Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Pony of the Americas

Contributor(s): Bob Langrish


  • Pony.
  • Pony of the Americas   Pony of the Americas  .
    General information
  • Originally from the USA.
  • Developed from the Appaloosa   Appaloosa  and the Shetland Pony   Shetland Pony  .
  • The offspring was a pony with a gentle character.
  • A good mount for young children.
  • The Pony of the Americas' Club was set up and is very popular today.
  • Great strength and stamina.
  • Good action.
  • Agile.
  • Versatile and willing.
  • Good jumper.
  • Easy to handle.
  • Appaloosa   Appaloosa  -> Shetland Pony   Shetland Pony  .
    Principal uses
  • Riding pony for young children.
  • Registered.

Biologic Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Hendricks B L (1995) International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 8-8061-2753-8.
  • Ball C (1994) Horse and Pony Breeds. Quintet Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85076-500-6.
  • Hartley Edwards E (1994) The Encyclopedia of the Horse. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 1-7513-011-59.


  • American Horse Council, 1700 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA.
  • Pony of the Americas, 5240 Elmwood Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203, USA.
  • British Horse Society, British Equestrian Center, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LR, UK.