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post #1 of 5 Old 02-04-2010, 11:17 PM Thread Starter
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Just wondering

What people think of riding drafts? Do you find it neat to see someone out there riding a draft horse? Do you think they look better english or western? Are they more enjoyable to ride? What do you guys think?
I would say for me personally i love to see the drafts out there riding and i love to see my friend riding this big percheron saddleseat. I think it looks so elegant. To see those highstepping horses out there (those that have sotches on) and to see the power they have. I hope to be successful riding a family friend's percheron gelding this summer. So what expereinces have you guys had?
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-04-2010, 11:28 PM
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I love to see them being ridden. I had the pleasure of trail riding a TWH/Belgian cross a couple of times. He was very comfortable, and very smooth. Not to mention one of the most beautiful horses I've personally laid eyes on. He was ridden western.
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-05-2010, 12:18 AM
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I would love to own and ride a draft one day. I think they look better english.

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post #4 of 5 Old 02-05-2010, 01:25 AM
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i think drafts are great! my barn owner has owned several belgians and they've all been great. we've had a clyde or two come in as well. i'd love to see a percheron in our barn some day... :)
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-05-2010, 02:19 AM
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I love watching my BO ride her Shire. She does dressage with him and it's just an awesome sight to see. Our other two Shire/Percheron crosses have been ridden both english and western and I can't say that I like one more than the other.
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