Wednesday

Discipline Matters - How do you ride?


What's your favorite equestrian discipline? Have you always ridden this way, or did you previously pursue a different discipline?


Please vote in this quick poll. And be sure to leave a comment! Include a link to your own horsey blog, if you want to share more about your horses.

10 comments:

  1. Hi Linda,

    Thanks for dropping by my blog, I had to vote other in your poll as I use Harley for everything. We show in reining and western events and are starting working cowhorse and he is my trail riding buddy also. I love the all around horse!
    Carolyn
    www.trailridingcowgirl.blogspot.com

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  2. I chose trail riding. That is mostly what I do- pleasure riding, in a western saddle. I may show My Boy in a schooling show here or there, just for fun, but my days of that are mostly over. It's too expensive!

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  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I chose trail riding because that is where I have most my fun and that is mainly what I do anymore, that and grooming. ;) Also I live so far away from any major shows that it would be way to expensive for me to compete and I'm really not in to that anyway.
    Joan @ www.mudranch.com

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  4. We do all different disciplines: hunters, jumpers, trail riding, dressage. We like an all around versatile horse and it keeps them on their toes and eases their boredom with doing the same thing repeatedly.

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  5. Hmm... I'd say pleasure riding, but not really trail riding - I just like to have fun and try and stay on when the boy decides it's time for a buck or two!

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  6. I barrel race, but also trail ride. I have done reining in the past and have a horse that does that as well as working cowhorse and roping events.

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  7. I saw your link on Beckz blog, so I decided to stop by myself.

    - What's your favorite equestrian discipline?
    Jumping, show jumping is my favorite. I've always gotten a thrill out of it since I started.

    - Have you always ridden this way, or did you previously pursue a different discipline?
    Yes and no. I try to combine Dressage and jumping, both I love and enjoy. Although I do like to and would like to try other disciplines too.

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  8. Trail riding has always been and will always be my first love. However, I've taken a lot of dressage lessons, and my "serious" schooling/training sessions are classical dressage.

    I think dressage is good for training both horse AND rider and makes both better at whatever discipline they decide to try.

    I was never much for showing, but I have done a bit of Competitive Trail - years ago! LOL!

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  9. Hi
    I saw you over at Beckz place so I had to vote. I am a DQ through and through. I still enjoy a good hack but spend most of my time on the ever ilusive 20 meter circle
    www.20metercircleoflife.blogspot.com

    Jewel and Abu

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  10. I had to pick trail riding over dressage just for the time factor; I go for 3-6 hour trail rides but ride dressage for 45 minutes at a time...and if dressage disappeared from the universe - poof!-- I would not die, but if trails and trail riding disappeared, I might consider it. :)

    www.flyinglilies.blogspot.com

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