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View Poll Results: Favorite Gait
Walk 2 13.33%
Trot 3 20.00%
Canter 8 53.33%
Gallop 2 13.33%
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post #1 of 8 Old 06-30-2012, 08:57 PM Thread Starter
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Favorite Gait Poll

Of the four basic gaits, tell which is your favorite to ride and why.
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post #2 of 8 Old 06-30-2012, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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I think the trot is the most useful gait, and really great if you get a good, quality trot, but a nice deep canter is fun too.
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post #3 of 8 Old 06-30-2012, 09:02 PM
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I like to gallop, because it feels so good! Also, it's not something I do every time I ride, so it's special.

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gallop cause its special. It really does feel like flying, and since I can only do it on occaision its like a treat!
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post #5 of 8 Old 06-30-2012, 09:09 PM
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I love a good rolling canter. I could ride it all day.

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post #6 of 8 Old 07-01-2012, 12:22 AM
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I love trotting. I find that once I can get something in trot, I can figure get it at the other gaits too. It's by far the easiest to work with for me. I also feel totally pro when I get a good sitting trot happening.

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post #7 of 8 Old 07-01-2012, 12:33 AM
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I love Aires' trot. Don't have to post it because it's so smooth. Half the time you don't even know he's trotting.

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post #8 of 8 Old 07-01-2012, 12:47 AM
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I love a smooth rolling canter.

Though I think the gaited horse breeds will feel left out. Should have had another option for other gaits so the gaited horse people could chime in.

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