Funny thing:

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding

Funny thing:

This is a discussion on Funny thing: within the Horse Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    01-16-2010, 03:17 PM
Super Moderator
Funny thing:

I wasn't exactly sure where to post this and here seems like the best place so sorry if it seems totally out of place...

On Thursday I was riding Lacey and I decided to see how slow and how fast I could make her walk without breaking the gait. I know she can do that really well at the trot and I was bored so I figured it might be fun.

It was crazy. I got her walking so slowly that a WP horse would be jealous. And then I got her to walk so fast that it was almost like we were trotting fast, only walking. To give you an idea, the slow walk and the fast walk were as different speed wise as the walk and a canter. I was really surprised at how easily she figured out exactly what I was asking and how happy she was to try. It was really cool. I was also having her go from a fast walk straight to a slow walk and back again.

I find it funny how there are so many things that I'm hesitant to try with her because I'm worried she might have a negative reaction and then I try them and she all "Look Mom! I did it! Be proud of me!" and she shows me that I shouldn't ever not try something with her. I think sometimes that she has expectations for her own limits, in a horsey sorta way, and that she gets proud when she surpasses those limits too, yknow?

I really like her.

This will come in handy on our road rides for sure!
Sponsored Links
    01-17-2010, 07:28 PM
That's great to hear. She sounds like she just wants to please. It's amazing what they'll do for us if we just ask.
    01-17-2010, 07:44 PM
That's great! I have a feeling if I tried that with my girl Missy we would have a lot of trotting and not enough walking. Lol

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

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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


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
Is this a bad thing? Skippy! Horse Breeding 11 09-18-2009 09:03 AM
I can say one thing : Goosen Dressage 5 07-21-2009 09:55 PM
Are we doing the right thing??? elkiebean Horse Health 5 07-20-2009 05:41 PM
The best thing ever!! Gingerrrrr Horse Talk 10 10-16-2008 11:41 AM
Im Doing The Right Thing Right? Barrel Racing Lette Horses for Sale 8 04-21-2007 03:41 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:32 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0