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post #21 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 12:56 AM
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:P I might still be growing lol I'm only 16. I'm average for my age!
My old horse Cody was like 16-17HH so he was pretty tall.

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post #22 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 03:50 AM
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I'm 5'8 and I have a 16.1hh, 15.3hh, and 17hh horse.
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post #23 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 07:01 AM
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i'm 5'6 and abby is about 14.1...less to fall off of
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post #24 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 10:29 AM
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Im 5'1 (also on a good day, haha) Spy is 13.2 and Crackie and Boomer are both 15.2. I wouldnt get a horse over 16 I would just look too small!
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post #25 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 10:39 AM Thread Starter
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It is appearing to me that we have quite a few riders that are well under 5'6".....interesting
LOL...I was thinkg the same thing!

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post #26 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 12:43 PM
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I'm maybe pushing 5'1 lol...Dez is 15.2h
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post #27 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 01:42 PM
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I am 5'4"

My horse Cocoa is 15.1, and Angel is 15.3


Cocoa - 32 yr old QH, Cherokee - 8 yr old TWH & Toby - 16 yr old QH
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post #28 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 04:57 PM
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I am 5'4
my horses have been
16.1
16.2
16

Personally I won't look at a horse (for me to buy) that's any smaller than 15.3. and at 15.3 it better be an amazing horse with a massive Stride. I would prefer 16.1-16.3. But that's just my preferences. Since I show/showed in the 3'6 A show hunters (3'9 this year) I need a horse with a lot of step and bigger horses generally have bigger stride (tho now always) plus bigger horse's tend to be rewarded more (could be b/c they can get down the lines on a slow big canter or just b/c the judges like them more)
I also am moving into the 3'6-3'9 jumpers so I want a big stride horse. I find they 'look the part' more too. Big, bulky sexy jumper horses haha.
Please remember that these are just my preferences and I am not saying that smaller horses are bad in any way
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post #29 of 161 Old 04-15-2008, 09:34 PM
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My horse is 15.3 hh and I'm about 5'6

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post #30 of 161 Old 04-16-2008, 12:25 AM
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I'm about 5'4" (give or take), but I ride a 13hh pony a ton (he is a stinker, that's the only reason I'm riding him). I sometimes ride a few warmbloods (16.3hh, 16.1hh) and get payed to ride a paint gelding who's 16hh and really lengthy.
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