pretty happy sitting perfectly level and riding past trotters bouncing up and down or posting, Been there done that, got the t shirt. Thanks but no thanks.
I go down the trail to go down the trail , I see no reason not to let my horse pic a speed he's comfortable with and just relax and enjoy the sceneery. I'm not out there to fight a horse.
But just because you passed some people on the trail a few times, who knows how well they can ride or how well conditioned their horse is?
Or maybe they can ride the trot as fast as you can run-walk but don't care to.