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Re: RC: Pony Power, Little Big Horses?

    Even though they mature faster, I still don't see how it could be good on
young bones.  But then, I'm not used to ponies so I could be wrong, too.  As
for the '"green" part, what the heck, they have to learn sometime!

> I am not sure what kind of problems you are talking about, but
> pony mature alot
> faster then bigger horses. They do not do any more growing after
> 3 year old and
> this guy turned three January 6th. In fact they don't grow after
> 2. So a three year old pony is much more capable of carrying
> weight and doing more work then a three year old horse. At least
> the ponies that I raise are like that. Also they are raised on
> over 40 acres of hilly pasture, 7 days a week at 24 hours a day.
> If you are talking about taking
> such a very, very green horse out on the trail, there was only a
> few riders and the
> terrain was the same as what he had been raised on.

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