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HorseGurl27 12-23-2009 08:59 PM

How tall are you and your horse?
 
I've only ever ridden 14.3-15.2 h.h. horses and pretty soon I might be testing out a 16.2 hander! I'm a little nervous about the height but he is a sweet horse and I'm sure I'll get use to it. :-P

How tall are you and your horse?

It would be nice to see some pictures! :D


ridergirl23 12-23-2009 09:03 PM

i am about 5.2-5.4
my new horse is 16.1.... i dont find her big at all, then again at the barn there are a few 18 hand dressage horses...:lol:
haha heres a pic, its nto that good, but it shows an idea of how big she is to me, http://www.horseforum.com/members/10...icnik-6772.jpg

1dog3cats17rodents 12-23-2009 09:03 PM

I'm 5'4", my horse is 17hh.

I know how you feel! I went from a hot, 15hh QH to a 17hh, lazy, unsensitive TB. It's a big change, but once you get used to it you won't think twice!
3rd ride (at this time, he was 16.3, and I was 5'3.5"
http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/100_3186.jpg

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u...y252009084.jpg

Jumping over the summer
http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u...s/100E3766.jpg

farmpony84 12-23-2009 09:08 PM

I'm 5'2. Pistol is 15.2, Blue is 14.2, Beauty is 14.3, Sierra is 15.3, and Riley is around 16 hands, maybe a little taller by now...

Gillian 12-23-2009 09:09 PM

Zeus is 16hh and I'm 5'4". :]
But he always looks much taller next to me, I think I look shorter than I am... ha ha.

http://c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/i...8364412548.jpg

dressagexlee 12-23-2009 09:13 PM

I'm five feet, and Freddy is 17.2. <3

http://i904.photobucket.com/albums/a.../riding1-1.png

nirvana 12-23-2009 09:47 PM

My horse is 16hh and I am barley 5ft tall! My instructor says that Im the perfect hight cause I am short enough to ride ponies (with out looking too big) yet I dont look too small on large horses.

TwisterRush 12-23-2009 09:54 PM

well, to start, i am a 14 year old. 5'5" tall, So im still growing.
.My horse Indigo is 16.2HH
I think he is absolutely PERFECT height, i love tall horses haha :)

eventerwannabe 12-23-2009 10:04 PM

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I am 5'8ish (give or take .5") and Bear is roughly 17.2 on a good day. Everyone says he is the perfect height for me, though sometimes... Just kidding! ;]

I have only ever ridden one pony, and that was my childhood pony. Most of the horses I ride are 15.2-16.1hh, but I wanted a horse I could ride even if I hit 6'! xD

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HorseGurl27 12-23-2009 10:06 PM

Wow I couldn't even imagine riding a 17 h.h. horse and by the looks of it a lot of you all do!


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