Trotting and cantering critique
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Conformation Critique

Trotting and cantering critique

This is a discussion on Trotting and cantering critique within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Critique cantering
  • Trotting conformation

Like Tree2Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    08-03-2012, 06:54 PM
  #1
Started
Trotting and cantering critique

I was hoping you could critique my horse's trot and canter from what you can see here. He's an 8 year old Quarter horse. Excuse the knocking the jumps. :)
Thanks!

View My Video
View My Video
View My Video
View My Video
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    08-04-2012, 11:19 AM
  #2
Started
The first two are trotting, the third one's trotting and cantering, and the last is cantering.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    08-05-2012, 10:35 AM
  #3
Green Broke
First of all, you not lunging him correctly. Your set up of a line to the halter is really not able to teach im anything at all. He is on his forehand and hitting the pole with his hind feet as a result. The line to the halter usually has a horse moving exactly like this.

A horse lunging should have a snaffle bridle on with the line running from your hand, through the near halter ring, over the horse's head behind the ears and snap to the opposist halter ring. A lunging cavesson is better with its single hook up for the line in the center of the horse's nose!

Due to the lunging set up he is moving short and is not suing himself at all, so there is no way to properly judge how he goes.

Lunging a horse is an art. It can be very useful (ask the Spanish Riding School in Vienna!). It is way more than hooking a line to the horse and driving him in a cricle.

He looks a pretty Quarterhorse and I am sorry but that is all I can tell you.
     
    08-05-2012, 11:55 AM
  #4
Started
I know it's not correct, but it works. :)
     
    08-05-2012, 12:23 PM
  #5
Foal
How is he with collecting? Even though he is on the forehead he looks to be a very nice and cute horse! If you wanted to get a better frame(I don't know what he's like while you're riding him, but this works for my horse) you could put the saddle on him while you're lunging him and make him round his neck. This will improve his ability to collect and give him the right muscling on his neck. Yes lungeing is important, but it shouldn't ever be the only thing used to trained.
     
    08-05-2012, 06:23 PM
  #6
Green Broke
Quote:
Originally Posted by howrsegirl123    
I know it's not correct, but it works. :)
Ummm... No... it's not.
That was the point in my saying what I did.

I most respectfully ask you to please re-read my post..
     
    08-05-2012, 06:41 PM
  #7
Started
Yes I understand what you're saying, but it already happened. I'll do better next time.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    08-05-2012, 06:46 PM
  #8
Started
He looks like a nice, sweet horse. His movement or way of going looks more like a western pleasure horse, he really doesn't move in an english type frame. He should do very well showing western pleasure or trail and could jump a few small jumps.
     
    08-06-2012, 02:22 PM
  #9
Started
Quote:
I know it's not correct, but it works. :)
I know its not correct, but it works... does not go hand and hand. Don't take short cuts when it comes to horses. If you know its not correct why don't you do it the right way?

Why is it that you don't take advice from anyone but ask all these quesions? I just stumbled over your thread about bits and how a 5 inch curb didnt fit but a 5 inch snaffle did. If people are telling you something is wrong its usually not to make you feel bad or pick on you. Its to help you and the horse. I would taking peoples posts with a little more open mind..
     
    08-06-2012, 03:08 PM
  #10
Weanling
I agree with some of the above posts, he is a good western horse, I could not personally see him doing english.

Also, if you want him to actually go over the pole without touching it/knocking it over, you need to get him to move out, and not a jog. He is not able to get over it because he is not lifting himself.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
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:

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.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
very high headset when trotting and cantering? eventerwannabe Horse Training 12 08-12-2012 01:31 AM
Keeping your foot from sliding in the stirrup while trotting/cantering?? brttnybluev English Riding 15 04-21-2012 01:01 AM
Trotting and cantering downhill? manca Horse Riding 10 06-30-2011 11:23 AM
trouble with trotting and cantering noogie the pony English Riding 7 10-21-2010 12:50 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0