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    04-24-2009, 04:04 PM
  #1
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The troke.

Has anyone ever heard of a troke? My horse Does it and it is soooo smoth. The horse canters with its front feet and trots with its back feet.
     
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    04-24-2009, 04:13 PM
  #2
Trained
Fourbeating?
     
    04-24-2009, 11:33 PM
  #3
Started
Are you sure that's what it's called? I googled it and found nothing...

Cantering in front and trotting behind sounds like a WP lope to me.
     
    04-25-2009, 12:40 AM
  #4
Trained
I tried googling as well and couldn't find anything. Definitely sounds like an incorrect WP lope
     
    04-25-2009, 12:55 AM
  #5
Banned
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Originally Posted by Spastic_Dove    
I tried googling as well and couldn't find anything. Definitely sounds like an incorrect WP lope

Either the OP is referring to a Tolt or the old (hopefull old) version of the Western pleasure lope but has shown up in the English canter where the impulsion is lost and the horse cannot maintain a true canter/lope in the rear.
     
    04-25-2009, 02:10 PM
  #6
Trained
I get what I called a prot or a panter -- pace with either trot or canter and I *HATE* both. I have never felt anything smooth that is half of one gait and half of another.
     
    04-26-2009, 09:11 AM
  #7
Banned
I was told that it was just another name for a WP lope, so instead of calling it a WP lope I just call it a Troke.
     
    04-26-2009, 10:01 AM
  #8
Started
I've heard it called a trope (trot+lope)... do you think you could have misheard it?
     
    04-26-2009, 10:06 AM
  #9
Trained
I find it very uncomfortable to ride not to mention ugly.
It's generally frowned down on too since it is incorrect.

Im sad. I thought you found some magical gain :P
Only ever gaited I've ever rode was a pacer. Ouch.
     
    04-26-2009, 03:01 PM
  #10
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CloudsMistique~ I think I did mishear it, now that I think of it, it is called a trope:)
     

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