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    #61
    Loving all the new additions! I'm going to have to start Googling the little guys.

    Measured my mare the other day and she's sprouted up a bit - 15.3 in back, 15.2 in front. I was a proud mom.

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    • #62
      I just bought a 13.3 horse. He is massive! And adorable! (Check out pictures at the link in my signature line.) Of course I don't show and don't have to keep up with whatever standards. But my 13.3 guy does not feel small to me.
      I have a Fjord! Life With Oden

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      • #63
        I was looking through older pics on my Facebook and saw this combination from over the summer.

        This is what it looks like going to a GP oxer on Nikki!
        http://www.youtube.com/user/supershorty628
        Proudly blogging for The Chronicle of the Horse!

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        • Original Poster

          #64
          Originally posted by supershorty628 View Post
          I was looking through older pics on my Facebook and saw this combination from over the summer.

          This is what it looks like going to a GP oxer on Nikki!
          You are brave! I hope my mare has half the heart as Nikki.

          Side bar, what's her breeding?

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          • #65
            Originally posted by over the moon View Post
            You are brave! I hope my mare has half the heart as Nikki.

            Side bar, what's her breeding?
            Nikki's pedigree
            http://www.youtube.com/user/supershorty628
            Proudly blogging for The Chronicle of the Horse!

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            • #66
              My mare barely measures 15.2hh. She's my favorite horse ever to ride. She probably has a ten foot stride, and we do add in in and outs occasionally, but she has more heart and scope than a lot of the bigger horses I have ridden. She is only 8 and just stepped up to the 20s. We even made it to washington this year! As long as you have no fear going up to a jump bigger than you, you should be fine! She has not only gotten me to be a huge mare fan, but also a huge fan of smaller horses! Here pictures of her:
              http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...type=3&theater

              http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...type=3&theater
              If your horse says no, you either asked the wrong question or asked the question wrong.

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              • #67
                Originally posted by refresh View Post
                I've been working with a cute TB mare who is around 15hh, although I've never measured her. Not quite a success story yet, as she's still green but here's a confo shot. She jumps very cute as well. Sorry she's a bit dirty!
                http://www.flickr.com/photos/2538379...7631920085178/

                Edit!!

                Here is a nice jumping photo I got today! Not the best quality as it's off a video.
                http://www.flickr.com/photos/2538379...5178/lightbox/
                My jaw literally dropped after seeing that jumping picture. Love her!!
                Von Hendrix aka Jimi

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                • #68
                  My favorite horse ever was The Boy Wonder (rookie), won the big A/O Jumpers at Harrisburg among a lot of other big classes. 15.2 on a good day, and an appendix QH. Quiet and sweet on the ground, and really got a lot of funny looks when they went in the big rings until his rider turned it on and they beat the snot out of everyone. Unfortunately he shattered a pastern and had to be put down a couple years ago.

                  https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot..._2069689_n.jpg

                  php?fbid=460871198536&set=a.460871193536.252262.82 4003536&type=1&theater

                  https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...1_217390_n.jpg

                  https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot..._4764408_n.jpg
                  If you love me let me go....

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                  • #69
                    ^^ Mine too!!

                    Have to add that I'm also a huge fan of hunter'n'jumper's little mare too.

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                    • #70
                      Originally posted by alittlegray View Post
                      My favorite horse ever was The Boy Wonder (rookie), won the big A/O Jumpers at Harrisburg among a lot of other big classes. 15.2 on a good day, and an appendix QH. Quiet and sweet on the ground, and really got a lot of funny looks when they went in the big rings until his rider turned it on and they beat the snot out of everyone. Unfortunately he shattered a pastern and had to be put down a couple years ago.

                      https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot..._2069689_n.jpg

                      php?fbid=460871198536&set=a.460871193536.252262.82 4003536&type=1&theater

                      https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...1_217390_n.jpg

                      https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot..._4764408_n.jpg
                      Loved him!
                      Originally posted by EquineImagined
                      My subconscious is a wretched insufferable beotch.

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