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littrella 07-01-2013 10:52 AM

Subsitute pony
 
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The kids think I make a pretty good subsitute pony! LOL:lol:

greentree 07-01-2013 03:44 PM

To judge this, we MUST see a video at a trot!!!

Hahaha, you are really doing well at driving!

Nancy

michaelvanessa 07-01-2013 04:01 PM

the other pony.
 
hiya thats a good calm pony you have there.
well after takeing you out for a drive i hope you rewarded your pony with a carrot.
as green tree said a video is needed and have you enterd her in a show lol.
looks like your haveing fun there.

Chevaux 07-01-2013 04:14 PM

Good fun!

On a serious note (as I'm not a driving person), how did you find the weight on your arms from the shafts? I've often wondered how the cart (especially the two wheeled ones) compared to the weight of a rider and saddle for the horse.

michaelvanessa 07-01-2013 04:36 PM

weight on arms shafts.
 
the cart can be quite light in weight when in balance.
and its the draft you feel the weight.
but with most carts if thay run smooth thay role quite well with little draft at all.
the only thing is over balance if the driver and passanger sit right back.
as on a horse harness the belly band stops that.

littrella 07-01-2013 04:42 PM

It was actuall pretty easy. I'm about 140lbs & both kids combined are about 285. I felt it more in my legs rather than my arms.

Endiku 07-01-2013 06:45 PM

lol, my friends and I 'drive' each other all of the time! Apparently I'm a very tiny pony but I'm one of those 'stubborn' ones because I tend to be quite lazy until I'm encouraged a lot, then I just lurch forward for a few steps before lazing around again. Apparently I need to go back to ground driving.

michaelvanessa 07-02-2013 02:04 PM

lazy pony.
 
i could not stop laughing when i read your string endiku.
i think you need encouragement may be a carrot on a stick lol.
well i think that idear will soon have you troting lol.
glad to see so many people haveing a laugh.


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