Welsh ponies are among the most popular riding ponies in Europe.
Welsh ponies are among the most popular riding ponies in Europe. They are spirited but very good-natured and friendly. Welsh ponies can be small and dainty or big and stocky. For this reason, they are subdivided into several different breeds, such as Welsh mountain ponies and Welsh cobs.
Due to their size and strength, Welsh ponies were formerly used as pit ponies in coal mines.
- Scientific name: Equus ferus caballus
- Global home: Worldwide
- Conservation status: Least concern