Are Saddlebreds naturally gaited?

Are Saddlebreds naturally gaited?

Developed during the 1700s from the natural-gaited Galloway and Hobbie horses from the British Isles and crossed with Thoroughbreds, this new American breed was used for riding and driving. In addition to the walk, trot, and canter, many Saddlebreds can also be five-gaited, performing the slow-gait and rack.

Are gaited horses easier to ride?

Gaited horses have a smoother, easier ride and are often favored by people who have back or joint issues.

What is the difference between a Missouri Fox Trotter and a Tennessee Walking Horse?

If you are new to Fox Trotters, you ride by yourself or with friends on non-gaited horses, you may not know exactly what the difference is. The running walk is usually associated with the Tennessee Walking Horse, while the foxtrot is the signature gait of the Missouri Fox Trotter.

What are the 5 horse gaits?

The Icelandic Horse is a breed apart from all other horse breeds, in more than a few aspects, and among its most celebrated features is its five natural, and unique gaits: the walk, the trot, the canter, the tölt, and the flying pace.

Can Saddlebreds jump?

Saddlebreds in general are excellent jumpers. Over the years, Saddlebreds have found success in every jumping sport. They excel in the jumper ring and in eventing. They also make elegant show hunters and handy field hunters.

What are Saddlebreds good for?

American Saddlebreds also excel in western, hunt, dressage, combined driving, eventing, western dressage and jumping. The American Saddlebred with its kind and willing nature is a perfect horse for the whole family.

Where did our love of Mountain Saddle Horses originate?

Our love of these wonderful gaited Mountain Saddled Horse breeds, native to the Appalacian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky, began on our small family run ranch NW of Cochrane Alberta..

Where are we raising horses in Western Canada?

We have been dedicated to raising and promoting these incredible horses in Western Canada. We are located on beautiful acreage in the heart of the Shuswap Lake District near Chase, British Columbia Canada.

Why a mountain saddle horse?

It is the Mountain Saddle Horse’s unique combination of traits in temperament, intelligence, willingness, versitility, stamina, gait and beauty that attracted us to the breed. Personslities and characters who melt into your life and become lifelong companions.