They're considered horses. The halfie I rode was quite wide in her barrel so she took up my leg really well. Very big movements at the walk and trot. Didn't canter her but it looked very small and deep when she was being lunged. I loved riding her though.
I didn't own the one I rode, a friend did and still owns and breeds them. She drives them , shows them in hand and rides mostly western and on the trails. Hers are well behaved, though I've heard that they can be a bit head strong, but haven't experienced that in my limited exposure to them.
Thank you for explaining their classification Sky. I've always been a bit confused with that.
Yeah no problem :) They used to be my favourite breed of horse for the longest time haha
The one I rode was very head strong. She had to be ridden in a special kind of bit (cannot remember which one it was.)
But once you got her to slow down and think, she was awesome. A real lawn mower though :P