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        11-08-2012, 02:25 PM
      #341
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ThatDraftGirl    
    You guys really make me consider moving to England... Seems like a nice way of life, even if I can't own a gun!
    No guns allowed in England. Its a big NO NO. However, We don't 'do' guns unless its to shoot a pheasant. On the other hand, there are a criminal fraternity from some cultures who smuggle guns into the country and we are seeing more and more gunshot victims. I work in ER in a London hospital and it breaks my heart trying to save the life of a 13 year old kid who was shot because he belonged to the 'wrong' gang. Gang culutre is new but starting to increase in the UK. One reason I am moving out of London! :(
         
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        11-10-2012, 08:21 AM
      #342
    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by PercheronMom    
    I have a 19hh Percheron, he is just 5 years old and he is my heart and soul. I have just started riding him, but he's great!
    Wow, what size girth do you have to have for him?
         
        11-26-2012, 11:23 AM
      #343
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by QHDragon    
    Wow, what size girth do you have to have for him?

    I have a 36 inch dressage girth that is on the second to last hole on both sides and I can only use a thin saddle pad. I see girth extensions in our future!
         
        11-26-2012, 12:25 PM
      #344
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by PercheronMom    
    I have a 36 inch dressage girth that is on the second to last hole on both sides and I can only use a thin saddle pad. I see girth extensions in our future!
    I have a 58" girth strap for Patrick. I think Clydesdales may be somewhat rounder and if anyone tells me I have a fat horse...I'll bring him round and let him deal with you! LOL
         
        11-26-2012, 12:41 PM
      #345
    Foal
    Lol!

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Bluebird    
    I have a 58" girth strap for Patrick. I think Clydesdales may be somewhat rounder and if anyone tells me I have a fat horse...I'll bring him round and let him deal with you! LOL
    Non dressage girth is a 60 inch for my baby. Dressage is a 36 inch. Do they make them any bigger? I sure hope so! :)
         
        12-11-2012, 05:40 PM
      #346
    Foal
    I ride an 18.1hh Belgian draft horse :). And yes... I actually am doing poles with him... I do gymkhanas with my big guy, because it is the only way my youngest daughter would do the events... her quote was "Dad, if I'm going to do it, you have to too!"
    smrobs and soenjer55 like this.
         
        12-11-2012, 05:42 PM
      #347
    Foal
    PercheronMom, I have a 62" giraffe print english girth that I used with Big John initially... I now ride western :). I can't remember where I got it from, but it wasn't too expensive.
         
        12-11-2012, 05:44 PM
      #348
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by PercheronMom    
    Non dressage girth is a 60 inch for my baby. Dressage is a 36 inch. Do they make them any bigger? I sure hope so! :)
    OMG! Are you saying that your baby takes a 60" western cinch??
    My new Trakehner girl that everyone thinks looks drafty takes a 40" I thought that was big.
         
        12-11-2012, 06:15 PM
      #349
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by nvr2many    
    OMG! Are you saying that your baby takes a 60" western cinch??
    My new Trakehner girl that everyone thinks looks drafty takes a 40" I thought that was big.
    NOOOoooo! LOL! He's big, but not that big! I'm saying he took a 62" girth with my english saddle.. his western cinch is actually not particularly huge, maybe 40", but the offside billet is on it's last hole, and the latigo strap is pretty long, so that may be a function of my saddle more than anything else.
         
        12-11-2012, 07:03 PM
      #350
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by geekwithahorse    
    NOOOoooo! LOL! He's big, but not that big! I'm saying he took a 62" girth with my english saddle.. his western cinch is actually not particularly huge, maybe 40", but the offside billet is on it's last hole, and the latigo strap is pretty long, so that may be a function of my saddle more than anything else.
    Heheheheh, OHHHHHHHHHH, I know absolutely nothing about english tack so that makes more sense, lol. I was like ****, that horse is big!
         

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