The Shetland pony is a Scottish breed of pony originating in the Shetland Isles in the north of Scotland. The ponies range in height at the withers from approximately 70 cm (28 in) to a permitted maximum of 107 cm (42 in). They have a heavy coat and short legs, and are considered quite intelligent. They are strong for their size, and are used for riding, driving, and pack purposes.
Also known as
This breed is also called American Classic Shetler. Pony, American Shetland Pony, Mini Shetland, Mini Shetland Pony, Mini Shetlandpony, Minishetlandpony, Shetland, Shetland Original, Shetland Pony as well as Shetland Pony (Under 87 Cm).
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