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    02-28-2011, 07:56 PM
Will He Work, I need yalls help

This is a video of my new bay gelding 14.3hh 16yrs old. (not me riding previous owner) I wanna use him as a trick riding horse what do yall think,
Do you think he looks and seems good enough to be a trick riding horse he rides really good... tell me what yall think
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    02-28-2011, 07:58 PM
His canter seems smooth, but his trot is rather bumpy. It might be the rider, she was banging on his back quite a bit.
    02-28-2011, 08:25 PM
She wasnt posting I post when I ride she was just trotting
    02-28-2011, 08:28 PM
Originally Posted by Horse    
she wasnt posting I post when I ride she was just trotting
The sitting trot can be sat without all the bouncing on the horse's back. The horse was clearly annoyed with the ears back. Regardless, looks like a nice horse, and if you get along, you'll have to post videos of you guys trick riding
    02-28-2011, 08:32 PM
Green Broke
Well he's certainly very tolerant! Haha
    03-01-2011, 11:00 AM
I honestly think you need to reconsider trying to use your horse as a trick riding mount. I have seen many trick riding exhibitions over the years. Have you had any instruction, lessons or such with a trainer? Do you know what the "Suicide Drag, Statue of Liberty or Roman Riding" are in detail?
    03-01-2011, 09:29 PM
Yes im a trick rider... I do all the tricks Candandy49 I trick ride on a trick riding team and perfrom everywhere
    03-06-2011, 01:28 AM
And there is the liberty stand not statue of liberty
    03-06-2011, 01:35 AM
Originally Posted by eventerdrew    
well he's certainly very tolerant! Haha

Agreed, wow!
    03-06-2011, 01:52 AM
I have no idea what makes a good trick riding horse. That horse strikes me as quite ordinary. Is that a good thing for trick riding?
The rider did not know how to ride well and the horse had a very defensive posture to his back and neck. Judgeing from the shape of the neck, this is a long time habit and will be hard for you to change. However, if you do succeed in getting that horse moving with its' neck down and some engagement of it's hindquarters , you will certainly be doing it a kindness.

(ps I would have chosen the Appalousa)

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