Definition of Exmoor pony in English:

Exmoor pony

noun

  • 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.’
    • ‘I have loaned horses all my life - I started out with a little 12.2hh Strawberry Roan Exmoor pony called Wally.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

Exmoor pony