Hey all, got me a quarter horse! He's calm, gentle! Was having a time loping, wanted to come out of the saddle, I've read about relaxing....and that helped that problem, but now, my lower back is sore. Could it be that I'm not use to quarter horses? I'm use to gaited horses, this is my first quarter horse. Do I have to just get use to it? I love to trot and lope, but my lower back hurts, should I take some time off riding? Please help, this is a dream come true for me to have a quarter horse.