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shannon123

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shannon123 says:

Too big?

I still own my first pony and can't part with her, i did try to put her out on loan and thought id found the perfect home for her unfortunatly with in 4 weeks it wasn't working out and i didn't feel she was being looked after properly so i took her back, she dropped a huge amount of weight and was a bit under the weather but with good feeding she's now alot better and needs to start being ridden again i have tried to find someone but have been unsuccesful.

She's 13'1 welsh a x appaloosa and is quite fine. At 5ft 8 im way to tall for her but at 7 and a half stone i don't think im to heavy is it a good idea for me to bring her back into work myself?

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Endurance Arabians

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Re: Too big?

As long as you both are happy i wouldnt worry, There is a lady i know who rides a 13.2/13.hh welsh pony she is about 5ft 5in and shes heaver then me (im 9 stone) she competes advance level Endurance upto 100miles she won top Mountian and Moorland pony at our awards dinner on Sat. She also does Dressage and jumps her

Boyfriends come and go but my Arabs are for life

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CaitlinC

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CaitlinC says:

Re: Too big?

Yeah I think that would be fine (:
welsh's are good weight carriers, i have a 13hh welsh mare, and i'm 5"7 and about 9st + she manages to do jumping + pony games with me without a problem (:
As long as you feel you're both comfortable, it's fine

 

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