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  1. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hello, I grew up riding quarter horses, but I bought a Rocky Mountain Pleasure Horse a few years ago. When I bought her, she gaited nicely, but lately she has fallen into pacing. The background is, I don't get to ride often anymore (once a month :-( ), I've never had a lesson but I've been...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hi everyone! How would you teach a gaited (Icelandic) horse to trot? I have seen her trot in the paddock like once or twice, but never in handwork or with rider. Her preferred gait is pace, but she also chooses to tölt from time to time. But the thing is, that I cannot even think of possibly...
  3. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    So my mare, a 9yo Standardbred who paces naturally, won't canter. SHe used to canter amazing!! She can walk and trot, but whenever I ask her to canter, she just cross canters, starts to rack, gets really fast, starts to canter and then something gets weird with her back legs. My riding...
  4. Horse Health
    I have had my gelding since he was born, he is now 6. At the walk his legs go straight for the most part, his hooves are positioned more inward this is how he has always been and my vet doesn't ever bring it up. How ever when he trots his back hooves cris-cross. Rem is very active and loves...
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