Average lifespan in the wild: 30 years
Origin: Shetland Islands
Did you know?
- This horse is an ancient breed seen for over 2000 years. The Shetland pony originates from the island of Shetland, near the Scottisch coastline. The Shetland Islands have a very harsh, unforgiving climate, which is why the Shetland pony has developed a thick coat
- The Shetland pony could come in various colors however the most dominating one is the black, hazelnut, grey crème and silver color. It is a very cute, well-mannered and intelligent animal. It is a great companion for kids, however it should be trained because otherwise it tends to act quite impatiently and stubbornly.