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Dartmoor Pony Horses
The Dartmoor Pony is a beautiful feral pony, living primarily in
Southern England. They are said to have great endurance and
stamina, and a great working pony or riding pony.
Dartmoor Ponies are considered ideal for use as work ponies, primarily because of their hardiness and ability to work in harsh climates. Dartmoor Ponies are strong hoofed. Dartmoor Poinies live in the wild in Dartmoor National Park, in England. However, there are many domesticated Dartmoor Ponies also. The Dartmoor Pony has greatly decreased in numbers, and is said to have declined a great deal in population since the 1930s.
Dartmoor Ponies are consistent in their coloring, with the common coloring being bay, brown, black, gray chestnut or roan. There are also Dartmoor Ponies with piebald, skewbald, and a great deal of white—however these colors aren't recognized by the breeding society. The breeding society was founded in 1924, and now records are kept of the breeding activities of Dartmoors as accurately as possible.
If you are in the market for a beautiful riding pony with a gentle persona, you can't go wrong with a Dartmoor Pony. Dartmoor ponies for sale are easy to find. You can find Dartmoor Ponies for sale from pony breeders, local pony owners, or even on the internet. If you find Dartmoor Ponies for sale, be sure to look at all of your options and to price compare. The ages, abilities, dispositions, and other desired attributes will vary a great deal on the Dartmoor Ponies for sale that you find. Also, the prices of Dartmoor Ponies for sale that you find will vary quite a bit as well.
When you find the Dartmoor Pony for sale that you must have, be sure to get to know him or her a bit before taking him or her to its new home. Once you have found the Dartmoor Pony for sale that will be your new pony, make sure that you have all of the pony accessories and supplies you will need. If you are a first time pony owner, you will have a great deal of pony supplies to obtain. If you own other ponies, your new Dartmoor Pony won't require many additional supplies.
Finding Dartmoor ponies for sale is a fairly simple task. Finding the Dartmoor Pony that is right for you is a much more challenging task. However, if you are a pony lover, and take the time to get to know the Dartmoor ponies for sale that you meet, you will soon be spending time with your very own Dartmoor Pony.
Because Dartmoor Ponies are so great for riding and have such stamina, be prepared to show your pony off to all of your friends. Dartmoor Ponies usually don't seem to mind the adoring attention that is paid them, as long as your friends are familiar with the proper way to interact with ponies, and they have adjusted to their domestic environment. Before you introduce your Dartmoor Pony to everyone you know, make sure it is comfortable in its new home.