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Are horses ever born dwarfs?

Well a dwarf horse is like a shetland pony or a regular pony not very big but u can still ride the pony not shetland pony Shetland ponies and ponies in general are not Dwarfs! Dwarfs display certain characteristics that are not present in ponies. A miniature horse (A type of pony really) can give birth to dwarfs due to the high level of inbreeding and genetics.

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.

Can shetland ponies breed?

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

What is the weight of a horse?

Shetland ponies will be considerably less than Clydesdales. Or do you mean "at birth"?

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.

How are Shetland ponies mammals?

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

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

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:

Where do shetland ponies mostly live?

Shetland Islands

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.

Why are Shetland ponies herbivores?

All horses AND ponies are herbivores.

Where do shetland pony's come from?

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

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.

Who is a shetland ponies prey?


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.

Do ponies give birth to eggs?

No! Ponies are mammals. All mammals except the echidna and duck-billed platypus give birth to live young.

What is a shetland pony's natural habitat?

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

What year where shetland ponies found?

The original classic type Shetland ponies that come from the Shetland Isle have been kept on the island since the Bronze ages. They were not discovered as much as they were created by the humans that lived there. They were likely a cross of native island stock and ponies brought over by their owners.