|North Carolina 7 year old Peruvian Paso ridden
in a racking bit and light western & saddle seat saddle in round pen,
pasture, ect. by rider with 16yrs experience, 3yrs with gaited horses.
Question: I have had this horse for 3 years, the man I bought
him from was a horse trader, he did not know the horse could rack, he had
only had him for two weeks, but I knew something was different about his
transition from the trot to the canter, "he will not rack unless you make
him", I also spoke to the previous owners, they said he racked for
From Panelist Liz
If this is due to his structure there may not be anything that can be done to help this. Sounds like you have tried about everything there is but maybe saddle fit, which could be a problem . Peruvians can be troublesome at times to find the right saddle. Next would be a muchmore though vet exam than a flexion test or maybe a 2nd opinion from a vet.
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