Originally Posted by Stan
I will have to read this one a few times to figure out what you are all talking about. It walks, it trots, it canters, and it gallops. To me they are the natural movements of the horse. But I will keep an open mind and read some more.
Define "natural." You'll never see a foal doing piaffe in the pasture, but you will see a gaited foal doing its gait. (Note that piaffe is not just trotting in place).