WELSH SECTION D PONY
upper height limit.
colour, except piebald and skewbald.
of quality and pony character. A coarse head and Roman nose are
square and not tied in at the elbows. Long, strong forearms.
Knees well developed with an abundance of bone below them. Pasterns
of proportionate slope and length. Feet well-shaped. Hoofs dense.
When in the rough, a moderate quantity of silky feather is not
objected to but coarse wiry hair is a definite objection.
and loins , muscular, strong and well coupled. Deep through the
heart and well ribbed up.
and strong. Ragged or drooping quarters are objectionable. Tail
well set on.
Legs: Second thighs, strong and muscular. Hocks, large, flat
and clean, with points prominent, turning neither inwards nor
outwards. The hind legs must not be too bent and the hock not
set behind a line falling from the point of the quarter to the
fetlock joint. Pasterns of proportionate slope and length. Feet
well shaped. Hooves dense.
true and forcible. The knee should be bent and the whole foreleg
should be extended straight from the shoulder and as far forward
as possible in the trot. Hocks flexed under the body with straight
and powerful leverage.
hardy and active, with pony character and as much substance as