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hc23881 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!

waresbear 05-06-2012 07:27 PM

I am not much for using a roundpen for a secure, rideable horse. I would use the arena.

CurlyIsASpecialStandie 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.

oh vair oh 05-06-2012 08:00 PM

Open arena. You're going to need the straight sides when you two-track.

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