Especially if you went for a more stocky, short version, sprinter type. Here on the farm their are several different different types. There were dex, rosie, willy and Katie, all around 15.2-16hh, quick with big(er) hips. They would take to it naturally. Pi, diva, grace and crème are very leggy, and take a while to gear down and gear up. They are great trail horses, hunters, etc, but would not do well in a disapline that called for quick "gear changes".