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post #1 of 26 Old 03-09-2008, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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Which should i do ENGLISH or WESTERN ?

What should i do:S if i was to get a lessons i would want to learn more about western but i really wanna try out english lol. but I have ridden English but its not that easy. So if anyone one has any idea in what i should do please let me know and let me know on ur experiances with wester and english :)
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post #2 of 26 Old 03-09-2008, 09:21 PM
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For me I enjoy Western, so obviously i would recommend you take lessons in Western. It really boils down to what you want to do, if you would like English style then go for it..

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post #3 of 26 Old 03-09-2008, 09:33 PM
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I started out riding Western; then I switched to English. :) I like English more...but that's just me. :)
It's really a personal preference. If you wanna try English, try it!

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post #4 of 26 Old 03-09-2008, 10:09 PM
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Do you know what specific discipline you'd like to try the most? Barrels, reining, dressage, jumping.... are you interested in showing or would you rather just trail ride? There are huge advantages to both and really just a personal preference!
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Since you don't know, do whatever your horse has most potential in.

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post #6 of 26 Old 03-09-2008, 11:17 PM
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I have a feeling I'm going to get scorned for this, but I found that English riders could adapt more easily to western than western riders trying to adapt to English. Dunno if this makes a difference to you or not.

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post #7 of 26 Old 03-10-2008, 12:13 AM
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^ LIES ALL LIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol just jokin, but i dunno.. I might try English eventually but for now I like WESTERN!

But ya it comes down to personal preference, and if it turns out you like WESTERN better then go with WESTERN, but if you dont then you can do the other one

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post #8 of 26 Old 03-10-2008, 12:16 AM
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I currently ride Western. I have decided to take up English and if that goes well I will continue to ride both. I like them both but for equally different reasons. I don't know what I would recommend.

BOTH! lol

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post #9 of 26 Old 03-10-2008, 01:57 AM
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Whatever you feel like you wanna do. I guess it also kinda depends on what horse you have. If you have a nice relaxed horse, prolly western. If you have a great preformer, English. But, it doesn't really matter. Any horse, of any breed can do either.

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post #10 of 26 Old 03-10-2008, 08:59 AM
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Do both. Great learning experince. Awesome for balance.
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