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Dartmoor pony

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːtmʊə
 
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Definition of Dartmoor pony in English:

noun

A pony of a small hardy breed with a long shaggy coat in winter.
Example sentences
  • Jackie's Dartmoor pony Springtimes Mischief, ridden by Polly Edsell, took the small breeds International ticket.
  • The Dartmoor Pony is an attractive pony very much in demand for its gentle nature as a child's first riding mount.
  • The Dartmoor of today is an extremely versatile riding pony. In addition to the Mountain and Moorland showing classes, Dartmoor ponies are extremely successful in Riding Pony classes, excel at jumping and are agile and fast in gymkhana events.

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