I have a 4 year old Heflinger Mare
They do like to put on weight!
This horse looks very good to me, they get such a nice winter coat.
I doubt if she is 1100 pounds
More like 800-900
My wife rides our pony, and she weights around 165 plus the saddle.
I paid alot more for mine, $2000
She had papers, a showe history, and her sire was a grand champion.
These horses are very smart, and may take advantage of young or inexperienced riders.
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I have lots of video of our 4 year old, who looks much like this one... we are very happy with her!
P.s. As far as your kids, my 8 year old daughter would rather get on a quarterhorse for a trailride than her pony.
She's been bucked off twice by our horse. BUt their relationship continues. There are two other Haflingers where I live, and both of them have onery dispositions.. Good LUCK