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PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:05 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Hi Everyone,
My little lady is just turning 16 months and currently stands at 15hh
Her Dam is a 16.3hh Warmblood and her Sire is an 18.2hh Shire
Do you have any idea roughly what I should be looking at height wise for her when she is fully grown. I should learn to be patient and wait and see but quite simply I cant!

Its very exciting, I have an idea in my head but thought I would ask peoples opinions Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:56 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Now that she's passed a year you can measure from the middle of her knee to her coronet band (front leg) - in a straight line -and convert the inches into hands. For example, our Clydie X measures 16 inches and he is indeed 16hh.

Or the string test - piece of string, measure from the middle of her front fetlock to her elbow. Hold the string at her elbow and twist it up over her wither and measure the gap and add that on to her current height.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:58 am Reply with quoteBack to top

OH DEAR!! It said she would make 19.3hh - GULP!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:08 am Reply with quoteBack to top

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:30 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Think I may have to start making plans to set up her double stable Shocked
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 6:16 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Just reading through these..

Interesting my 20 month old filly is 16.2 at the mo.. I'll have to do the measurement test tomorrow.. How big is yours now a year on?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:41 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Hiya, my not so little lady is 16.3hh at the moment and I am pretty sure she has quite a bit more growing to do
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