Definition of Timor pony in English:

Timor pony


  • A small stocky pony of a breed originally from Timor, widely used on ranches in Australia.

    • ‘Despite the sheep, Timor ponies, rabbits and foxes, however, there is still a sense of the remote here.’
    • ‘These Timor ponies are eager, sure-footed and tireless, and possessed of considerable natural wisdom.’
    • ‘The breed's ancestry is traced back to Timor ponies brought to the peninsula in the 1840's.’
    • ‘Access to vehicles is very limited; most people travel by Timor pony or in dilapidated public buses.’
    • ‘From 1803 onward, the increasing importation of the hardy Timor pony from Indonesia followed.’