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post #1 of 47 Old 02-01-2008, 08:35 PM Thread Starter
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Ponies.

Haha I said I would NEVER get a pony!
Well I measured my horse, I mean PONY today!! :roll:
Shes only 13.2 Wowza,.........
What do yall think of ponies?
I mean she is a Tank but shes a p...po..ponnnyy..

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post #2 of 47 Old 02-01-2008, 09:31 PM
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i tink there cute but im into the taller horses :D
but nothing wrong with those cute little horsesy ;]
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post #3 of 47 Old 02-01-2008, 10:15 PM
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lol...its always been a secret dream of mine to have a shetland and a pony cart >_<
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post #4 of 47 Old 02-01-2008, 10:19 PM
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ive always wanted a pony, and to be able to ride some crazy pony when i was older. Unfortunately, I'm 5'10" so I'm just a bit to big for them.
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post #5 of 47 Old 02-01-2008, 11:24 PM
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I have a 14.3 Morgan. Does that make him a pony? I think he's just a hand too many.

Anyway the first horse I rode was an Arabian Pony. He was only 13.3. :) His name was Buzz.
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post #6 of 47 Old 02-02-2008, 12:01 AM
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FEI's definition of a pony is: 148cm without shoes or 149cm shod

In our terms:
Anything up to and including 14.2 hh is a pony... anything 14.3hh and above is a horse.

So Abby, your Morgan is juts an inch too tall to be considered a pony :)


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post #7 of 47 Old 02-02-2008, 12:28 AM
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I think ponies are cool!

I think I prefer riding a bit taller, but I wish I had a pony to give lessons on (and to ride in secret - just joking, it would be no secret)...a couple of my students would do well on ponies...I think they seem less intimidating (even if they can be just as naughty :)

Also, I could make my hubby ride the pony (if we had a nice stocky, larger one) - that would be funny.
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post #8 of 47 Old 02-02-2008, 02:09 AM
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^^ Since coming onto this forum, I have really begun to love ponies too! Since I am short, they make it fun to ride and easier for me too. By easier, I mean, like someone stated before, I feel less intimidated by ponies because of their small stature. Somehow, I feel like, we would just "get" each other... hehe. Small and cute, but sometimes naughty and mischievous... that's ponies for ya! <3
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post #9 of 47 Old 02-02-2008, 03:25 AM
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personally i prefer galloways/cobs and horses because ponies are often bitey and cranky lol not always but often :) and they have trots that make it so hard to ride

i do think they are very cute though :)

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post #10 of 47 Old 02-02-2008, 05:36 AM
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Well, even though she isnt considered a pony here in Iceland, my baby is only 13 hh, i think... ( just an estimate)
but im 5"10' and she has no problem carrying me or my trainer who is even taller
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