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        01-25-2010, 10:59 PM
    Originally Posted by wild_spot    
    Get your finger in every pie you can possibly reach. It will do nothing but good for both your riding and your horse.

    I regularly compete in:

    ASH shows
    ASH Challenges
    Mounted Games

    And I also do, just for fun and general riding:

    Trail riding
    PC rally days

    Seriously, there is really no drawback, it will make your riding life much more fun, and will make for a more well-rounded horse and rider.

    I agree Wild Spot.

    I think having a solid basis in one discipline and trying out others is an interesting way to go.

    I actually started out as a jumper. Switched entirely to dressage but then also dabbled in western games and pleasure, driving and hunter.

    If you get the right horse you can do this easily, with a more set horse, no not so easily.

    Personally to me it really matters how versitile your horse is that will allow you to explore other disciplines.
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        01-26-2010, 04:43 PM
    If you don't like the discipline, switch.
    If you like it but want to branch out, do so.

    Easier to stick with one, but it can be highly rewarding to take on more.

    I compete all year round in the following:
    English -
    Hunter Jumper

    Western -
    Team Penning

    Granted I can't dedicate everything I would like to, but its something I enjoy and I love to be busy every weekend every month all year round. And I have the opportunity to do it so I figure I should do it before I am off to college with less time to dedicate.
        01-26-2010, 05:01 PM
    I did dressage, endurance, team penning and ranch rodeos at the same time. I did ride two different horses. Same horse though did penning and LD rides.

    And no matter what ALL of my horses hit the trail for some mental relaxation.
        01-29-2010, 08:54 PM
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