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        11-08-2011, 05:13 PM
      #41
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    Green Broke
    It was great reading all the posts on this thread. It just goes to show you that all horse breeds have their own talents - some are unique and some aren't. My riding buddy's TW gelding has a wonderful canter and he can fly like the wind in his paddock - he is a short stocky built little fellow that I originally thought was a QH!!

    The group I ride with has a diverse amount of breeds - Rocky Mountain, (who we all envy and would scoop up "Dan" in a flash!!!) Spotted Mountain, Tennessee Walker, Arabians, Quarab, QH, Paints, Morgan/Friesan cross, and good ole grade horses. I love getting behind the Rocky Mountain - I put Biscuit in his jog and away we go.

    I am very interested in getting into endurance riding and my chunky QH is being conditioned for it right now. QH are tough as nuts if conditioned and Biscuit can go and go and go at a jog for hours and hours without becoming winded. But there may come a time that I will switch to an Arabian in the future.

    As for "fancy" that tag goes to my husband's sassy Quarter Horse. Sarge always has his head on the vertical, tucked up and collected and prancing as he goes. LOL I think he is channeling a distant Saddlebred ancestor!! Everyone points out our "fancy" fellow!!
         
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        11-08-2011, 05:18 PM
      #42
    Green Broke
    What stereotype?!?
    After a whole day of sitting/posting a trot and working your abs to death ANYBODY would switch to gaited in a heartbeat, if they ever rode one. They were bred for comfort, especially my KMHSA mare. You can't even feel her transitions.
         
        11-09-2011, 08:56 PM
      #43
    Foal
    I have a Missouri Fox Trotter and an Arab. I get more grief about my Arab. How they don't like Arabs. Arabs are crazy. Then with the gaited horse its too hard to keep them in their gait and they can't canter.

    My Foxtrotter has a lovely canter and is very gaited. My Arab can outwalk most gaited horses. Although he can flat walk and single foots sometimes.

    I luv them both!

    Saw a funny saying I thought was cute.

    "Friends don't let friends ride trot"
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        11-10-2011, 01:40 PM
      #44
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by lifesabeach    
    "Friends don't let friends ride trot"
    ROFL!
    Au contrare, lifesabeach, the TWH's, TWH crosses and my 2 KMHSA's have prefered to gait (running walk or amble) much more than walk or canter. It's as if that's what they live for. =b
         

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