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The height of the horse doesn't have much bearing on how big the field should be. What counts is the horses health, activity level, lifestyle and the quality of the field. One acre is the bare minimum for one horse that will be grazing in a field, assuming the field is well maintained, if not you need to increase the size. However if the horse is on a restricted diet and is not able to graze then a 100 feet by 60 feet dry-lot set up can and does work just as well as a large field provided the horse has constant access to clean , fresh hay.

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