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2010-01-26 07:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today that PONY FRIENDS® 2, the sequel to the top selling Nintendo DS(TM) title, will become available in North America on February 23, 2010.

2009-04-29 08:54:31

The recent deaths of 21 polo ponies in Florida was caused by an overdose of the mineral supplement selenium, Florida's state veterinarian says. Veterinarian Thomas J.

2009-04-21 11:03:35

An investigation of the death of 21 polo horses centers on whether they died from a toxin, a virus or a contagious disease, said officials in Wellington, Fla. The magnitude of this is shocking, said Peter Rizzo, executive director of the United States Polo Association.

2009-04-20 19:14:00

PALM BEACH, Fla., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- This is tragic news. We are deeply concerned about the death of our ponies. For the last three decades, Lechuza Polo has participated in Polo Championships and tournaments all around the globe.

2008-07-23 18:00:41

PEOPLE'S enduring fascination with the pit ponies who toiled for centuries in Britain's mines has inspired the latest book by a North East author, historian and former mineworker.

2008-07-22 18:00:32

After several hours of severe thunderstorms this morning, the extreme amount of rainfall at the Boone County Fairgrounds caused organizers to cancel some events for today only. The carnival will not be open today, and the compact/midget/ micro-midget car races will not be held.


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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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