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post #11 of 19 Old 07-30-2011, 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Soberanaforever View Post
Churumbeque: pasos can jump and thats a fact thank you very much. I have a very strong Bond With her and can have only one horse and selling her is NOT an option. But thanks anyways :)

Shinakonga: i Wanted help With deciding. I Wanted to hear others opinions to make it Easier to decide.

Cacowgirl: thank you :) if it were your decision is that what you would do?
Why ask for opinions then and do what you want to do. I don't call jumping a log on the trail jumping. You made it sound like you want to do real jumping and not goofing around
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post #12 of 19 Old 07-31-2011, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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Celeste: thank you!!! I feel more sure now about what i should do

Bubbleslove: thank you so much im going to check out the video right now
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post #13 of 19 Old 07-31-2011, 12:44 PM
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Jumping a log on a trail is real jumping.

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post #14 of 19 Old 07-31-2011, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Celeste View Post
Jumping a log on a trail is real jumping.
No, obviously its pretend jumping. The log isn't actually there.

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post #15 of 19 Old 07-31-2011, 04:45 PM
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Why don't you just do both? I don't see much of the problem here xD My gaited mare can jump, turn barrels and still rack right on down the trail.
Jack of all trades is most often the fun way to go ;)
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post #16 of 19 Old 07-31-2011, 07:25 PM
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Now that you mention it, one of my friends used a racking horse to run barrels. She made a lot of money. He had a hopeless trot, but a nice rack, and he could run barrels well enough to win a lot of local shows.

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post #17 of 19 Old 08-01-2011, 10:59 PM
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I received so much flak when I started jumping my Arab when I was a teenager, but she was awesome and she loved it! Do whatever you and your horse are happy and safe doing. And yes, jumping on a trail is actual jumping. If that's not really jumping then all those people out there who "only" jump like 2' aren't actually jumping! Let's not be jumping snobs and exclude the low jumpers! I don't think that Soberanaforever is trying to jump grand prix! Have fun! Jumping any height is fun!
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post #18 of 19 Old 08-03-2011, 01:09 PM
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With the proper training and not pushing a horse to its limit and knowing when enough is enough then any horse can do anything. Just think of it this way...if i horse were in its "natural habitat" the wild it would be jumping over things. so therefore it can be trained to do things properly even if it is not common for that breed. Just because something is rare or uncommon doesnt meant that is never existed nor doesnt have to exist.
Give it a go!

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post #19 of 19 Old 08-04-2011, 02:53 PM
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i think you should just get a new horse paso finos are naturaly gated and its hard to change
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