Khlassi being 'downhill' is probably why he was never taught to collect. He has always been really heavy in the forehand. I started riding him when he was 17 and he had never learned to collect himself.(my mom bought him when he was 6 and broke him to ride with no problem. My sister finished him and did a horrible job. I fixed him best I could.)
I tried for a couple of years but their was absolutly no improvement. Now tht he is 23, I believe he has earned his right to be strung out.
he never has been interesred in showing or any of the froo froo stuff. He's a trail horse tru and thru.
I figured its not a big deal now.