Important press Release from the AAEP and AVMA
I also feel it should include weighted shoes, turn backs, and bands.
If some horses are able to be animated more naturally ,let it come through due to an individual horses conformation , proper clean training and conditioning of the horse. Good trainers don't need gimmicks to bring out natural gaits in any gaited breed.
It's time to prize good horsemanship not hackmanship.