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Welsh Mountain Pony


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  • Pony.
  • Welsh Mountain Pony   Cob  .
    General information
  • Oldest of the four types of Welsh Pony.
  • Section A of the Welsh Pony stud book.
  • Has a strong resemblance to the Arab   Arab  .
  • Used as a foundation stock for other breeds.
  • Sure-footed and strong.
  • Hardy, due to the environment that has formed its characteristics.
  • Intelligent and trustworthy; hence a good mount for young children.
  • Celtic Pony -> Arab   Arab  .
    Principal uses
  • Riding.
  • Harness.
  • Breeding.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995) International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994) Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994) The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.


  • The Welsh Pony and Cob Society, 6 Chalybeate Street, Aberystwyth, Dyfed SY23 1HS, UK.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.
  • Welsh Pony and Cob Society of America, PO Box 2977, Winchester, VA 22601, USA.

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