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  • My horse is 13 hh is it a horse or pony

View Poll Results: Do you like horses or ponys better?
Horses 17 58.62%
Ponys 12 41.38%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

 
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    01-04-2007, 05:54 PM
  #1
Yearling
Horse or Pony?

What do you prefer? What do you have? Horse or pony? What do you know about the differences between the two of them?

From my understanding......
A pony is of course 14.2 hh and smaller, unless of course it is breed as a horse (such as an arabian, can be a horse but be 13.3hh.) The smaller the more of a pain they are and More intelligent. When I trained my pony Microburst (myke, for short) he would push me against fences, trees and what not just to wipe me off. He would also buck, but would wait until he had shifted your wait forward to throw his hardest that he had in him. That just shows minor things with his intellegently.

A horse is 14.2 hh and taller. The bigger they are, The better the horse is (in some cases) and horses are actually made out to be the best kids horses.

I personally prefer ponys because...

1. You are closer to the ground.
2. Out of the horses I ride they are more difficult in a different way...
3. There different to ride from horses so you learn more.
4. There excellent in many things not just in being brats, lol, no like mike is excellent in jumping and dressage, he can also do western pleasure.
5. He has a cute Small head like a teddy bear!

Horses
1. All the above except for 1 and 5.
(your not as close to the ground, and horses have big cute heads like teddy bears) lol!!!!

Wow, I feel that I know nothing about horses, I better get back on them...Lol!
     
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    02-05-2007, 02:13 PM
  #2
Foal
Horses. Because
They've got longer strides & are more confortable
They excel in more sports
You have more time to spend with them, you won't grow out of them as easily
For me personally they have a nicer character <3
     
    02-05-2007, 05:26 PM
  #3
Yearling
Nicely put lovesmack
     
    02-06-2007, 06:20 AM
  #4
Weanling
Oooh, what a hard question!!! I don't really know, I have never really ridden a pony, but they are just so cute and furry (surse these long legs of mine lol). Hmm, I guess horse. I'd really really like to own a 18hh+ clydie one day.
     
    02-06-2007, 09:42 AM
  #5
Yearling
I can imagine it....Sparky riding on a 18 hh budwiser clydie....
     
    02-06-2007, 01:18 PM
  #6
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by barnrat
nicely put lovesmack
thank you :] name's sarita by the way
     
    02-06-2007, 02:39 PM
  #7
Yearling
Nice to meet you sarita...you can call me malificent....jk....thats my fake name...theres a LONG story behind that one...its in my journal..You can call me Susan!
     
    02-06-2007, 11:34 PM
  #8
Yearling
I belive I like horses better. And I LOVE big horsies I've never owned a pony though.......

Barnrat-....I wanna cool name!! *sniff*
     
    02-07-2007, 12:19 AM
  #9
Yearling
Hmmm....f.m we can call you....Dont know...I will talk to my friend.
     
    02-07-2007, 12:35 AM
  #10
Yearling
Thank you! You are sooo nice!
     

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