saddleseat riding! - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

saddleseat riding!

This is a discussion on saddleseat riding! within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category
  • How is my saddleseat head set
  • Saddleseat equitation quotes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-02-2011, 12:21 PM
  #11
Green Broke
I don't care for riding SS as in showing but I must say that I love Saddlebreds. For all their hype they are kind & brave with good personalities once they settle into their new lives as non-show horses.

Through word of mouth I have had many come to my place for boarding after their show careers were over for a variety of reasons. Some even came still wearing the big show shoes. The main problem I see with many of the show horses is bad feet which doesn't become apparent until the shoes are removed, most have had white line disease of varying severity. Once that problem is cleared up they no longer need shoes & have great feet.

I've found the ASB the easiest horse to go from a show life to trail riding as they love adventure but will still turn it one when we go to smaller shows for fun.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    05-02-2011, 12:25 PM
  #12
Started
Wow, forgive my myriad of typos. I'm using my phone and don't catch them all. I age with how fun they are to trail ride. My friends nsh is so fun and smooth. He does try to prance on his way back to the barn.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    05-02-2011, 02:45 PM
  #13
Foal
Thanks, seamom and saddledragon! I'm at work so can't respond much right now, but SO TRUE about them moving naturally that way.. I've been lunging horses all morning and without anything enhancing their movement. They are some high stepping horses! It's obviously just very well bred into them. I know for a fact that this barn doesn't use chains or super heavy shoes. Some horses have pads on their feet but they're very lightweight.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    05-03-2011, 07:36 AM
  #14
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by SaddleDragon    


This is saddleseat.

Ohhhhhhhhh, that doesn't look natural.....
     
    05-03-2011, 08:09 AM
  #15
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by PintoTess    
Ohhhhhhhhh, that doesn't look natural.....
Its much more natural than one would think. How about this one? This is my mare after a couple years retirement. No shoes, no chains, no strechies etc and a VERY rusty rider. I hadnt ridden in 12 years at the time.
Try to picture her with a real rider and in shape.....
006 (3).jpg
     
    05-03-2011, 08:10 AM
  #16
Weanling
Thats my usernamesake. She would be in the same division as the other asb I posted. They are 3 gaited Show Pleasure horses.
     
    05-03-2011, 08:11 AM
  #17
Trained
I don't know. It does look betetr but uncomfortable. Is it? We don't have SS over here in Australia
     
    05-03-2011, 08:22 AM
  #18
Weanling
It doesnt feel unconfortable to me, but I have always ridden ss horses. The others feel uncomfortable. Its like I am just sticking up out of nowhere with no upright head to counter balance the picture.
Its a personal prefence and ss is waay diffrent. There is no denying that.
I guess I am one of those people that like the rarities in this world. I like all horses, but ( in my eyes) a ss horse is the only one that can make me drop my jaw, everytime. Its fun to just go down the road or down the trails with a proud looking horse. Chardonnay is not the prettiest mare out there, but NO ONE can stop looking at her in awe when she is under saddle, its a rush for me.

Ant to ride it, its a bigger rush than anything I have ever done in my life. The power, the grace and the athleticism these horses have, they take my breath away.

I have a fb friend that breeds saddlebreds down there, she told me that there really isnt any saddleseat there. I guess since its an american tradition, it hasnt spread to the rest of the world. Yet, us asb people are trying to take it over. Lol


The upright head set is a breed thing, not a dicipline thing. The saddlebred western horses also have an upright head, as well as the hunt horses.
     
    05-03-2011, 08:23 AM
  #19
Trained
Id like to give it a go actually, always nice to try somthing different/
     
    05-03-2011, 08:25 AM
  #20
Weanling
Well If you ever make it to the states, come ride Char!! She needs it!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New to Saddleseat czarinaruss English Riding 3 11-29-2012 03:23 AM
Saddleseat? leonalee Tack and Equipment Classifieds 2 12-28-2010 09:34 PM
Saddleseat anyone? Tobyness English Riding 3 11-29-2010 09:08 PM
Saddleseat? VanillaBean Horse Riding 8 04-15-2010 07:55 PM
Saddleseat help SpiritJordanRivers English Riding 1 06-22-2009 11:56 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0