Gotlands are probably the oldest of the Scandinavian
breeds, and it retains many of its primitive characteristics. These 12-12.2 hand ponies got their
name from their original state of birth, Gotland Switzerland. Their hind legs tend to be underdeveloped,
although their shoulders are strong and their frame is lightly built and narrow. The Gotland began
as a general-use farm pony, but now the breed is used in trotting races and even jumping, although
their movement at a gallop is less than impressive.
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