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post #11 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 04:22 AM
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ok here's Caleigh and me at the schooling show this weekend. And the last one is the best size comparison picture I have right now.
She's 17.3 and I'm 5'2
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post #12 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 10:58 AM
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ok here's Caleigh and me at the schooling show this weekend. And the last one is the best size comparison picture I have right now.
She's 17.3 and I'm 5'2

She is absolutely gorgeous!
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post #13 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 10:59 AM
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Here we are having a conversation. Lazarus is 19 hands and about 2200 lbs. He never gets extremely thick- he is tall and lean. He can't eat feed besides hay or grass, so I do have a hard time keeping weight on him at times.

Holy crap! 19 Hands! Duke is 17 something. WOW
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post #14 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 11:28 AM
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Aww, the drafts make the normal horses look like babies!

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post #15 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 11:34 AM
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Quick question. How do you go about plaiting manes when they are sooo tall? Do you have stepladders? Or lovely forgiving horses that stand for ages with their heads down? Very curious.
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post #16 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 12:54 PM
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I have to stand on a 5 gallon bucket to groom him. :)

He just stands still. I have never braided his mane so I have no clue. I know that when I am standing on the ground next to him I can't reach his butt to groom it so the bucket method works for me.

Spent a whole hour today laying in a pasture, waiting for a sparkling vampire to show up. Alas, I woke up and looked over, only to find a mound of horse crap. Sigh.
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post #17 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 12:55 PM
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Drafts4ever- what kind of saddle is that? It looks very comfy!

Spent a whole hour today laying in a pasture, waiting for a sparkling vampire to show up. Alas, I woke up and looked over, only to find a mound of horse crap. Sigh.
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post #18 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 01:32 PM
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I do have a picture of me and Bonnie (my adoption horse), she was huge shire and looks big compared to little old me lol! Ill get them on here if I can
RIP Bonnie

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post #19 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 01:51 PM
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Here is Rosie...PMU mare who is a total chunky butt standing next to our orphan foal (2 years old now) who is 13 hands. Rosie is sooo sleeeeeepy!

And here she is running away from me...she is down hill and in 2 feet of snow( at least )

And the last one is just her...
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post #20 of 34 Old 05-11-2010, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
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HEHEHE!!!
I'm seeing a pattern... Is it mandatory to have a mini if you have a draft!? It looks like every body does!!!! Do they come in like a 2 for 1 (or 2 1/2 for 1) package
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