Jan 25, 2010 · My haffie Willy is 14.2 hands and can carry a adult or child. Many haflinger folk will say that they can carry 30% of their body weight even those with a athletic build. I love the haflinger breed but realize that although they are very cute and most have wonderful personalities they are a horse. Mine is just going on seven.Author: Ncumming.
How Much Weight Can a Horse Carry? by Liz Osborn HorseScienceNews.com. While most healthy horses can easily carry a rider and saddle, they do have their limits. Now researchers have identified a threshold for when a rider is too heavy for a horse to comfortably carry.
Oct 31, 2007 · I have read on the internet they can carry riders of 250lbs with no problems. Also it said they can pack 300 pounds without a problem. I weigh 279lbs. I am only 5'3 so it would be great to have a shorter horse. Do you think the Haflinger could carry me? Status: Open.
Apr 16, 2009 · Best Answer: they are very strong ponies- obviously if they are in good condition and are not under/over wieght they will be at their best weight bearing ability. A haflinger could easily take a fully grown adult man of up to 15 stone i would have thought. The riding school i used to work at had a 14.1hh haflinger and the 'heavier' female and male adults would ride him.Status: Open.