Breeding: Gaited to Non-Gaited - Page 7

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Breeds > Gaited Horses

Breeding: Gaited to Non-Gaited

This is a discussion on Breeding: Gaited to Non-Gaited within the Gaited Horses forums, part of the Horse Breeds category
  • What are the chances of getting gaited breeding gaited to non gaited

Like Tree23Likes

LinkBack Thread Tools
    07-03-2012, 02:02 PM
This is what you said:

"willingness to put down breeding failures"

Perhaps it was misinterpreted by me and some others, but it looked like you were advocating euthanasia for foals that might just not have a perfect gait or make a perfect halter horse.

As far as breeding, it would be stupid to breed a bunch of random mares thinking that you were going to make a profit. On the other hand, many families choose to breed their own family horse just for the sake of getting a good saddle horse. In this case, they plan to keep the foal. Why should anybody moralize on them for this?

There are many unwanted horses. If they were trained to ride, chances are, people would want them. Bad behavior is most likely the reason that so many horses are rejected. Bad behavior is the direct result of poor training or a lack of training. To breed animals and not provide them with the training that they need to be good citizens is wrong.
Corporal and dbarabians like this.
Sponsored Links
    07-06-2012, 11:37 AM
It's a crap shoot really. One lady who boards at our barn has a pony that walks, but they use her for jumping etc and have taught her to trot.

It's hard enough these days to get a gaited horse when you breed gaited to gaited -breeding two completely different types of conformations there is a pretty small chance to get something coming out walking. That being said, you could definitely get a great temperament. :)
    07-06-2012, 02:01 PM
Call me crazy but I do like to see a racking mule..
Celeste likes this.

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

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


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
Non-Gaited TWH??? TraceyAnn Gaited Horses 4 04-21-2012 03:01 PM
Question :) Gaited horse saddles and non gaited horse saddles. Travellersmom88 Horse Riding Critique 6 07-24-2011 11:40 PM
Gaited vs. non-gaited? horseluver250 Horse Breeds 2 06-15-2010 05:27 PM
Gaited maybe? Wallaby Gaited Horses 3 07-15-2009 07:01 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0