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post #11 of 13 Old 03-03-2014, 07:30 AM
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Please tell me this, a 3 year old racks/not speed racking, deep reach behind with natural animation in front. If you slow them down a bit, is a running walk feasible? This is not a show horse.
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post #12 of 13 Old 03-03-2014, 09:58 PM
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Not sure if you would call that a true running walk but probably a good flat walk. My OTSTB has a walk that keeps up with the Walkers we ride with but he doesn't have a deep head nod just a light nod to counter balance and his over reach is not as deep as the Walkers.
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post #13 of 13 Old 03-04-2014, 12:40 AM
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Don't judge the racking horses by the Undertaker. His gait is the results of being taught to gait the hard way, and is now lame and unusable. He DOES NOT HAVE the genes I'd want in a racking horse.

Your are right about what they are calling a rack in the first video. That's not a rack. It's broken gait. If one of my horses did that they'd go to the glue factory. Here's a racking horse.


The Original EZD Falcon Rowdy Horse,racking horse - YouTube

Now for any of you good with video captures and timing, the distance between those posts is 10 ft. If you do you math, you'll find
Just have to jump in here to say what a beast Falcon Rowdy was. Amazing little horse
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