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    Default Show me your fat ponies and Horses!

    This is Bayshore Mia! Owned by one of my students. Right now, she is known as Mia the Whale!

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...type=3&theater

    We have kept a muzzle on her all Spring/Summer up until about a week ago when she decided she had had enough and threw both of her muzzles to God knows where so we couldnt find them! She gets NO grain, very little hay while she is in her stall and is out for only about 8 hours a day.

    This Sunday, the 9th, we have a show to go to. Its a 4H show so it isnt a big deal as far as points and such. Just trying to get her used to being around lots of horses and people so we can get her to the Fjord Eval next year. This will be Becca and Mia's 2nd show ever. Wish us luck!!

    Now, show me YOUR fat ponies!

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    Sorry about that! Should work now!
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    Paris the Pony informed me that she is NOT fat. She is height-challenged.

    And she's not posing for any stinkin' pictures.

    I think we offended her.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldenmare View Post
    Paris the Pony informed me that she is NOT fat. She is height-challenged.

    And she's not posing for any stinkin' pictures.

    I think we offended her.
    LOL!! Thats too funny!
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldenmare View Post
    Paris the Pony informed me that she is NOT fat. She is height-challenged.

    And she's not posing for any stinkin' pictures.

    I think we offended her.
    LOL
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    The Naughty Pony, in all his furry round glory.

    He has been confined to Fat Boy Jail at night for many months now, and his belly no longer sticks out an inch & half beyond his hips on both sides.

    Still not "svelte".
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    We have a small dirt paddock we call the "Weight Watchers corner" because thats were our fat fat mares are!



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    RAR: I so love the Naughty Pony's forelock "do." But, does he have a mane? Just wondering.

    He is definately too cute! He's not fat, he's just fluffy.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rel6 View Post
    We have a small dirt paddock we call the "Weight Watchers corner" because thats were our fat fat mares are!
    ^^^ Lol we have the Jenny Craig dry lots



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    Does it have to be a pony?!?!
    We have reg QH...who whenever someone sees her ask "when's her foaling date??"
    she is a full 1ft on both side past her shoulders when you look at her straight on!!

    The owner said she used to be normal size....but after she has her last foal, the weight just never left!
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    We have "The Pony Lot," a dry lot which consists of a small pony who is as wide as she is tall, her lover who is an 11 hand mule pony with a gut, and four 16 - 17+ hand Percheron mares who are huge in all directions! Yet, it is still referred to as "The Pony Lot"
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    No pics, but Kouma, my Hackney, is closing up on being 12'2h wide, which would make him a perfect square.

    Like oldenmare's Paris, he claims it's just his elegant narrow - yet manly - shoulders that make him "appear" fat.
    And besides that, it's all muscle.

    When I got him last May he was waaaaaaaaaay skinny. Hips, ribs, no butt
    By last November my shoer asked if I was planning on butchering him.
    He was kidding...I think...
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    Here is my DD's pony Sparkle:

    Beginning of summer at pony camp - looks pretty good....
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...6&l=3e326b41fc

    And a couple of weeks ago when we used her for a birthday party....
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...3&l=d4ef2e829b



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    I don't have a picture handy, but the pony I had as a kid was definitely on the round side.

    People were always asking when he was due to foal!



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    I've never gotten around to scanning in my old pics of her, but my childhood pony was so fat that:

    1. She wore a 48" girth with an adult-sized all purpose saddle

    2. If you were riding her bareback, and you slid a little to one side or the other, you couldn't get centered again because you got stuck on the fat pads

    3. She and another equally fat pony once got stuck in a (normal-sized) bumper-pull trailer because the two of them together were the same width as the trailer. There was an audible "pop" when the first one got off

    3. I was told by a judge that I shouldn't be riding her when she was "that close to her time"

    She never got more than a handful of grain and never lost a pound in her life, even when she was so fit that she could play Pony Club mounted games for an hour in July heat without breaking a sweat. Those ponies!
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    love this thread!
    The day she came 6 weeks ago. She had fat deposits over the withers, in front of the shoulder, and was starting some around the tail head.
    She went on a diet, and this is her from our ride yesterday. She's lost a lot, but she's still got that pony belly.



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    Here is mine:

    Felix lost a ton of weight after he was gelded, so we was out on grass all summer. Now, heading into winter he looks pregnant:
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-QAnGRZVRjp...0/IMAG0059.jpg



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    I attempted to cajole Paris into a picture this evening - unfortunately, I was putting her back in the "Weight Watchers" paddock (love that by the way - our new term which sounds much nicer than dry lot).

    Unfortunately, she was highly insulted and told me that she is NO larger in girth than her turn-out companions.

    Which is true - but they are all 16h+ WBs!!! (she is maybe 14h). Evil little wench.

    Her parting attitude was not nice.
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