The Landais is a critically-endangered French breed of small horse or pony. It originated in the marshy plains and woodlands of the département of the Landes, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France, but is more often reared in the département of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, particularly in the arrondissement of Pau. Due to influences from Arab and Welsh blood, it shows more similarity to Oriental horses than to other Celtic breeds.:482 It is used for riding and driving, and is a good trotter.
Also known as
This breed is also called Barthais, Landais, Landais Pony, Lédon, Poney Des Landes as well as Poney Des Pins.
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