Equidae

Morphology

Weight
from 170 to 190 kg
Height
from 90 to 105 cm at withers
Length

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Family
Equidae
Equus caballus
 

diet

The Shetland pony is herbivorous, mainly feeding on grasses and other herbaceous plants.
 

Reproduction

Period of reproduction : end of spring 
Gestation : 11 months
Litter : 1 foal
Sexual maturity : 3 years
 

Habitat - lifestyle

This very old breed is covered with long hair. Intelligent and robust they sometimes have a difficult character.
They live in the wild, in the Shetland Islands, an archipelago with a very harsh climate in an area north of Scotland.