Originally Posted by blue eyed pony
Evil, I'm a shortybum, so it's a real exercise just to ground mount my 15.1 boy if I'm riding in my jumping saddle :P can do it easy on a 16.2 horse in a dressage saddle with dressage length stirrups though... guess the difference in length is greater than the difference in height, but since I jump, I'd like to be able to mount from the ground in a jumping saddle (with more practice and flexibility of course)
...but I like big horses better than small ones, so I'll take the good with the bad.
Blue, I'm 5'1 (and that 1 is questionable, might involve shoes LOL), just used to big horses. I can mount my 16.1 from the ground in a dressage saddle, but I don't think I could do a 17 without a step or leg-up. But I get your point!