Shetland pony
Shetland pony Shet"land po"ny One of a small, hardy breed of horses, with long mane and tail, which originated in the Shetland Islands; a sheltie. [1913 Webster]

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  • Shetland pony — n. any of a breed of hardy pony (typically 38 40 in, 96.5 101.5 cm, in height), originally from the Shetland Islands, with a full mane and tail and a shaggy coat in winter …   English World dictionary

  • Shetland pony — ► NOUN ▪ a small, hardy rough coated breed of pony …   English terms dictionary

  • Shetland pony — Infobox Horse name= Shetland Pony status = DOM image caption= A Shetland pony groomed for show in Europe altname= Shetland country= Shetland Islands, United Kingdom group1= group2= std1= std2= features = Intelligent, small size, sturdy build,… …   Wikipedia

  • Shetland-Pony — Shetlandpony Wichtige Daten Ursprung: Shetland Inseln Hauptzuchtgebiet: England Verbreitung: Europa, USA, in Deutschland ca. 650 Zuchthengste und ca. 3000 Zuchtstuten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shetland pony — Shetlandpony Wichtige Daten Ursprung: Shetland Inseln Hauptzuchtgebiet: England Verbreitung: Europa, USA, in Deutschland ca. 650 Zuchthengste und ca. 3000 Zuchtstuten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shetland pony — UK [ˌʃetlənd ˈpəʊnɪ] / US [ˈʃetlənd ˌpoʊnɪ] noun [countable] Word forms Shetland pony : singular Shetland pony plural Shetland ponies a type of small strong horse with a rough coat that young children can ride on …   English dictionary

  • Shetland pony — n. 1 a pony of a small hardy rough coated breed. 2 this breed. * * * Shetland pony [Shetland pony] [ˌʃetlənd ˈpəʊni] [ˌʃetlənd ˈpoʊni] noun a very small, strong horse with a rough coat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shetland pony — one of a breed of small but sturdy, rough coated ponies, raised originally in the Shetland Islands. [1795 1805] * * * Breed of pony that originated in Scotland s Shetland Islands. Well adapted to the islands harsh climate and scant food supply,… …   Universalium

  • Shetland Pony — An ancient breed of small horse. A pony that looks very much like the modern Shetland existed at least 2,000 years ago on the Shetland islands. Hair from Shetland ponies provided the raw materials for fishing nets and lines. Fishing was the basis …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • Shetland pony — /ʃɛtlənd ˈpoʊni / (say shetluhnd pohnee) noun a pony of a small, sturdy, rough coated breed. Also, Sheltie. {from the Shetland Islands, where the ponies were originally bred} …   Australian English dictionary

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