Question # 351: Anne has a question about her horse that tends to drop into the trot right before fences.
I have a young horse that likes to drop to trot right before fences. She is quite brilliant otherwise, but that little glitch just doesn’t seem to be going away with more experience, grids or placing poles. ideas? (Anne)
I have come across several horses with this problem over the years! And there are a number of different issues that can cause this. Here is a list of things that can cause horses to break from canter to the trot right in front of fences. See if any of these might sound familiar to you: (Click on Question Title above to read full answer)