Shetland pony

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Shetland pony

Shetland pony, smallest breed of horse, originating in the Shetland Islands some 200 mi (322 km) N of Scotland. The Shetland resembles a miniature draft horse and has long been used for working purposes. The most popular of the ponies, it has a gentle disposition and is therefore a favorite mount for children. Its official size is less than 46 in. (117 cm) high, and some Shetlands are scarcely more than 2 ft (61 cm). The coat is characteristically long and shaggy and may be any color, although many Shetlands have irregular dark and white patches.
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Shetland pony

a very small sturdy breed of pony with a long shaggy mane and tail
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NORTH AMERICAN SHETLAND SHEEPBREEDERS ASSOCIATION (NASSA), 15603 173rd Ave., Mile, IA 50166.
NORTH AMERICAN SHETLAND SHEEP BREEDERS ASSOCIATION, 15603 173rd Ave., Milo, IA 50166.
NORTH AMERICAN SHETLAND SHEEPBREEDERS ASSOCIATION, 15603 173rd Ave, Mile, IA 50166.

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