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    03-25-2011, 03:01 AM
  #31
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by Hunter65    
lol you call it a stock saddle cus you are IN Australia. We call em aussies over here

Haha true

This is a bit off track but I don't get why they are called aussie saddles I mean I've never heard anyone call a western saddle an american saddle.
     
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    03-25-2011, 11:32 AM
  #32
Trained
Because in America, "stock saddle" implies a western saddle. Australian stock saddles are simply called Australian or Aussie saddles because Australian is needed to differentiate from a western stock saddle, and stock is dropped as redundant.
     
    03-25-2011, 12:47 PM
  #33
Yearling
All I want is a simple answer. Can some one tell me what posting means. Thanks.
     
    03-25-2011, 05:54 PM
  #34
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by bsms    
Because in America, "stock saddle" implies a western saddle. Australian stock saddles are simply called Australian or Aussie saddles because Australian is needed to differentiate from a western stock saddle, and stock is dropped as redundant.
thanks that cleared it up
     
    03-26-2011, 05:07 PM
  #35
Weanling
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Originally Posted by HopalongCassidy    
All I want is a simple answer. Can some one tell me what posting means. Thanks.
posting is when a rider rises and falls in the saddle in acompanyment with the horse's rythm at a trot. It makes the trot MUCH nicer to ride, as you don't plop up and down, and is nicer on the horses back for that same fact. Usually it is seen as an English thing, however, as we are discussing here, many Western riders do it as well.

     
    05-17-2011, 05:01 PM
  #36
Foal
Just saying. Arena events can define the western riding horse. For example reining, a quick thinking horse. Cuting, a horse with cow sense. I think its called ranch remuda, ranch sorting etc all come from ranches and define what they do out on the true ranch remudas
     
    05-17-2011, 07:26 PM
  #37
Foal
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Originally Posted by SAsamone    
posting is when a rider rises and falls in the saddle in acompanyment with the horse's rythm at a trot. It makes the trot MUCH nicer to ride, as you don't plop up and down, and is nicer on the horses back for that same fact. Usually it is seen as an English thing, however, as we are discussing here, many Western riders do it as well.

YouTube - Riding Technique: The Basics of Posting
That video was very helpful to me! Thanks for posting it.
     
    05-20-2011, 01:53 PM
  #38
Weanling
No problem at all, I'm glad you liked it :)
     
    05-21-2011, 06:45 PM
  #39
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by bsms    
Western riding is not based in an arena, but on the ranch. .... Trail riding is a truer form of western riding than western pleasure or reining.
Where is the like button? Lol
     



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