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post #71 of 161 Old 12-17-2010, 10:20 AM
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I'm 5' 8" all of my horses are around 14.2 give or take an inch. I became aware of another bonus to having short horses when I went on a trail ride with my instructor. I rode a Percheron of hers. Through out the ride My head was in the branches. I had to constantly duck to avoid having my eyes poked out. Through the narrower parts of the trail My legs were rubbed against tree trunks as me and the big guy tried to squeeze through. I've rode the same trails on a little narrow Arabian and had none of these problems. I'll stick to the little guys,
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post #72 of 161 Old 12-17-2010, 10:22 AM
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I am about 5'4-5'5, and right now Sun is around 15 hands, but she should finish out around 16.
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post #73 of 161 Old 12-17-2010, 03:43 PM
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Well I'm 5'7 and the horse I ride best/really have a sense for is 16hh, small barrel.

The other horse who comes in second(belongs to a friend) is 14.1hh medium barrel I'd say.

And my third horse(rest in peace) was around 14.3hh-15hh and had a medium barrel also.

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post #74 of 161 Old 03-06-2012, 12:03 AM
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I'm about 5' 4" and still growing a little. I have a yearling that's 14.1hh and growing MAJOR, I ride a 13.3 Arab.
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post #75 of 161 Old 03-06-2012, 03:35 AM
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I am 5'10" and my boy is 16.2hh...my sister is about 5'5" and her boy is 15hh...she loves horses of any height, but I feel awkward on shorter horses.
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post #76 of 161 Old 03-06-2012, 04:18 AM
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I'm 5' and my horses are 15.3 hh and 16 hh.
I also ride my mother's horses, which are 15.1 and 15.2 1/2

I'm also frequently put on a 14.2 hh pony.
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post #77 of 161 Old 03-06-2012, 05:43 AM
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I'm 161cm and my mare is just a little over 15hh :)


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post #78 of 161 Old 03-06-2012, 08:21 AM
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5'10" my previous mount for the past 15 years was 14.1-.2
I dont think I looked funny on her :)

Horses im currently riding range between 14.3-15.2
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post #79 of 161 Old 03-06-2012, 08:24 AM
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I am 5'9" and two of my horses are 16H and the other two are 17.2H

I like tall horses....hehehehe
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post #80 of 161 Old 03-06-2012, 09:38 AM
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I'm 5'9" and my horse Relan is 15.2h. My other horse relana is 16h and I love how I fit on her. All the other horses I ride range from 14h to 17h.

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