OPINIONS PLZ Which horse?(VIDEOS) - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 11 Old 10-19-2009, 09:36 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: I live in that card board box you pass by every day on your way to work.
Posts: 520
• Horses: 0
Quote:
Originally Posted by kevinshorses View Post
When I see a video of a horse at a major show that is moving at a pace that is natural and with the movement a horse is meant to have I will apologize profusly to you and any other WP rider. On this forum I saw a video of a AQHA champion that was dragging it's hind foot at the lope and moving painfully slow at all gates so I can only imagine that the judge is going off of other things than the horses movement.
Oh stop being so bitter. You sound like a child.

Yes, the horse would do better at a local show...BECAUSE local shows (at least in my area) are for the AQHA rejects...meaning they no longer can hold up against the horses nowadays. They lack the consistancy, cadence, collection, and movement to be competitive pleasure horses.

I preferred the paint because, in my mind, the main thing that stood out to me is that the horse just needed more miles. Just needed to learn how to build the strength to maintain it's cadence without constant help from the rider. It out-gaited the sorrel easily. It's much more fluid in its movement and has far more pleasant lines.

And, for me personally, WP is and always will be a preliminary dicipline. For ANY horse to be successful in another dicipline, they must first master western pleasure. (or HUS depending on direction)
...Walk, trot/jog, canter/lope, stop, back, collection, leads, body control, and maintaining a sound mind in a show setting...

AND to me, the paint looked as though it was more than capable of not only being a competitive western pleasure horse, but also could go onto other more demanding diciplines and be successful.
BuckOff41570 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Tags
help me , opinions , showing , trainer , western riding

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Instructional Horse Videos - New Videos Added Regularly jazzyrider Horse Videos 22 12-28-2010 04:38 PM
OPINIONS PLZ Which horse?(VIDEOS) HorseGurl27 Horse Riding Critique 4 10-13-2009 11:00 PM
Videos of My Horse equestrian_rider465 Horse Videos 2 08-30-2009 08:39 PM
My Horse videos Magic Horse Videos 0 01-04-2008 03:35 AM
My horse videos :D Christina Horse Videos 4 03-15-2007 12:08 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome