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    06-04-2010, 04:02 PM
  #11
Banned
If it makes you feel better...im 5"8 and 205...i ride a 14.2hh foundation QH...were quite the pair!
     
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    06-04-2010, 04:05 PM
  #12
Started
XD yeah. I have ridden smaller horses no problem. They were like 14.2+
     
    06-04-2010, 04:07 PM
  #13
Foal
Haha. My gelding looked 16hh when I first saw him at he auction. Even my horse-trainer friend thought so when the rider was riding him, until she saw him after we bought him and realized he was shorter. X]

Ahh, I see. That's understandable. But no, you're def not. I weigh a little less than you and have ridden smaller horses without causing them discomfort. Mind they were stockier, but not the point. She has a good bone structure for you.
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    06-04-2010, 04:21 PM
  #14
Started
Thanks :) I love my boy
     
    06-04-2010, 04:26 PM
  #15
Green Broke
Your horse doesn't look like she has any problems caring you at all! You and her make a good team it looks like :)

Happy Riding.
     
    06-04-2010, 04:32 PM
  #16
Started
Thanks! He is a great boy but needs to learn to slow down!
     
    06-04-2010, 04:33 PM
  #17
Yearling
I'd like to see more pics!! The ones you have are great. I love gazing at riding pics :)
     
    06-04-2010, 04:34 PM
  #18
Yearling
I think ya look great! Carry on and happy trails :)
     
    06-04-2010, 05:09 PM
  #19
Started
Thanks! Here are more pics for ya goldilockz!
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    06-04-2010, 05:19 PM
  #20
Yearling
Yaaayyyyyyy!
     

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