Hunter vs. dressage? - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 11-06-2009, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
Banned
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 249
• Horses: 0
Hunter vs. dressage?

I'm trying to decide what discipline I want to do. I really like hunter and dressage. What do you guys prefer?
Annaland13 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 11-06-2009, 04:40 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: SF YAY Area
Posts: 361
• Horses: 1
I rode Dressage for 2 years when I was 11 and moved on to learn to Jump because doing Show Jumping was what I wanted to do. I realized in the end that I loved Equitation and Hunters more then Jumpers. I still compete Jumpers sometimes but I'm defi eyeing those Hunter Derby's.

You really just need to go and take lessons and figure it out for yourself.
Void is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 11-06-2009, 04:44 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: SouthEastern PA
Posts: 1,740
• Horses: 2
they are really different styles. My trainer taught h/j and dressage. She said if you pick one stick with it. I didnt understand till after I rode in my dressage saddle, and took a bunch of dressage lessons. I did a hunter competition and I didnt place too well, because I was so used to riding a dressage seat in my dressage saddle I forgot to sit like a hunter. It takes me a little while to adjust back into my c/c saddle lol.

I prefer CT (combined training) I love eventing, but the xc scares me a little.
sillybunny11486 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 11-06-2009, 10:52 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 3,217
• Horses: 0
A good hunter trainer SHOULD incorporate a lot of dressage into your lessons. The question really is, do you want to jump?
upnover is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A month of dressage training or hunter/jumper training? kerplop Horse Training 13 10-05-2012 01:06 PM
Who here can critique show hunter prospect or dressage heartscontent Horse Riding Critique 4 10-15-2009 03:59 PM
5 y/o TB mare- trained in Dressage, Hunter/Jumper potential! KatieStanley Horses for Sale 1 04-10-2009 01:57 PM
More Newb questions. Jumping? Hunter? Dressage? Ruby Tuesday Horse Training 9 01-23-2009 07:35 PM
16.2 Warmblood Cross Hunter/Jumper/Dressage Prospect sophie76 Horses for Sale 1 01-06-2009 01:09 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome