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  • UNNATURAL EQUINE LOPE

 
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    07-14-2008, 08:22 PM
  #1
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Show Lope

http://youtube.com/watch?v=0G9Je1OCos0&feature=related


^^^ that is definitely not my kind of lope. I think it takes away from the natural gait. I just can't do it. Lol.


http://youtube.com/watch?v=lOc08ILym3Q


^^^the rider is pumping but I like this lope MUCH better.


How about you guys?
     
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    07-15-2008, 11:11 AM
  #2
Super Moderator
The second one looks like it's probably a reigner. The first one was.... not so good....
     
    07-15-2008, 07:03 PM
  #3
Green Broke
The second one looks like he's just cantering.
     
    07-15-2008, 07:20 PM
  #4
Showing
The first one...wow, that horse looks exhausted!

The 2nd one looks like a canter to me as well (although I don't ride Western soo I'm no expert, lol!). But way better than the first.
     
    07-15-2008, 09:06 PM
  #5
Started
A show lope is SUPPOSED to be just a canter. But it has been transformed into what is unnatural IMO
     
    07-15-2008, 11:17 PM
  #6
Started
The first lope I didnt like at all...In the second one if the horse would drop his head a tad and relax I would like it for a "show lope".
     
    07-23-2008, 11:39 AM
  #7
tim
Weanling
Two different horses. They move differently. The second moves better -- that is why you like it, but they are both a little too forward. They could stand to bring the pace down a bit without losing their impulsion. Would require a stronger frame which is difficult to build.
     

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