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Zab 09-29-2009 03:39 PM

How does he look in this picture?
 
Ok, just ignore my seat..really I have no idea what I was doing..
But what can you say about his gait? :)

http://www.elftown.com/stuff/rackt%c3%b6lt.jpg

Sorry for the low quality.

equiniphile 09-29-2009 05:07 PM

It looks pretty well-balanced from what I can see.

Zab 09-30-2009 03:29 PM

Thanks :)

RockNRoll 10-01-2009 11:52 PM

Nicely broken 4 beat gait - difficult to see from single picture but looks like a smooth gait - how did you feel?

Zab 10-02-2009 05:53 AM

It felt good as far as I remember, if I remember right:P We were training trot and the gait I had in between was sometimes really good and sometimes poor..

equiniphile 10-04-2009 02:36 PM

is he gaited? if so, in 3 or 5 gaits?

Zab 10-04-2009 04:33 PM

Can't you see it in the picture? :)
Depends on how you count.. we count 3 gaits as normal but I've noticed you tend to say regular horses have four, separating canter and gallop..

Anyway, he can: walk, trot, rack (+foxtrot, stepping pace which I don't encourage even if it's smooth, and some kind of slow and good fourbeat gait possibly flatwalk o the like) canter, gallop and two beat/flying pace. I don't ride the flying pace as it feel unbalanced but he did it before he learnt to canter properly. I've just recently started to ask for trot.

http://www.elftown.com/stuff/crowsg%....jpg?y=0&x=500

Note; first time I've worked on getting a trot under saddle, excuse my seat in the trot as I'm both not used to trotting and has lost my balance and I want thecues for trot and rack to be as different as possible especially in the start. The walk isn't great either and I have no excuse for my seat in the walk and rack picture..I usually sit correctly.. :3

Sunny06 10-04-2009 05:17 PM

Beautiful :)

Picture perfect.

kedar my buba boy 10-11-2009 04:53 AM

i reacong he has got a nice gate and he ios one nice looken horse

EquestrianHollywood 11-21-2009 05:43 PM

I think he looks really good!


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