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        12-29-2011, 11:48 PM
    Welcome to the forum!
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        12-30-2011, 12:54 PM
    Welcome I am new also so far everybody has been great I think you will get back to riding when you find the ride horse
        12-30-2011, 04:10 PM
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    It is amazing how little one's weight can come to mean when in the saddle. But, having a horse that is not troubled by one's weight is important. I ride a 16 hh appy, who I am sure is not troubled by my 200lbs. But even more fun is riding my friend's 17hh 1400 draft cross, for whom I am like a fly on his back!

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        12-30-2011, 10:17 PM
    I know how you feel, I just got my new horses and I have gained a lot from when I rode before, I worry about my horse lol. I did want horses 15+ hands for my size, and now I have a horse that's so fat he makes me look like a super model lol. I am hoping working him in the round pen and so on will also help me lol
        01-01-2012, 08:40 PM
    Thought I would let everyone know - I tried the big Haffie today and he carried my big butt around like it was nothing, and we had a lot of fun so I put a deposit on him and pending the vet check, he's mine! =)
        01-01-2012, 09:05 PM
    Good for you
    Would love to see some pictures too
        01-01-2012, 09:28 PM
    Oh! Hubby got one or 2 pictures before my daughter dragged him off to see the ponies. Here's one - not a good shot of me, but he looks cute =)

    I look like I might be ready to cry. I actually did cry because I was so happy =P
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        01-01-2012, 09:39 PM
    Welcome to the forum, silver!

    P.S. So is your daughter also looking into riding (based on your post)?
        01-01-2012, 09:49 PM
    Well, she's done lots of pony rides, and seems to have the bug, but she's only 3.5 years old so I have just been letting her do as much as she wants. She's asking for a pony now, so we're going to try to get an older small pony for her this summer - hopefully she really will love it as much as I do! I'd love to go riding with her =)
        01-01-2012, 10:39 PM
    Nice picture

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