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    04-06-2012, 06:38 PM
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Foal
Talking What discipline do you ride your Arabian?

What is your favorite type of riding to do on your Arabian? You can see Arabs shown in reigning, barrels, western pleasure, huntseat, arabian racing, ect. . I have a 17 year old Arab who I ride dressage he has done jumps when we first got him years ago but was inconsistent on refusing and going over the jumps I think due to his old owner not treating him right. He also fits in better in dressage compared to huntseat. What discipline(s) do you ride your Arabian?
     
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    04-06-2012, 07:08 PM
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Trained
Most of mine are just trail ponies right now. Never had much interest to show, but think I might now. My stallion is a muli-regional Halter Champ and he's going for WP training this fall, with maybe Reining training after.
My one gelding was supposed to go WP, but didn't like it. Started showing great potential in Reining, but Cutting was his main love. Unfortantely, places changed and I haven't followed with it.
My colt coming up from Cali in a few weeks with also hit the WP ring, but he's got amazing potential as a Reiner which is where I expect he will shine when he is physically capable of holding up to the training.
I think in the mean time I might show him in Halter and Sport Horse just for sh*ts and giggles.
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    04-06-2012, 07:56 PM
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Trained
I'm trying to turn my spooky mare into a reliable trail horse. She's a hyper-alert mare who validates the stereotypes of Arabian mares, so turning her into a horse that can go thru washes, pick her way between cactus and make her way up and down steep hills by herself will take a LOT of work - all mental. But if she can learn the confidence and trust to handle trail riding, she'll also be a much nicer horse to ride in an arena.

In the process, I should learn a lot about what makes her tick, and gain a horse who works with me rather than for me. She has a lot of endurance and a ground-eating stride. If she can get past her fears, she'd be a great horse for covering ground.
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    04-06-2012, 08:00 PM
  #4
Yearling
I am hoping to do Jumping, a little dressage and endurance trials with my arabian!
We have just started but I know see what everyone means when they say arabians are really smart and willing to do it all!
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    04-06-2012, 08:06 PM
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Started
Let's see... WP, hunter, trail and recently got into dressage. Hope to start a little jumping. My gelding seems to like it, but my mare really hates it! But she's fixin' to foal, so she's exempt.
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    04-06-2012, 08:51 PM
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Foal
My part Arab was purchased with intentions to make him an all around awesome horse. He's two years May 15th and so intelligent. His movement is telling me he should be a dressage horse but I don't do dressage. Not because I don't want to though. He's still too physically imature to break out this summer, but mentally he is eons ahead of two of our older horses.

I'm going to break him with my western stuff but, in a couple years I plan on being able to go ahead and start taking some beginner dressage lessons :)

I do WSCA games but I don't think his body with withstand that over a period of many years as my QH will and I don't want to be responsible for permanently crippling him down the road.
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    04-06-2012, 08:54 PM
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Green Broke
I ride my boy western in gymkhana and in training currently for barrels but we also mess with endurance and regular trail :)
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    04-06-2012, 09:00 PM
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Weanling
Endurance!!
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    04-06-2012, 09:24 PM
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Foal
I love the many different styles of riding that are possible with Arabians! Does anyone show or plan to show in the AHA arabian horse shows?
     
    04-06-2012, 11:32 PM
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Started
I do, mary liz. We're going to try him with amateur junior horse. He's a hunter mover, which is perfect for me. If that doesn't work out, he should make a very god endurance horse. He's only 3 - well, technically 4 as of jan 1, lol.
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