preferred height range is: -
Stallions & Geldings 11.3 hh (119.4 cm) to 12.3 hh (129.5cm) at maturity.
Mares 11.2 hh (116.8 cm) to 12.2 hh (127 cm) at maturity.
|Colour:||Bay, brown or dun, with black points; mealy colour on muzzle, round eyes and inside flanks; no white markings anywhere.|
|Type:||Definite "pony" character; hard and strong; vigorous and alert and symmetrical in appearance; mealy muzzle; "Toad eyes".|
|Head & Neck:||Ears short, thick and pointed; clean-cut face; wide forehead; eyes large, wide apart and prominent (Toad eyes); wide nostrils; mealy muzzle; clean throat; good length of rein.|
|Shoulders:||Clean, fine at top, well laid back.|
|Chest:||Deep & wide between and behind forelegs. Ribs long, deep, well sprung and wide apart.|
|Back:||Level; broad and level across loins; tail neatly set in.|
|Legs:||Clean and short, with neat hard feet; forelegs straight, well apart and squarely set; hind legs well apart, nearly perpendicular from hock to fetlock with point of hock in line with pelvis bone, wide curve from flank to hock joint; legs free in motion with no tendency to sweep or turn.|
|Movement:||Straight and smooth, without exaggerated action.|
- close, hard and bright.
Winter -a double-layered dense coat with an under insulating layer of fine, springy hair and an outer water-proofing layer of hard, greasy hair.
|General:||Alert expression and general poise indicating balance and symmetry of movement; fine clean bone.|