Equus caballus caballus shetland
Shetland isles, Scotland
Ηerbivorous. Grass, leaves, lucerne, oat, barley.
Gestation: 11 months, 1 foal.
Social structure: 1 stallion several mares
Dimensions: height: 70-110cm
Estimated population in the wild: unknown
Threats: There are no threats recorded for this breed. They are widely bred all over the world.
IUCN Status: Not evaluated
Did you know that:
The Shetland pony is probably the strongest horse relative to its size.
Because of its small size, it was used in the past in coal mines in the UK.
It is now found all over the world as a domesticated horse.