Hi, I have a 5 year old appaloosa/quarterhorse/thoroughbred gelding that I am hoping to train for adult riders club, so dressage, jumping and being a better trail horse. So he can be flighty and lazy at the same time. When lunging and riding it can be hard to get him to canter and to keep going until I want him to stop. When we trot circles his trot is sluggish. The only trails in my town are across the town from my place, so have to ride on roads to get there, he is nervous of cars, trucks, buses, basically everything on the road. Also he tends to pigroot a lot, especially at the start of the ride and when he is tired of work, so he will start pigrooting and tossing his head and fighting with me when I want to go the opposite way of what home is.
Any help would be appreciated, thankyou.
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