Western and English Riding Differences Quiz This is about the differences between the Western and English riding styles. MysticHorse27 published on March 302 responses 0 5.0★ / 5 Questions in vertical order Which breed is most commonly found in Western? Thoroughbred Quarter Horse Shire Saddlebred What part of the saddle does an English saddle lack? Type answer (4 letters) English saddles are held in place with a girth. What holds a Western saddle in place? Type answer (11 letters) When trotting, Western riders will sink deep into the saddle and move with the horse. What do English riders do to cope with this? Stand out of the stirrups slightly. Sit, but with better position than the Western riders. English riders don't slouch! Rise and fall with the horse's movement. Grit their teeth and learn to ignore the bounciness. Which of these are shared characteristics of Western and English riding? Select the two correct answers Bridle The forward seat Rider's clothing Helmets Gallop position What style uses the type of stirrups pictured? Type answer (7 letters) Which style uses neck-reining? Type answer (7 letters) Barn cats are found in the stables of which style? Just kidding--Either! . . .