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Is 13.1hh to Small for a 5'4 rider?

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    04-28-2012, 11:48 PM
  #11
Trained
The biggest problem I'm having is finding a saddle big enough for me that isn't too long for her back, I'm looking into english or stock saddles because all the westerns are just too long.
     
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    04-28-2012, 11:52 PM
  #12
Foal
That is one cute photo Tigerstripes. I too have downsized. It took a bit of convincing that at 5'2", a 14hh pony wasn't to small for me. My girls took photos of me on the pony to show me.

Op, small is great. I'm convinced of it now. Riding my hooney pony many many years ago was the Last time I REALLY had fun on a horse!!
     
    04-28-2012, 11:53 PM
  #13
Trained
Thanks Carmen! My other horse is a 15'3h 1350 lb QH, it feels pretty strange to go back and forth between them, but it's sure easier to get up on Lily!
     
    04-29-2012, 12:01 AM
  #14
Foal
Yup, when one gets older it's the getting up and more especially the getting down that is the problem. Not that you have this problem Tigerstripes!
     
    05-03-2012, 10:23 AM
  #15
Foal
Hi!

You've put my mind at ease, I love ponies but have always been told i'm to big for ponies... but hopefully i'm looking at getting a cob or a native (Welsh/Fell/Connemara)

Tigerstripes, your pony is the cutest! Thanks for the picture :)
     
    05-06-2012, 08:16 AM
  #16
Foal
My favorite ride at the barn is a 13.2hh pony and I'm 5'6''.
     
    05-06-2012, 09:46 AM
  #17
Trained
Thank you Dee, she's fairly well convinced that she is too!
     

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