7 super-sweet Shetlands for sale this week *PICTURES*

  • From first pony to field companion, Shetland ponies can be worth their weight in gold. Here’s our pick of Shetlands for sale on the Horse & Hound website this week.

    Take a look at this week’s selection of Shetland ponies for sale on horseandhound.co.uk:

    1. ‘Cheeky charmer’

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    Height: 7.2hh

    Age: three

    Gender: gelding

    Selling points: “This registered miniature Shetland loves attention and is good to catch, lead, load, farrier, tractors etc. Pops a pole on the lunge and has started in long-reins. Make super child’s pony.”

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    2. ‘A superstar’

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    Height: 36 inches

    Age: five

    Gender: mare

    Selling points: “‘This darling pony is bombproof and has had many wins in the show ring, including champion fancy dress first time out. Excellent in traffic and good off the lead-rein. An angel to handle in every way.”

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    3. ‘Micro mini Shetland’

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    Height: 6.3hh

    Age: three

    Gender: mare

    Selling points: “This rare chestnut dun registered miniature Shetland is extremely cute, very sweet and easy to handle. She would make an excellent pet, therapy horse, show pony or companion.”

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    4. ‘Much potential’

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    Height: 34 inches

    Age: six

    Gender: stallion

    Selling points: “This pony has good bloodlines and is registered with the Shetland Pony Society, He has potential in any spehere from carriage driving to showing and breeding. He is well mannered and has been in the same home since he was weaned.”

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    5. ‘Lovely, friendly personality’

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    Height: 10hh

    Age: four

    Gender: mare

    Selling points: “‘Pearl’ has been used as a companion but she needs a bit of fun and a little person to love her. She is not bothered by traffic and my six-year-old daughter has ridden her barebac. In the right hands she will make a cracking little riding pony.”

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    6. ‘A perfect pair’

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    Age: five and six

    Gender: mare and gelding

    Selling points: “Both of these Shetlands are ridden and handled daily by young children. They will stand for hours to be groomed, jumped bareback, tied up and led anywhere. They are quiet to catch, box, shoe and in the stable.”

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    7. ‘Lead-rein pony’

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    Height: 9hh

    Age: seven

    Gender: mare

    Selling points: “‘Lucy’ has been in the family since she was around six-months-old. She has lived on farms and my daughter was two-years-old when she started riding Lucy. Will stand for hours to be groomed and fussed over. She is forward going but she knows her job and you can leave her without being ridden for a month and she will come out exactly the same.”

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    NB: Horse & Hound has not checked the accuracy of the claims made in these adverts and cannot be held liable if the information included above is inaccurate in any way

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