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        08-04-2013, 07:01 AM
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    Foal
    Beautiful , do you ride English or western ??
         
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        08-10-2013, 09:47 AM
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        08-10-2013, 06:28 PM
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    I don't think you're too heavy or that your horse would have any problems with your height/weight.

    However, if your horse is narrow, at 5'10 you will look underhorsed, if you're worried about that.
         
        08-10-2013, 07:03 PM
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    Originally Posted by Foxesdontwearbowties    
    Here is a photo of me on my pony.
    I'm 5"5-6 and my mare is almost 13.2hh.

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    I am not saying you are too big but I wonder how you are comfortable on such a short horse at your height? I rode a 14.2 hand Arabian a few times to show her for a client years ago. I am 5' 6 1/2" tall I felt like I was the horse. Weight wasn't an issue as at that time I was maybe 105 110 pounds but I felt way way too tall. I guess I am just more comfortable on a taller horse 16 hands and up. Nobody seemed to think I looked to bit on the smaller horses but I felt too big. Maybe it was just in my head. Ha ha Maybe it is just what we get used to.
         
        08-10-2013, 10:21 PM
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    Height is only an issue for us riders, as we have to tuck our legs. What matters to the horse is weight.

    You are fine.
         

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