Originally Posted by snoggle
We hope to have some kids soon and have talked about getting something smaller for them to ride (someday). The problem with riding a mini, even for a very small child, is that no adult can ride them to train them. We figured a smaller pony - 12 hands or something like that - could handle me or my husband (we're both small), but be less intimidating for a kid. I wouldn't want to put a kid on a horse that I couldn't ride and test out myself first.
Agree, I found out they have put a little kid on his back no saddle or anything and just lead the kid around. I would lead Merlin around :)