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    04-06-2012, 10:57 PM
  #1511
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Country Woman    
Yea I had fun meeting Hunter 65 and her horse Hunter
He is a sweet horse
So now I know to look for larger horse. I was very nice to meet someone
From the forums
We had a nice time hopefully we will see each other again
CW, what do you mean that you know to look for larger horse? I'm just curious - Is Hunter taller than the ones you have been shopping for?
     
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    04-06-2012, 11:08 PM
  #1512
Trained
Here is a picture of Hunter's owner Hunter on and she is the same height as me 5'6'' but is lighter thanme
I need a heavier horse and taller
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    04-06-2012, 11:10 PM
  #1513
Trained
They are 2 are the same height but are more stout and and are Arabs
The other horse is 15 hands and a Quarter Horse
     
    04-06-2012, 11:17 PM
  #1514
Yearling
Ah, makes sense. There's taller and then there's stouter built. I've had 3 horses that were around 15 hands. That's about as high as I can handle for mounting. And, the thinner gaited horses was way, way harder to ride than the wider, stouter mare that I have now. I feel like she's much safer and I know she's more fun. If she startles and jumps, I'm still on her; with the skinnier horse, I seemed to topple over and lots of times ended up on the ground. Part of it may have been the saddle, but his build was part of it, too.
     
    04-06-2012, 11:26 PM
  #1515
Trained
I feel safer on wider and taller horse
I know I need a mounting block

I also fell yesterday and now I hurt all over
My chin is scraped as well as my upper lip and right wrist
Hurts and so does my back
I tripped on some un even pavement and a man hole cover
     
    04-06-2012, 11:53 PM
  #1516
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by Country Woman    
here is a picture of Hunter's owner Hunter on and she is the same height as me 5'6'' but is lighter thanme
I need a heavier horse and taller
Ack I take nasty picture. Yes a taller horse for CW is a good idea. Hunter is only 14.2 - 14.3 on a good day, but he carts me around so we are good. Lol
Plus he is 4 this month and still filling out. He is part QH and has the butt to show it lol
     
    04-07-2012, 12:08 AM
  #1517
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Country Woman    
I feel safer on wider and taller horse
I know I need a mounting block

I also fell yesterday and now I hurt all over
My chin is scraped as well as my upper lip and right wrist
Hurts and so does my back
I tripped on some un even pavement and a man hole cover
CW, so sorry to hear about your fall! Take care of yourself and I'm sure you will be back to normal in no time. You have horses to go see!
     
    04-07-2012, 02:19 AM
  #1518
Trained
I just ache now but on the mend
Next week I hope to go and see some horses
Maybe Hunter can help me look too
My husband Marc really wants me to be happy
I will let you know next week what is going on
     
    04-07-2012, 02:22 AM
  #1519
Trained
I kind of like the Standardbred in the background of Hunter
     
    04-07-2012, 06:27 AM
  #1520
Yearling
Hunter is so cute! I think you all look great together.
With Grace, A MORGAN? I love them and I have had several. Can't wait to see pictures...
CW. I hope you feel better soon. Falling on pavement is the worst!
Welcome to the new people!
Going trail riding tomorrow with hubby and a bunch of friends and then off to practice.
Means I have to ride Patsy on trails instead of my gaited horse...I will be sore! LOL
     

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