When I ride my horse I usually walk and trot in both directions, then canter in both directions, then do whatever I want to work on.
My horse walk trots fine in both directions,
But when I canter him to the right, quoth my mother, he looks like a totally different horse.
His canter to the left is smooth, balanced, forward. Very nice.
But when I canter him to the right it's stiff, uncomfortable, every stride feels like I'm pulling on his mouth, I ask him to step out with my leg but it's still an uncomfortable canter all together! It almost feels like he's on the wrong lead, but he isn't.
It's so strange, and it just feels so uncomfortable, for me and probably for him to, because with the rockiness that I experience in that canter, it's very hard to stay soft on his mouth.
I'm searching for a video that shows it as I post this, if I find one I'll post it up. But I have no clue what causes this, he's perfect to the right!
Any ideas? While I look for the video?