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2014-10-30 23:10:33

Family fun event raises awareness and funds to help special needs individuals in Jacksonville through therapeutic horseback riding Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) October

2014-07-17 08:28:27

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioAdaptives, Inc. (OTCBB:BDPT) is pleased to announce Dr. Charlie Timmerman, DVM has joined the Advisory Board for its equine products. Dr.

Ponies Stranded On Island Due To Government Shutdown
2013-10-08 09:25:46

Every fall the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) rounds up a herd of ponies living across the channel on Assateague Island. But this year, the fire department has been forced to forgo the festivities due to the "childish, idiotic actions of the government."

2013-07-09 15:58:32

Buyers want larger size animals to obtain the maximum meat yield, so go for thoroughbreds and riding horses.

Researchers Solve The Mystery Of Horse Domestication
2012-05-08 10:50:18

Just two days after the Triple Crown, scientists have determined that domestic horses, like the Kentucky Derby winner “I’ll Have Another,” originated on the grassy plains of modern-day Ukraine, southwest Russia and western Kazakhstan.

2011-05-19 02:00:00

LEEDS, England, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Think Like a Pony, a unique approach to horsemanship for children, has launched a new interactive club website http://www.thinklikeaponyclub.co.uk. The Think Like a Pony Club philosophy is based around the ethos of developing empathy, respect and understanding between rider and pony. Without good communication skills, horsemanship is difficult and dangerous.

2010-11-05 06:25:00

HAMBURG, November 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Engaging Equestrian Experience Provides Endless Entertainment - Ponyrama Follows Bigpoint's Breakout Casual Hits Farmerama and Zoomumba Beginning next month, pony lovers' dreams come true with the launch of Bigpoint's new browser game, Ponyrama (http://www.bigpoint.com/ponyrama). Developed with an original and lighthearted art style, Ponyrama players set out build the most prestigious and successful stable.


Latest Pony Reference Libraries

Misaki pony
2014-06-17 08:13:14

The Misaki is a breed of pony native to Japan. Imported horses from China dating back at least 2,000 years are believed to be the ancestors of the Misaki pony. It is one of eight breeds native to Japan and roams freely in a natural habitat of the National Monument on Cape Toi, Kushima, on the island of Kyushu. The first record of the Misaki was in 1697 when the Akiauki family rounded up native feral horses for breeding. The Misaki population has remained stable over the last 20 years but...

Galician Pony
2014-06-16 09:48:24

The Galician is a breed of pony originating in Galicia, Spain. It is believed to have been developed from a mix of Celtic horse, Roman horse and horses imported by the Swabians. During the middle ages, the pony was rented or swapped with other horses for its durability and ruggedness to handle the rugged terrain. In 1973 there were an estimated 20,000 Galician ponies in the mountains of the Northwestern Iberian Peninsula. The population is thought to have decreased since. Every year the...

Zemaitukas Pony
2014-05-30 10:02:15

The Zemaitukas is a breed of pony from Lithuania. Known in written documents from the sixth and seventh centuries and used during the Northern crusades as a war horse. During this time the pony had a widespread population, but over time the breed almost became extinct three times. First, during the 1800s when agricultural work needed larger and stronger horses, the Zemaitukas was bred with Trakehners, Araibians and other draft horses which decreased the population greatly. It was saved by...

Tokara Pony
2014-05-30 09:16:08

The Tokara is a breed of pony native to the Tokara islands off the southwestern edge of Kyushu, Japan. The breed was discovered on Takarajima by Shigeyuki Hayashida, a professor at Kagoshima University, in 1952. Its origin is believed that the pony was brought to the island around 1900. Hayashida counted 43 ponies and he named them the Tokara Pony. In 1953, the pony was designated a natural monument of the island. However, by the end of the1960s, the population declined due to...

Timor Pony
2014-05-27 11:55:48

The Timor is a breed of pony developed on Timor Island, Indonesia. Its origin is most likely from Indian breeds imported to the island. A close relative to the Timor is the Flores Pony developed on the nearby Flores Island. The local people used both breeds as working cattle ponies, for riding, driving and light farming. Many ponies have been exported to Australia to be bred and enhance the Australian Pony. The Timor is a strong breed, it is agile, quiet and has a willing disposition....

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