Shetland Pony

The Shetland pony is a breed of pony originating in the Shetland Isles. Shetlands range in size from a minimum height of approximately 28 inches (71 cm) to an official maximum height of 11 hands high (107 cm) at the withers (11.2 hands for American Shetlands). Shetland ponies have heavy coats, short legs and are considered quite intelligent. They are a very strong breed of pony, used for riding, driving, and pack purposes.

Read more about Shetland Pony:  History, Uses, Characteristics, The American Shetland, Standards in The USA and The UK

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Shetland Pony - Standards in The USA and The UK
... There are several major registries for Shetland ponies, the Shetland Pony Stud-Book Society (SPSBS) based in UK, American Shetland Pony Club (ASPC), and the Shetland Pony Society of ... Shetland ponies registered with the SPSBS cannot be taller than 42" at maturity ... ASPC Shetlands range in height from about 30"(rare) to 46" (the breed is measured in inches, not in hands) ...
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... 2 Shetland Ponies named Cruachan and Islay There have been three Shetland pony mascots in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, all called Cruachan ... The pony and his mate are looked after by a "Pony Major" whose duties include their welfare and leading Cruachan during his many appearances at Highland games, fairs ... that if she presented the Battalion with a mascot, such as a Shetland pony, they would constantly be reminded of their Colonel-in-Chief ...
Shetland Animal Breeds - Shetland Pony
... The Shetland pony is a very small, robust breed of pony ... Shetlands range in size from a minimum height of approximately 28 (7 hands, 71 cm) to an official maximum height of 42 inches (10.2 hands, 107 cm) at the withers ... (11.2 hands, 46 in, 120 cm for American Shetlands) Shetland ponies have heavy coats, short legs and are considered quite intelligent ...
Military Mascot - British Army Mascots - The Parachute Regiment
... Two Shetland Ponies named Pegasus and Falkland The first pony mascot within the Regiment dates back to 1950 when Lt ... Arkle presented the 1st Battalion with a Black New Forest pony called Pegasus I. 3rd Battalion also purchased their mascot, a White Welsh pony stallion and called him Coed Coch Samswn ...