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post #11 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 07:18 AM
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Im 5'1" and ride an 12.2hh pony. :-D
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post #12 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 07:43 AM
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I am 5'3, 125 lbs, and I ride 14.2 and a ~13.2 or .3 horses regularly.
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post #13 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 07:55 AM
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I'm 6' tall and trail ride English. I ride a 17hh, 1600 lb gelding and a 16.2hh, 1200 lb mare, both draft crosses.

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post #14 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 09:09 AM
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I'm 5'0 tall and both my geldings are between 14.2-14.3.
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post #15 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 09:13 AM
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I'm 5'8" and my Paint is 15.1 but he is built like a thoroughbred lol very narrow and I have super long legs so it always makes me feel like I look to big for him as he has no barrel to take up all my leg :)
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post #16 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 09:18 AM
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I'm 5'6" and mine vary, though most avg around 15hh. I ride mainly western, working type QHs (reining, cutting, penning) but also have recently started riding english again & doing a little jumping - I showed hunters for years when I was younger. They range from 14.1 (one of my qh's but he weighs 1100 lbs) to 16.3 (my Hanoverian mare)

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post #17 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 09:54 AM
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I am 5'6" and ride a 15.2h QH, just switched from western to english and I'm learning to jump :) but we mainly do trail riding

EDIT: at my work I also ride horses ranging from 14.2 to 18 hands.. trail riding :)

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post #18 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 09:59 AM
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I'm 5' 8" & my horse is a 14.2hh arabian. He's a narrow build and weighs 750ish pounds.
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post #19 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 10:02 AM
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I'm 5'6, 120lbs, and ride a dainty thin built Racking Horse mare (her mother was full TWH, father unknown.). Indie weighs roughly between 800-950lbs, and measures at 15.1-3 hands tall. ^^ As for discipline, weekend trail rides, and during the week Indie does menial tasks around the property (pulling small wagons, and helping getting me places quicker when I need to go talk to the neighbors.).
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post #20 of 143 Old 11-01-2011, 10:06 AM
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5'2/5'2 around 125 lbs and I ride a twh around 15.3 hh. Generally ride western but do bareback and don't show, but are going to start competitive trail rides/hunter paces/ xcountry next year depending on how the winter goes. :)
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