Originally Posted by KatrinaB
Nice natured quarter-horse. Have had her six weeks. Don't know *much* history, but she is good to ride, generally. I have switched her from Western to English (I'm a Brit). .
If she was trained western then she may be a "smootch" horse.
So many (esp western) do a "kiss' or "smootch" or "cluck" (sounds like a barn when they ride...lol) that this could be the case.
I have always scratched my head when this is done to lope the horse and wonder.....does a double smootch mean left and a single smooth mean right lead?