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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

 

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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,
 

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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"




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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...
 

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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.

 

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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.
 

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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 :)
 

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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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Well, I'm 20 years old, and 5'2.
Hotrod is 1 1/2 years old, and already 15hh.

It isn't a good picture, but maybe you can get some idea from it, hehe.

 

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im 5ft2 my horses are 14.3hh & 16hh. i ride small ponies to 18hh. both my horses are great sizes i think !
 

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Don't be afraid of the taller horse. It gives you a different view but they really aren't any different.

I am 5'5" and the horses I have ridden range from 14 hh to about 18hh. Most of my using horses are between 14.2 and 15.1 hh though.
 

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I am 5'3" and my mare is 14.2hh but I've ridden horses from a 10hh pony to a 17hh TB... though I still feel more comfortable on a 14-15hh horse lol Here's a picture of me and Bella



 

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I am 5' (5'1" on my tall days)
and my boy is 14.3 my new mare is about 15 h I am guessing (Haven't tested yet) But here is a pic of Me and Romeo.
I have ridden horses up to about 16 hands and when Minnie is rideable I will ride her. (17.2)

This was like 2 weeks after I got him (I was afraid to ride by myself so I had my mom lead me!)
 

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I am 5'4" and have always had 16+hh horses, but now I have my midget Tom, he is only 15.2hh, Feels so wierd, I feel like my feet are going to drag the ground!!
 

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I'm 5'2" and Stella is about 14.1 hh and Luna is close to 15 hh and she's still growing, but probably only an inch or two more. The older I get the shorter I prefer them. :D
 

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I am 5'5" and Lillie is only a yearling and is 13.2h.
 

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I am 5'8" and my mare is 15.1hh :)
 

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I'm 5'7-8" ish and Lacey is 14.1 or 14.0. Standing next to each other, I look like a giant compared to her, but on her back I look perfectly fine. It's mostly because my height is in my torso, not my legs.





 
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