Horse Handling

Horse Handling - WESTERN RIDING BREEDS The Quarter Horse...

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WESTERN RIDING
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BREEDS
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The Quarter Horse Fast for short distances (1/4 mile) Calm and even temperament Easy to handle
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Quarter Horses
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The Arabian Originated in the Middle East Have a lot of stamina Smaller (14.2 to 15.2 hands)
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Arabians
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The Paint Stocky and very thickly muscled Intelligent with a very calm diposition “Short-coupled, strong-boned, and well- balanced”
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Paints
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GAITS
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The Jog
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The Western jog-trot is a slower, shorter stride, smoother than a working [English] trot. Often used in Western Pleasure and Trail classes. The Jog
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The Lope
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The Western Lope is ‘the Money Gear’ of the horse; it is the equivalent of the [English] canter. Its uses extend from trail- riding to Western Pleasure. The Lope
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The Run
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The Western Run is the equivalent of the [English] gallop. It is used in all speed sports, but most prevalently in Barrel Racing – ‘to run barrels.’ The Run
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Western Tack
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Barrel Racing - Light weight - Deeper seat - Sometimes made of synthetic material
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Reining/Cutting /Ranch Horse/ Roping (Work Saddle) - Heavier duty - Less tooling and silver than a show saddle - More likely to have a rear cinch to hold saddle more securely in place
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Show Saddle / Western Pleasure - Flatter seat - More tooling - Lighter color - More silver
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Cinches - Made of many materials - Neoprene - Leather - String - Roping Cinch - Wider in the middle - Usually has several D- Rings - Generally used for disciplines with more stress placed on tack - Hind Cinch - leather
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Plain Head Stall - mainly used for trail, but could be used for anything Single Ear Head stall Split Ear Bridle - Do not have nosebands like English discipline bridles - More silver and tooling on show headstalls Rommel Reins - connected - Rolled/ braided - more decorative Split Reins Barrel Racing Reins Roping Reins
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Snaffle / Bosal - Used on green horses under 5
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2008 for the course APSC 3724 taught by Professor Rksplan during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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Horse Handling - WESTERN RIDING BREEDS The Quarter Horse...

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