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post #11 of 12 Old 11-22-2012, 09:20 PM
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We used to ride double a lot when I was a kid. When we stack three kids on the pony, she threw us in the dirt. I think that occasional double riding for reasonable distances is fine.

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post #12 of 12 Old 11-22-2012, 09:50 PM
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As long as its occasional and not for miles and miles, your horse will be fine. Just look for a sore back the day after and then you'll know what your horse can and can't take.

I would assume the kidney is around the same place it would be in a human [all the organs are generally the sane] so I'm sure it is in the "low back." Also keep in mind that a longer back is a weaker back.
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