Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 09-13-2009, 06:42 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: oklahoma-texas borderline
Posts: 111
• Horses: 2
Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ok I am getting a horse and want to know what is the best breed for drill team so I need you to answer this

1. What breed
2.what size
3. Anything else I need to know
Horse is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 09-13-2009, 06:50 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 340
• Horses: 1
Um.... well only thing I gotta say is...

Any horse is good for drill team (I wouldn't pick a hot blooded one though... like arabian or thoroughbred. Sometimes drill is too much for their head).
RedRoan is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 09-13-2009, 06:51 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Missoula, MT
Posts: 6,594
• Horses: 1
I use a quarter horse for drill, but any breed will work. You want a fairly average sized horse (no ponies and I usually not taller than 17hh) Most of the horses on my team are around 15.3/16hh

You want a sound, broke horse. He should be able to extend and collect/be easy to rate. He shouldnt have a problem being close to other horses and being bumped into. Should be able to move laterally as well.
You don't want a hot horse or one that is going to think every little thing is going to eat him. The easier they adapt to new surroundings, the better but I think part of that comes from your bond with the horse.
Spastic_Dove is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 09-13-2009, 06:53 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: United States,baby!
Posts: 1,390
• Horses: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by RedRoan View Post
Um.... well only thing I gotta say is...

Any horse is good for drill team (I wouldn't pick a hot blooded one though... like arabian or thoroughbred. Sometimes drill is too much for their head).
I would agree, probably a quarterhorse or paint, appaloosas work......pretty much anything.......except a most arabians, though I do know some calm drill team ones, but that's rare.
thunderhooves is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









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.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome