Pony

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Ponies are a small horse. See the Wikipedia Page on Ponies for specific info.

This is a category page for toy horses made to specifically represent this type.



Pony Breeds

Specific pony breeds have their own pages, which are reproduced here

Batak Pony

The Batak pony, also called the Deli pony is a pony breed from Indonesia. Originating in Central Sumatra, it is thought to have descended from Mongolian Horse and Arabian blood, and has continually been infused with additional Arabian blood to improve its quality. The Batak is selectively breed by the Indonesians, and is often used to upgrade the quality of the horses and ponies on nearby islands. For more information visit the Wikipedia page.

British Spotted Pony

The British spotted pony originates in England, and has existed for several hundred years. Apart from the spotted coat colour, the pony must have the following Characteristics : White Sclera, mottled skin, and striped hooves. Horses over 14,2 hands are considered appaloosas and are not included in the breed.

Read more British Spotted Pony Scociety

Chincoteague Pony

The Chincoteague Pony, also known as the Assateague horse, is a breed of pony that developed and lives in a feral condition on Assateague Island in the United States states of Virginia and Maryland.

While phenotypically horses, the Chincoteague is most often referred to as a pony breed.

For more information see the Wikipedia page :Chincoteague Pony

Connemara Pony

The Connemara pony is a pony breed originating in Ireland. They are known for their athleticism, versatility and good disposition. See the Wikipedia page Connemara pony for more about the breed.


Dartmoor Pony

The Dartmoor pony has lived in south-western England for centuries and is used for a variety of disciplines. Dartmoor is a particularly hardy breed with excellent stamina. It is kept in a semi-feral state on Dartmoor, Devon. See the Wikipedia Page on Dartmoor Ponies for breed specific info.

Exmoor Pony

A horse breed native to the British Isles, where some still roam as semi-feral livestock on Exmoor, a large area of moorland in Devon and Somerset in southwest England. See the Wikipedia Page on Exmoor Ponies for breed specific info.

Fell Pony

The Fell pony is a versatile, working breed of mountain and moorland pony originating in the north of England in Cumberland and Westmorland (Cumbria) and Northumberland. It was originally bred on the fell farms of northwest England, and is used as a riding and driving pony.

The Fell pony shares its origins with the now-extinct Galloway pony which was also the root of the Dales pony.

In the early stud books, 50% of ponies were brown in colour, though over the last few decades black has become predominant, followed by brown, bay and grey.

For more see the Wikipedia page Fell Pony


Highland pony

The Highland Pony is a native Scottish pony, and is one of the largest of the mountain and moorland pony breeds of the British Isles. Its pedigree dates back to the 1880s. It was once a workhorse in the Scottish mainland and islands, but today is used for driving, trekking and general riding. They are hardy and tough, they rarely require shoeing, and are economical to keep. For more information visit the Wikipedia page.

Pottok

The Pottok or Pottoka is an endangered, semi-feral breed of pony native to the Pyrenees of the Basque Country in France and Spain. It is considered an ancient breed of horse, particularly well adapted to the harsh mountain areas it traditionally inhabits.

For further information, see Wikipedia : Pottok Pony

Shetland Pony

A breed of ponies native to the Shetland Islands. See the Wikipedia Page on Shetland Ponies for breed specific info.


Miniature Shetland

Welsh Pony

Evidence suggests that a native Welsh-type of pony existed before 1600 BC.The original Welsh Mountain Pony is thought to have evolved from the prehistoric Celtic pony.

At some point in their development, the Welsh breeds had some Arabian blood added, although this did not take away the physical characteristics that make the breed unique. See the Wikipedia Page on Welsh Ponies for breed specific info.