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post #1 of 25 Old 04-19-2008, 03:43 PM Thread Starter
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What type of riding is your horse better at?

What discipline, western or English, is your horse more suited for?
Mine is western, because he does barrels.

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post #2 of 25 Old 04-19-2008, 05:31 PM
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I started Lexi out Western, but then when I switched to English I find she does really good with jumping. Although she loves barrels! I do them with her once in awhile, bareback.
She is really good bareback.

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post #3 of 25 Old 04-19-2008, 05:46 PM
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Solomon is best suited bareback... which isn't really a dicicpline.
Stretch is a great Western Pleasure horse.
Dixie is an awesome Jumper.
Rocket is amazing for barrels.

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Chance is definitely english a good hunter jumper as well!
But eventually were going to start going bareback!
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My horses best discipline? Well, this...

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post #6 of 25 Old 04-19-2008, 08:04 PM
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Gingers good at Dressage and hunters/jumpers
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post #7 of 25 Old 04-19-2008, 08:05 PM
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^^^ Hahaha Best kind of riding
Mine is a superb trail horse. She's a been there, done that, not scared of anything horse. We rode out today, just me and Vida. A deer jumped up right in front of us and she just kinda twitched a little. She's such a good girl
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post #8 of 25 Old 04-20-2008, 07:22 AM
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Up until Doc was twenty five (last year) I rode him western because when I got him all I had was a western saddle and last year I started english lessons and I liked them so I think it was this month on the 6th or something when I got my english saddle and he does so much better! Before I had to jump in a western so I wasn't able to move to any high jumps because of the saddle and now he jumps higher every time I ride him. He really is an old horse so I think the lighter saddle has been good for him. ( and it doesn't hurt me as much as the western) Anyway as far as his dicipline goes we do jumping and some trail riding.

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I think Maia could go either way, but I only own English stuff, so that's that!


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post #10 of 25 Old 04-20-2008, 09:43 PM
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JDI I love your new Avatar! That is great!

My horses are all westren horses, however I think North would make a nice english horse. Bu I know nothing about it
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