Originally Posted by horseluver250
I am 5'4", I have a 14.1 mare and a 16 hand gelding. I actually feel more comfortable on the larger gelding. Its not the height difference, but that I have more horse in front of me with the larger gelding, if that makes any since at all? I'm not sure why that's reassuring to me... maybe because I have more to hang onto if I take a tumble off the front haha
That is EXACTLY how I feel! I'm debating the purchase of a 14 hand mare myself and the height isn't really the problem its the build and lack of shoulders...
Glad someone put that into words for me as I've been trying to figure out just what it is about a slightly larger horse that is keeping me from commiting to the smaller one I love!
I'm 5'3 and am looking at a 14hand mare and still searching larger sizes as I haven't been able to commit just yet, and size is my ONLY complaint with her..