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Peruvian and Arab disposition

Thu, 13 Mar 1997 00:22:08 -0500 (EST)

I've ridden with a Peruian Paso on many a trail ride and it seems to me that
though many people find the gait easier on them, it is a lot more demanding
on the horse and can lead to more lameness problems. I certainly haven't
noticed disposition being a problem with either breed. I've owned Arabs since
the early 70's and have never owned one with a bad disposition. Some were
lazy and some were goers but none have been mean. My friend's Peruvian is a
total pussy cat as well. I think all horses tend to reflect the environment
they are in and when treated well consistently, they respond with trust.
Maybe I've been lucky but I love my Arabs as family horses, Pony Club horses,
trail companions, and wonderful breeeding animals. It bothers me when I hear
people talk of them being crazy and spooky. I have ridden all over
California, handed stallions during breeding, mares during foaling, been in
many a tight spot and never felt another horse would have been safer or
better then my

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