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    10-02-2012, 01:40 PM
  #1
Foal
am i to tall

I am riding my 15hh(on tip toe) 4yr old standard bred VERY NARROW CHESTED and I am 5ft7and 10st and only 13 !!!! Am I to tall ????
I want to go to local shows sso looks does matter !!!!
Please post pictures
     
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    10-02-2012, 01:55 PM
  #2
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by horselover247    
i am riding my 15hh(on tip toe) 4yr old standard bred VERY NARROW CHESTED and I am 5ft7and 10st and only 13 !!!! Am I to tall ????
I want to go to local shows sso looks does matter !!!!
Please post pictures
What pictures is it you are wanting us to post that would tell you if you are too tall for your horse
The best way for us to assess whether you fit nicely on your horse or not would be for you to post pictures of you riding your horse. There really is no magic formula of this many hands fits with this height of a person, it is about the individual horse and rider.
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    10-02-2012, 02:01 PM
  #3
Weanling
I'm 5'9 and ride a 14.3 hand mustang!
I don't think you're too tall, but pictures would definitely help.
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    10-02-2012, 02:04 PM
  #4
Showing
Height is only part of the equation. If the horse is spindly and delicate you might be too big for it.

However, we can't make any kind of informed opinion without pictures.
     
    10-02-2012, 02:08 PM
  #5
Weanling
EDIT: Oh and you said you wanted pictures? I'm assuming that you meant pictures of tall people and their "short horse".
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    10-02-2012, 02:11 PM
  #6
Showing
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Originally Posted by TristaJean    
EDIT: Oh and you said you wanted pictures? I'm assuming that you meant pictures of tall people and their "short horse".
I'm short with short horses, so posting pictures of me on mine wouldn't do any good!
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    10-02-2012, 02:31 PM
  #7
Green Broke
I'm 5'8" and my Arab measured in at 14.1 and taped at only 821lbs. I like how I fit on her. I'm closer to the ground haha.
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    10-02-2012, 02:34 PM
  #8
Showing
I'm 5'9" and my qh is 14'3" with short legs. She doesn't look too short and I don't look too tall on her either. So I wouldn't worry about being too tall! Lol!
     
    10-02-2012, 02:39 PM
  #9
Foal
Heres a picture (i hope it works)=)
     
    10-02-2012, 03:00 PM
  #10
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by horselover247    
heres a picture (i hope it works)=)
I'm seeing the dreaded "red x" instead of your photo -- I find it easiest to use a 3rd party photo hoster such as Photobucket, etc and just using the IMG coding that they pre-format on there to copy/paste the pictures into my posts
     

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