Welsh ponies are one of the
worlds most versatile ponies. They are excelling
in all facets of the equestrian scene in all parts
of the world.
The Welsh Mountain pony needs
little introduction. They must not exceed 12hh
(121.9cm) in height.
In New Zealand they are used extensively in the
show ring. Most of
our top Lead Rein ponies are Section A or (Welsh
They have also excelled in other disciplines like
1st ridden and harness.
Section B welsh ponies must
not exceed 13.2hh (137.2cm) in height. The general
description of the Welsh mountain pony can be
applied to the section B with greater emphasis
being on riding pony qualities whilst still retaining
the true Welsh quality with substance. Many of
our top Riding ponies are Welsh section B / cross.
The Welsh pony of Cob type
(section C) is the stronger counterpart of the
Welsh pony. Their height must not exceed 13.2hh
(137.2cm) Section Ds are to be strong hardy
animals, active with pony character and as much
substance as possible. They can be of any height.
The action of the C and D Cobs is to be free,
true and forcible. The knee should be bent and
the whole foreleg should extend straight from
the shoulder and as far forward as possible at
the trot. Hocks flexed under the body with straight