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  1. Garfield70 replied to the thread Fast Trot vs Extended Trot.

    The literal translation is permeability, penetrability. Has nothing to do with horse training.

    Sep 21, 2018 at 2:03 AM
  2. Garfield70 replied to the thread Fast Trot vs Extended Trot.

    Nope, it means relaxed while properly engaged. The muscles are working but there is no excessive or unhealthy tension. One sign for...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 12:01 PM
  3. Garfield70 replied to the thread My gypsy girls <3.

    Do not stay sitting on the horses back when it swims, you are pushing it's body under. Grab the neck, swim next to it's body and let it...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 11:54 AM
  4. Garfield70 replied to the thread Fast Trot vs Extended Trot.

    That appears to be quite imprecise. With seat and leg, plus some help from the contact a skilled rider can tell the horse exactly how he...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 3:16 AM
  5. Garfield70 replied to the thread Fast Trot vs Extended Trot.

    Erm, and how do you want to get precision control if you have trained him like a driving horse? I mean, do you hiss more loudly for a...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 3:06 AM
  6. Garfield70 replied to the thread What is "throughness".

    Pleasant to ride because it's physically able and mentally eager to comply with anything you ask. Is trained correctly back to front,...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 3:02 AM
  7. Garfield70 replied to the thread Fast Trot vs Extended Trot.

    They also want longer strides, not a hurrying horse.

    Sep 19, 2018 at 11:50 AM
  8. Garfield70 replied to the thread Fast Trot vs Extended Trot.

    Nope, if you want to control it, you have to sit the trot. And you don't use voice cue to extend, you use your seat and leg to activate...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 11:49 AM
  9. Garfield70 replied to the thread Fast Trot vs Extended Trot.

    You have to be able to reliably control the cadence of the trot with your seat.

    Sep 19, 2018 at 3:09 AM
  10. Garfield70 replied to the thread Slowing horse down on lead.

    Does he stand quietly when he is asked to? Is he the nervous type or the obstinant tank type? What exactly did you do so far when you...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 10:13 AM