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Re: Too tall horse?
I am 5' 2" and shrinking and one of my horses is 16.0hh I can't get on him
and the other weekend my other half tried to give me a leg up in front of
the entire ride. I didn't make it up there but sort of scrambled around in
mid air while my adorable equine partner wandered off. My other horse is
conveniently shorter and much more polite. I too continually scour the
terrain for useful mounting blocks, slopes going my way, logs and branches
but never a leg up.
>From: Niccolai Murphy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: EAMULE@aol.com, Ridecamp@endurance.net
>Subject: Re: Too tall horse?
>Date: Thu, Oct 29, 1998, 5:36 pm
>You can empathize with my 4'10" wife's difficulties in getting on our
>16.2h TB. I can never keep a straight face.
>> My only problem with my 15.3hh horse on rides was my 5'4" height.
>If she had
>> been an inch taller we would have had real problems.
>> When I was tired and had to get off and get back on she would seem
>> when I started! If there was a hill, rock, or log to stand on to
>help me up
>> there was no problem! Of course, if there wasn't anything to assist
>> managed, but it could be a struggle at times.
>> I am excited about my new "short" horse!
>Nicco Murphy - Poway, San Diego, CA
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