The Riding Pony is actually one of many horse-breeds.
It is a breed that is registered through the
National Pony Society Stud Book.
Height: ...14-2 hands
Weight: ...1000 #
Job: ...children’s riding pony, eventing pony
"The British Riding Pony should possess a good, honest, attractive head with a bold, intelligent eye well set on head and neck from the shoulder,with a good prominent riding wither. It shouldhave a flat, sloping shoulder with good length of rein, deep heart room and well sprung ribs.
There should be sufficient depth through theloin with enough scope to carry a saddle.
The quarters should have sufficient lengthwith a well set on tail, with the hind legcorrectly put on from the loin, giving a strong second thigh and a good strong, clean hock.
The limbs should have sufficient quality boneto carry the body, with good broad knees,short flat canon bone and the fetlock jointsshould be large enough to stand hard work.Also, there should be a good open shape tothe foot, the pasterns being the correctlength and angled at roughly 45 degrees tothe ground. A show pony should have elegancecombined with movement, with pony type,quality bone and sufficient substance. Theaction should be true, straight and floating,covering the ground with effortless ease."
"The National Pony Society"
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