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  • How tall are you/How tall is your Horse/Pony?

    Curious to see what height people are riding.
    I am 5'4 and my pony is 14.2hh, and my horse is 15.0hh.

  • #2
    5'5 and 13.3 3/4 900 lb pony. My 6'2 husband has ridden the pony in an emergency.
    Pamela Ellis


    • #3
      I am 5'6"-5'7" (not sure which) and I have 2 horses, a 16 hand, and one that is 15...something (again, not sure exactly)


      • #4
        I am 5' and an three sixteenths of an inch give or take. My horses range from 7 hh to 17.2 hh. The ones I ride are between 10.2 and 17.2. I don't care how tall they are, but as I get older and creakier with a distinct abhorrence of hitting the ground, I definitely prefer the slab sided variety.


        • #5
          I'm 5'6 and my horse is 16.2 1/4 per his card
          ~ Unexpected ~


          • #6
            I'm 5'5 and I own 2 horses, one at 16hh, and one at 16.2hh.


            • #7
              5' 100 lbs

              pony is 14.1 hh and if i had to make a rough guess i'd say 600-700? maybe i'm totally off. he is average size for a stocky pony. either way he carries me pretty well.

              Blitz <3 & Leap of Faith <3


              • #8
                I'm 5'3, my horses are 16.0 (still growing)-16.2h.... I prefer them around 16.0 :-) with a long neck as I'm all torso and short Japanese legs.
                Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
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                • #9
                  I'm 5'2" and I've got a 16.1 gelding and I think he's perfect.

                  ETA: Oh and my 12h pony, love her to death.


                  • #10
                    I'm 5'3"and a smidge and my horses are 16.1 and 16.3+
                    "Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?" Sun Tzu, The Art of War


                    • #11
                      4'10 1/2" and a 14.1 quarter pony. I didn't get a childhood filled with ponies, so I'm making up for it now. d;
                      "Remain relentlessly cheerful."

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                      • #12
                        5'4" on a good day and my current horse is 15.3. My retired guy who my Mom trail rides is 17.1, Mom is 5'10". BF also rides him and he's 6'. Both Mom and BF are able to ride my current show horse because he takes up their legs pretty well but they do look a little goofy.
                        No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
                        For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
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                        • #13
                          6' when I stand up straight, and my horse is 16.2 and a bit.
                          I love my Econo-Nag!


                          • #14
                            I'm 5' and just finished up a lease with a 16.2h horse. He was pretty big for me, but then again, I was too small on my old 15.2 horse!!!
                            Originally posted by MistyPony
                            In all my years of riding, gravity is the one thing that has never failed on me!


                            • #15

                              Working horses are 15.2, 15.3, 15.2, 16 hands; one of the 15.2's is a 4 yr old I think will nudge up to 15.3 like her mama.

                              My filly is 3 months old tomorrow, out of the older 15.2 hand mare, and stands a VERY tall 12.2 and a little change. Yikes! We figure at least 17 hands, as she is all legs with a very long and elegant head.

                              Past horses were 15.1, 16.1, 15.3, 17.1, and 15 hands.

                              My favorite size is typically 15.2-16.2, but I've had good matches above and below that range.


                              • #16
                                I'm 5'7" and my horse is barely 16.1, but I look a tad big on him because he's so compact. I look perfect on a Thoroughbred that's narrow, 16.3, with a long neck and back. I also look normal on large, stocky ponies because they can take my long legs, but I don't have a long torso.


                                • #17
                                  I'm just under 5'1"

                                  My horse is 15.2 1/2 hh but I've owned horses/ponies ranging from 12.1 hh to 16.2 hh and have ridden horses up to 19 hh!!! Believe it or not!! Even though I look like a flea on the big warmbloods I don't feel uncomfortable on them 95% of the time.


                                  • #18
                                    I'm 5'6"..
                                    I have a 16.3 1/2 round WB and a NARROW 16.1 TB/WB. Plus my 14.1 round childhood pony =].
                                    Oh and I train a 14-14.1 hand pony with an average barrel and a 13.1 1/2 chunky pony.

                                    The 16.1 horse fits me the best.


                                    • #19
                                      5'1 and I ride a 13.2h pony. I'm big on her though.


                                      • #20
                                        5'3" and 16h on his tippy toes.
                                        Originally posted by barka.lounger
                                        u get big old crop and bust that nags ass the next time it even slow down.

                                        we see u in gp ring in no time.