Many horses and riders dislike trotting fences... and for a legitimate reason! Because it can require even more patience to trot a fence than it does to canter one! And since we are never required to trot a fence in the Eventing world, it is common for riders to decide that they don't need to spend a lot of time working on this skill.
Trotting fences, especially bigger ones, is a lot like eating your veggies... you may not especially like them at that moment, but they are good for you! Not only will they force you to wait for the base of the jump, but they will teach your horse to... (Click on Article Title above (in blue) to read full article)