RE: can any horse to pleasure. CRRIT - Page 3

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Western Riding > Western Pleasure

RE: can any horse to pleasure. CRRIT

This is a discussion on RE: can any horse to pleasure. CRRIT within the Western Pleasure forums, part of the Western Riding category

    Like Tree13Likes

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        03-11-2014, 07:27 AM
    Originally Posted by beau159    
    Not sure I entirely agree with this. To my understanding, when you are simply observing a horse at the trot, you cannot isolate front end or back end. You need to do flexion tests on a straight away and a circle (and possibly nerve blocks) to figure out precisely where it is at.

    From the OP's video, I see the horse's head going UP when the front left and right hind are coming into contact with the ground, which would indicate the problem is in one of those two limbs.

    While most problems end up being in the hind end, I don't see how you can say the problem is in the back end. Because the horse will have upward head movement for a front end problem too; it just depends which legs are striking the ground at the trot. Unless you are seeing something I am not.

    Do you have a good lameness vet in your area? Honestly, that is where I would spend my money first. Your horse may still need a chiro adjustment (and it's never a bad idea to have them checked), but if you've only got so much money to spend, I'd spend it on the vet.
    Sure you can! Have you ever watched a vet or lameness expert first evaluate a horse at the walk and trot? It gives them a visual of if the front or back end is involved. Then they isolate exactly where with other tests. And this horse has issues in the back. Even without the OP talkiing about hock problems, you can see it by the way he uses his hocks and the head bob. He's not dead lame, but that slight head bob which some people may not even still there.
    Sponsored Links

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:


    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Can any horse just about do pleasure? barrelbeginner Western Pleasure 39 03-01-2014 10:56 PM
    ... you would think he's a pleasure horse... BuckOff41570 Barrel Racing 13 08-18-2010 08:57 PM
    3 different horses 1 hunter pleasure, 2 country pleasure thunderboomer Horse Riding Critique 2 07-25-2008 01:13 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:31 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0