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Shetland ponies...

1. One of the most hardiest ponies in the world.

2. They can pull two times their own weight.

3. They were domesticated around 500 b.c.

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Can shetland ponies breed?

Yes - if they did not there would be no more Shetland ponies.

What are shetland ponies used for?

Shetland ponies can be ridden by young and small children. Shetland ponies are also used as paddock pals for racehorses and horses.

How are Shetland ponies mammals?

Shetland ponies are mammals as they bear live young and suckle them

What animals eat shetland ponies?

Shetland ponies do not live in the areas with animals that would consume them. Lions, Panthers and Leopards would eat Shetland ponies if they were in the same area.

Where do Shetland Ponies come from?

Shetland Ponies come from The Shetland Isles in the North Sea, just above and to the east of Scotland, in the UK.

What is the Shetland ponies enemy?

Humans and cougars are the top predators of Shetland Ponies. They are native to Scotland.

Do Shetland ponies live in NZ?

Hi, I live in England and have a shetland pony and to be honest with you there is no reason why shetland ponies couldn't live in New Zealand

Where do shetland ponies mostly live?

Shetland Islands

When was the shetland ponies brought to the us?

It appears that Shetland Ponies were brought to The United States of America in the mid 1800's if you want to see for yourself check out this site:

Why are Shetland ponies herbivores?

All horses AND ponies are herbivores.

Do shetland ponies drink water?

Yes of course Shetland ponies drink water! Most animals can't live without it.

How long can shetland ponies live for?

Shetland ponies can live too 30 to 50 years old if they're in good heath

What do shetland ponies eat?

Shetland pnoies eat the same food that other ponies eat. Like hay, grain, and grass.

Where do shetland pony's come from?

Shetland ponies come from the Shetland Aisles in the northern part of Scotland.

Who is a shetland ponies prey?


What do shetland ponies do on a farm?

Altough not large, a Shetland can pull a cart.

Where are there wild horses in scotland?

In the Shetland Islands! That is where Shetland Ponies come from.

How do Shetland ponies respond to nature?

Shetland ponies enjoy nature. They are outdoor animals so they enjoy being in fields of grass where they can run and play. Most Shetland ponies are also trained to that people can ride them. They enjoy this if they are taken on long walks where they can enjoy the scenery.

Are shatland ponies farm animals?

Shetland ponies are a small breed of hardy pony found in the Shetland Isles off the east coast of Scotland

How long can shetland ponies live up to?

Shetland ponies can live until they are around 25-3o. but it really depends on how they are cared for and if they are in good health or not.

What is a shetland pony's natural habitat?

The Shetland ponies natural habitat is Shetland Isle off the coast of Scotland.

What is the population of shetland ponies?


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Is shetland ponies are endangered?

no not really

What was the Shetland pony used for in the olden days?

In the olden days shetland ponies where used in the cole mines. And some where used for what they are used for today (ponies for kids).