These chestnut or palomino ponies were reared in the
high alpine pastures of Austria. The Austrian Haflinger bear the famous Edelweiss brand mark,
a flower with an "H" in the center. The Haflingers are often referred to as Edelweiss ponies.
Haflingers are used for riding ponies in riding centers, sleigh drawing, pack horses, and even
light draft work. This strong, hardy breed, although not worked until four years of age, continue
to be active and healthy at over forty years old. These ponies have a kindly expression, excellent
hooves and legs, and a well-formed neck and shoulders. They stand around 13.3 hands high.
Take a look at these websites for more information about the Haflinger!
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