Pleasure girl_on_black_pony Western Riding 0 08-09-2008 05:48 PM
Western/English Pleasure Headsets AQHA_MHonora_Pleasure Horse Training 17 07-16-2008 12:52 PM
English Pleasure taybug Horse Shows 3 08-03-2007 10:48 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:42 PM.


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