|Height:||Up to and including 14.2 hh.|
|Characterists:||All ponies must display some or all of the following:- White scler around the eye. Mottled skin, this part dark, pink skin is usually most evident around the genitals. Muzzle, eyes and inside the ears. Striped hooves.|
Leopard: Spots of any colour on a white or lightly coloured background.
Near Leopard: Very similar to above but the pony will usually have a darker head, neck and legs with the remainder of its body being similar to that of the Leopard.
Few Spot Leopard: White base colour with only a few spots. Strong characteristics often accompanied by varnish marks (groupings of dark hairs within an area. Usually nose, check bones. Stife, gaskin and knee).
Snowflake: White spots on a dark base coat.
Blanket: An area of white over the hips and hindquarters with or without spots. Any base colour. The blanket can extend over the entire back and shoulders. The latter must display strong breed characteristics.
Mottled: The coat is most often irregularly ticked with white, having also large or small roan spots, their outlines rather blurred. Sometimes also a coat looking like an ordinary roan but in which dark blots (varnish marks) appear.
Piebald and skewbald markings of any kind are not allowed.
|Head:||Full of quality and true pony character. Big bold eyes, set well apart. Ears should be well placed, small neat and in proportion to the head. Prominent pen nostrils. Clean well defined throat. A coarse head and roman nose is discouraged.|
|Neck:||Should have good length and be well carried. Moderately lean in mares but inclined to be more cresty in stallions. Slightly heavier neck is allowable in the cob type.|
|Shoulders:||Good strong, sloping and well laid back. Withers should be well defined but not 'knifey'.|
|Forelegs:||Should be square and true. Not tied in at the elbow. Long strong forearms with well developed knee. Short fat below the knee. Pasterns of proportionate length and slope. Well shaped dense hooves. The cob type should have a greater abundance of bone without coarseness and a moderate quantity of fine feather when in the rough.|
|Hind Quarters:||Lengthy, strong, well muscled, not ragged or dropping with well set on tail.|
|Hind Legs:||Well let down hocks, large flat clean bone, prominent points. The hock not to be set behind a line from the point of quarter to fetlock joint. No sickle or cow hocks. Pasterns to be of proportionate length and slope. Hooves well shaped and dense.|
|Action:||Low, straight, from the shoulder. Free flowing. Hocks well flexed with straight action coming well under the body. The cob type may show more knee action.|
|General:||A quality pony with adequate bone and substance, hardy and active with real pony character of miniature, riding or cob type .|