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Re: PBA with Saddlebred bloodlines - strange gait?
I also have SB/Arab. They
are great! Annie
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2001 3:03
Subject: RC: PBA with Saddlebred
bloodlines - strange gait?
Judith Stirling email@example.com
I have a seven year old gelding, hes 64.06% Arab, 12 1/2%
Saddlebred & a
little bit of TB thrown in for good measure! He
has Saddlebred on both
parents sides going back to Goldmount Majesty
Sensation/Bourbons Lady Easter). He is about 16hh & is
very upheaded. He
was due to start his endurance career (CTRs) this
year - but due to Foot &
Mouth here in Wales, UK - we have been unable
to ride out since the
beginning of March, so no competing in the
What I am interested in is that he has a strange gait (not always)
comes between walk & trot - he "runs" with a four beat footfall -
strange & at the moment does not keep it up for many
strides. I have been
told that even the small ammount of Saddlebred
blood in him could account
How can I encourage this gait as
he seems to cover the ground well when
doing it & seems happy with
it. Any help/ideas please!
I have competed CTRs on a Standardbred
Trotter (would also free pace) &
like the alterative gaits!
also have two Arab mares that will pace at times - causes some
Judith & her "strange"
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