Definition of Exmoor pony in English:

Exmoor pony


  • A pony of a small hardy breed, typically bay, brown, or dun in colour with a light muzzle.

    • ‘The society was formed in 1921 and the rules make it clear that the method of identifying Exmoor ponies shall be by hot-iron branding.’
    • ‘They may be more than 300 miles from their traditional home but six Exmoor ponies are helping to preserve the rich diversity of meadows on the Yorkshire Wolds.’
    • ‘They now run the rare breed farm, which is home to more than 100 animals; a number of Exmoor ponies, Dexter cattle, and five breeds of rare pedigree pigs and Irish moiled cattle.’
    • ‘We saw the Exmoor ponies, wild, shy, small and hairy and here to eat the rank vegetation.’
    • ‘I have loaned horses all my life - I started out with a little 12.2hh Strawberry Roan Exmoor pony called Wally.’


Exmoor pony