Am I too big for my horse? - The Horse Forum

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post #1 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 06:35 PM Thread Starter
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Am I too big for my horse?

Everyone says how 'little' she is... Just wondering about your opinions...
Btw I'm 5'6" about 115lbs and she's... 14.1? 14.2? (Sorry, I haven't officially measured)
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post #2 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 06:41 PM
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Looks just fine. I'm 5'8 and rode a pony smaller than yours and it was just fine.

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post #3 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 06:45 PM
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Nope. You look good.
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post #4 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 06:49 PM
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You're both small, and really... I think you guys look to compliment each other well! I'd say you are probably her perfect sized rider.

She's incredibly adorable by the way.
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post #5 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 06:49 PM
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I think you fit like a glove. You look very good together.
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post #6 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 07:00 PM
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I'd say you fit each other quite well,actually..Gorgeous little mare,by the way!
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post #7 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 07:44 PM
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Great length of leg with this horse. I think you look very nice on her, and while she does seem "little" to me it is the little of slightness, not of too smallness.

Is she young yet then? Age may well put on a little more substance to her.

But I think you and she complement each other nicely.

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post #8 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 07:45 PM
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Guess I'm in trouble. I'm 175 lbs, and I rode our 13 hand mustang this afternoon. Oddly enough, he didn't seem to mind...so please, nobody tell him!
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post #9 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 08:52 PM
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Oh, please! You look perfect on her...and she is just gorgeous!!!
I believe people have just bred bigger and bigger horses....to the point that a "normal" sized horse looks small to them. And some just "look" smaller than they are...but not your horse. My pony is 13.3 yet somehow "appears" a great deal shorter than my 14 h buckskin! Anyway, I just view far taller horses as too big! Ha!
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post #10 of 21 Old 02-21-2012, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone for your input and compliments! Palomine, she is 5 years old so I guess there is the potential for a little more height.
Thanks again :)
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