Shetland Ponies


Author: Valerie Russell
Publisher: Whittet Books Limited
ISBN: 9781873580264
Category: Nature
Page: 224
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Describes the development of the breed, and the people who shaped it and offers guidance on how to select and care for a pony, showing and breeding.

Shetland Ponies


Author: Pamela Dell
Publisher: Av2 by Weigl
ISBN: 9781489673848
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: N.A
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Shetland Ponies


Author: Erin Monahan
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1429622350
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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"A brief introduction to the characteristics, life cycle, and uses of the Shetland pony breed"--Provided by publisher.

Shetland Ponies


Author: Janet L. Gammie
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 9781562394387
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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Discusses the physical characteristics, care and feeding, equipment, and training of Shetland ponies.

Shetland Ponies Are My Favorite!


Author: Elaine Landau
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 0761365346
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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Describes the characteristics of the Shetland pony, including a history, a discussion of specific traits, and offers information about riding and ownership.

Haki the Shetland Pony


Author: Kathleen Fidler
Publisher: Floris Books
ISBN: 1782505059
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 144
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Adam and his Shetland pony Haki have been inseparable. Haki is clever and brave and Adam soon trains him to do things other Shetland ponies can't -- to act, to dance and to follow the sound of Adam's bagpipes. But Adam must move off the island to find work and selling Haki is the only way he can leave. Then the pair performs at the Highland Show and a ringmaster is so impressed by the talented pony that he lets Haki, and Adam, join his travelling circus. Haki -- with Sondra the friendly elephant -- become stars of the big tent but some of the circus folk are jealous of their success. Can Adam protect his friend? This classic children's novel from much-loved author Kathleen Fidler takes the reader on an entertaining journey -- from a small Scottish crofting community to the bright lights of the circus. Fidler's authentic and charming depiction of life on Shetland remain, to this day, an unrivalled portrait of Scotland’s islands.

Shetland Ponies


Author: BreAnn Rumsch
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 9781616134228
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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Saddle up and explore the fast-paced world of Thoroughbred horses! Engaging text encourages readers to examine the history of the Thoroughbred and its important role as an American racehorse. From mane to tail, there's no horsing around when it comes to introducing readers to the Thoroughbred's size, coat colors, and majestic features such as its refined face and long, powerful legs. Young equestrians will gain the confidence to identify this spirited breed. Additional chapters cover feeding, grooming, veterinary care, general tack, foals, and basic horse training, as well as information on Thoroughbred racing industry practices. Full-color photos throughout show off the Thoroughbred in various colors and situations. Whether skilled in horsemanship or going for their first ride, readers will feel ready to run with the wind in pursuit of Thoroughbreds! Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index supplement the easy-to-read chapter text. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Shetland Ponies


Author: Amanda Parise-Peterson
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 154350034X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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The Shetland pony makes up for its small size with strength. In the past, Shetland ponies pulled heavy carts overloaded with coal and peat. Today, the ponies show their strength and talent in harness and jumping competitions. Learn how the Shetland pony went from a pit pony of the mines to a faithful friend of both children and adults.

The Shetland pony


Author: L. Frank Bedell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Shetland ponies
Page: 334
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The Shetland Pony


Author: Gail Stewart
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9781560653004
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 47
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A brief history and description of the Shetland pony, including its origins in Great Britain and its appeal to children.

Breeding Miniature Horses & Shetland Ponies


Author: N.A
Publisher: Kay Baxter
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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The Shetland Pony


Author: Amanda Parise-Peterson
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736843744
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Describes the Shetland Pony, including its history, physical features, and uses today. Includes a photo diagram of the pony.

The American Shetland Club Stud Book


Author: American Shetland Pony Club,American Shetland Pony Club/American Miniature Horse Registry
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Ponies
Page: N.A
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Shetland Ponies from Shetland


Author: Margaret Hunter
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781898852667
Category: Shetland pony
Page: 157
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This work examines the Shetland pony in its native homeland. It covers archaeological and written evidence on the Shetland pony, and studies the pit trade, the American trade and The Shetland Pony Stud Society. Chapters detail Shetland shows, the stallion scheme, dedicated breeders and native health before looking towards the future.

Feeding Miniature Horses & Shetland Ponies


Author: N.A
Publisher: Kay Baxter
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Shetland Pony. Shetland Pony Owner's Manual. Shetland Pony Book for Care, Costs, Health, Diet and Grooming.


Author: Emily Peterson
Publisher: Zoodoo Publishing Shetland Pony
ISBN: 9781788650427
Category:
Page: 128
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Shetland ponies are cute, squat, intelligent little equines that originate from the Shetland Isles. They come in different colours and colour combinations and have beautiful long manes and tails. You will find them in two sizes, standard and miniature. Shetland ponies have been transformed into film, television, animation and an endless range of toys that children can't get enough of. But Shetland ponies aren't just for children, many adults compete in events, like carting and carriage racing, with Shetland ponies. Whatever the reason that you want to get a Shetland pony, you can't go wrong! They are friendly companions that can be easily trained, and many become keen competitors in all types of events and competitions. Shetland ponies are also gentle and understanding, so they make ideal pets and rides for children, as well as companion animals to people and other equines. Shetland ponies are known to be easy keepers, and they are. They are hardy, strong equines that have few genetic diseases, and are not inclined to diseases, other than dietary related conditions. Learning how to feed a Shetland pony properly is key to keeping it in good health, and novice owners must pay careful attention to their Shetland pony's dietary needs. Shetland ponies originate from working ponies. On the Shetland Isles they were used to pull carts, ploughs and as transport for centuries, and in the 1800's they were used in the mining industry. They are physically strong and comparing size for size, they are the strongest of all equines. That means that they have to be properly trained at an early age to get the best out of them. Their gentle nature and feisty spirit is an excellent combination but requires a firm but gentle hand when training them. This book will take a novice owner through the history of Shetland ponies, as well as explain their specific needs and how to take care of them. A well trained and properly fed Shetland pony will reward you with love, loyalty, willingness, plenty of laughs and lots of entertainment as its fun, cheeky personality comes through. Covered in this book: - Accessories - Activities - Breed standards - Choosing the right pony - Common diseases - Costs - Daily care - Diet - Equine terminology - Grooming - Health - History - Licencing - Stable management - Temperament .... and much more

Ponis Shetland/Shetland Ponies


Author: Erin Monahan
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1429692286
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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Describes the Shetland Pony, including its history, physical features, and uses today. Includes a photo diagram of the pony.

Shetland Pony Stud-book


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Ponies
Page: N.A
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Buying Your First Miniature Horses & Shetland Ponies


Author: N.A
Publisher: Kay Baxter
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Little Alf

The true story of a pint-sized pony who found his forever home
Author: Hannah Russell
Publisher: Sphere
ISBN: 0751568929
Category: Nature
Page: 288
View: 1167
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There was once born a very little pony. Being quite so little, he was rejected by his herd, and the future looked bleak. A few fields over, a young girl was coming to terms with the fact that she would never be able to ride again. Unknowingly, they were about to change each other's lives . . . The pony was Little Alf, a Shetland pony with dwarfism, and the girl, Hannah, who rescued him aged sixteen. From charity work and building a business together, they became constant companions, though there have been a few casualties along the way - mainly garden ornaments and the neighbours' vegetables. Little Alf is the story of their life together - the adventures and the mischievous behaviour of the most adorable little pony.