Breaking Gait: Extended Trot Don’t let a break of gait leave you in the penalty box in your ranch riding class. By H&R Editors | April 21, 2020 | 1 minute read Watch now! Use this video as a refresher on what to do if your ranch riding horse likes to break into a lope when you’re asking him to extend the trot. Bud Lyon shows you some of his favorite tips. To watch click here. What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!