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        07-20-2013, 12:21 AM
    Originally Posted by ThoroughbredJumper    
    @Kotori, I COMPLETELY get the short horse thing. Hahahaha though my trainer is mostly against it because... I have a lot of muscle.. so I weigh just over 160lbs (I PROMISE IM NOT FAT) so with my combined height and weight I squish ponies. Hahahhaha but it took FOREVER to find a horse that is my "height"... 17hh! Was looking for something a bit bigger but when he fills out he will be much bigger looking/feeling. Currently he fits me like a glove. Hahaha but yes... it is comical to see people our height on ponies...
    Darn you muscular people! I've spent two years at the gym, with up to 3 trips a week, every weight machine. I now weigh...wait for it...3lb more. I can't gain muscle, therefore weight...I'm the human equivalent of a thouroughbred!..Maybe that's why I love ponies? Their..uh...'Volumtuous hindquarters?

    Oh and so you can get a good mental image of what an issue this is: I'm 5'6" and weigh 118 on a heavy day.
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        07-20-2013, 12:26 AM
    Im a weed, im 13 and am 5'8. We can buy school pants at the beginning of the year, and by the end of the school year, they are too short. I love being tall, although paint are an issue!

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