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    05-06-2012, 07:24 PM
Loping. where should i start out?

I have a horse that has not been trained to slow down his lope for WP. Should I start out by loping him in a corral or is an open arena ok? This is a simple question. Just wondering!
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    05-06-2012, 07:27 PM
I am not much for using a roundpen for a secure, rideable horse. I would use the arena.
    05-06-2012, 07:39 PM
I also vote arena, a roundpen has it's place but it can be easier for a horse to lope a larger circle in an arena.
    05-06-2012, 08:00 PM
Open arena. You're going to need the straight sides when you two-track.

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