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They eat mainly grass. Shetland is mainly grass and heather, but as the ponies can be greedy, they may eat young springs off bushes and any crops planted by farmers.

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Where are there wild horses in scotland?

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


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What do shetland ponies do on a farm?

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