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www.pets4homes.co.uk/breeds/horses/shetland

The tiny Shetland developed out of ponies native to the Shetland Islands and those brought across by the invading Vikings. The result is a hardy, intelligent and resourceful little pony. Although Shetlands are often used as show ponies or for novelty events such as Shetland races at horse shows, they are far more than just ...

www.thespruce.com/meet-the-shetland-pony-1885871

Feb 17, 2017 ... Meet the cute, clever, strong and hardy Shetland Pony. Learn about the Shetland Pony's unique breed characteristics, their history and present day uses.

www.personalponies.org/programs/why-uk-shetland/facts-about-uk-shetlands

Facts About UK Shetlands. Kaiser. Shetland ponies are small but are not “mini horses”. They are full sized ponies which we breed to be no more than 36 inches tall even though some are smaller and some larger. We also breed a line of smaller UK ponies who are suited to go into hospitals, senior centers and other " indoor" ...

www.guidehorse.com/faq_horses.htm

Other foreign breeds such as the Miniature Toy Horse and the U.K. Shetland Pony are said to have far less birthing problems and foal deaths. Pedigree research is said to be very important. Are miniature horses a recognized horse breed? No. There is no recognized breed-wide standard for miniaturized horses, and dozens ...

axequestrian.wordpress.com/2017/06/24/silver-shetland-ponies

Jun 24, 2017 ... I'm often involved in discussions of silver Shetland ponies and presenting the facts we know about the subject for sure, often leads to either the original post to disappear on Facebook or people sending private messages asking why I hate silver Shetland ponies and telling me to stop hunting them and ...

www.woburnsafari.co.uk/discover/meet-the-animals/mammals/shetland-pony

Woburn Safari Park is home to one Shetland Pony named Holly; she is jet black in colour and has an impressive thick, bushy mane. She shares a paddock with three donkeys; you will find Holly and her friendly companions on the Animal Encounters section. Share your discovery ...

nfstyle.com/eight-things-you-might-not-know-about-shetland-pony-steeplechase-racing

May 30, 2017 ... We have answers for you in the form of a few fun facts and insights straight from the Devon Horse Show where the show's famed Dixon Oval just hosted the first two races of the 2017 WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase Championship Series, presented by Charles Owen, on Sunday and Monday, May 28 ...

www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/photos/12-astonishing-facts-about-horses/ponies-miniature-horses-are-only-sort-same

Oct 12, 2015 ... Horse, pony... miniature horse? What's the difference? You probably know that both ponies and miniature horses are smaller versions of the typical dom.

www.flamingoland.co.uk/zoo-and-conservation/zoo/farm-animals/39-shetland-ponies.html

Amazing Facts. This horse is an ancient breed seen for over 2,000 years. The pony was used in Britain as a pit pony in coalmines. Sheltland ponies are usually less than 42 inches tall.