Originally Posted by MudPaint
If you're not going for show, you can easily send a gaited horse to an all around trainer. Just to put miles on the horse and make them a quiet ride, anyone with knowledge and a following seat can do that.
Concur. When getting a horse under saddle "a horse is a horse is a horse."
When dealing with any
it's imperative that your agreement set out what
the trainer is going to do with the horse. A clear goal, or set of goals, puts both parties "on the same page" and prevents misunderstandings.