Welsh Section D Pony / Welsh Cob Breed Profile

Welsh Section D Pony / Welsh Cob

History Of The Welsh Section D Pony / Welsh Cob

The Welsh Section D Pony, or Welsh Cob as it is also known, became well established as a breed by the fifteenth century and was used mainly for farm work and as a means of transport, both ridden and in harness. Welsh Cobs were also used by the army for pulling guns and equipment and were ridden by the infantry. Stallion licensing was introduced in 1918 and the best stock was identified by competing in trotting contests.

Height Of The Welsh Section D Pony / Welsh Cob

Welsh Cobs stand over 13.2 hh.

Colour Of The Welsh Section D Pony / Welsh Cob

Welsh Cobs can be any colour except Piebald and Skewbald.

Breed Characteristics Of The Welsh Section D Pony / Welsh Cob

The Welsh Cob has a quality head, long neck, strong shoulders, deep girth, muscular back and quarters. They have a free and definite action, are hardy and strong and good jumpers.

Temperament Of The Welsh Section D Pony / Welsh Cob

Welsh Cobs are intelligent, kind, brave and willing.

Uses Of The Welsh Section D Pony / Welsh Cob

The Welsh Cob makes an excellent riding pony, driving pony, trekking pony, hunter.

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