Originally Posted by toosexy4myspotz
We have a couple gaited horses who pace and neither of them are uncomfortable to ride at all. Some horses have a smooth pace while others do not.
Then they are not doing a pace. Maybe a stepping pace which is ok.
A true pace is when both feet on the same side hit the ground at the same time which is very jarring.
Stepping pacing has that split second between foot falls which breaks up the hard pace.