I love huge horses. 16hh and up is my favorite :)
I'm 5'10'' and my horse's withers are up to my mouth. PERFECT!!!
I love her with a burning passion.
Her face markings are kind of ugly (there's no getting around that)
But she has the body type that I love. She's just awesome.
She's some kind of Paint horse. No idea. I've never seen her papers, she was just given to me for free and I board her at the stable where I got her.
And here she is.
Isn't she so cute and fat?
I also love Mulassiers...
And ponies. There's this one really short pony I used to exercise back at my old stable. I think he was 11hh. You wouldn't believe how funny it looked with my legs dangling waaay past his belly :) I love ponies because their gaits are so quick and appealing. When you trot on the one I used to ride (Izzy), you'd pee blood but it was so much fun! Being that low to the ground in comparison to the 15 or 16hh horses I ride is so weird and different. It makes the jumps seem so much smaller. Oh, and the cantering feels like galloping. It's just so weird.
I mean, I love to be high up in a big horse, it's great, but on a low pony it's fun too.
My dream horses would either be an Akhal-Teke or a Kathiawari. Both are relatively small breeds (best of the breed being under 15 hands), elegant and compact. Kind of like horse versions of racing greyhounds or whippets, which suits me just fine because I'm so small, at 5' 2'' and 90lbs. They're both so rare that I'll probably never have the chance of owning them, but a girl can dream ;)
Kathiawari (yes, the ears are in a crescent shape and touch in the middle!):
They still use Akhal-Tekes for traditional games/sport and ceremonies in certain parts of Central Asia, and they are the national emblem of Turkmenistan. They're also well-loved in Eastern Europe for show jumping events.