Originally Posted by Pawsnfur
I have been wondering if I'm too big to ride. I'm right at 245, am 5' 8" and am riding a well balanced horse of about 15.3. She is about 8 years old. We don't jump or trail ride, just play around on the farm. She usually rides for my tinny little 39 pound 5 yr old.
NO! YOU ARE NOT TOO BIG TO RIDE!!! I'M 5'9", 260!
MY NEW MARE, 4YR OLD, APPROX 15.2HH, HAVEN'T MEASURED YET, WE'RE BOTH BUILDING UP OUR STAMINA, I'VE RIDDEN HER 3 HRS LONGEST RIDE SO FAR, AND SHE WAS READY TO GO FOR MORE!!! I DON'T JUMP/DRESSAGE.. JUST PLEASURE. GET ON AND HAVE A BALL!!!