Originally Posted by PerchiesKisses
So glad to hear about your awesome OTTB. And don't worry about the trotting when everyone else is cantering... he'll get it. My guy used to have the same issues - and he STILL hates being behind other horses (even after 2 years off the track). But eventually we learned to canter so slow that sometimes the horse behind has trouble even getting into a trot, never mind a canter. Maybe it's a mean streak I have - but once he learns THAT trick you can really have some fun with other riders
ha ha! I don't mind the trot, but **** it was sore! I felt like I had been punched in the kidneys the next day from the bouncing!
He is generally very smooth and collected though, I know in time he will learn. I normally hack him out alone so he needs to learn how to be in the group!
Personally I like a horse that leads