The Pottock is one of the few pure ponies in France that is
still semi-wild. It's influence is the Welsh B and the Arabian. There are 3 types of Pottock,
Standard, pinto and the Double. They stand anywhere between 11hh and 14.2hh. It is a Tarpan descendant
and it inhabits the mountains. It was used as a pack pony with some success. It is now used for
saddle and harness mostly. It is hardy and resourceful. It has a good disposition but many conformation
defects. It has a dish face, overloaded shoulders, light legs with a lack of bone. Strong hooves,
straight back, short quarters, a slope down from croup but tail is carried high. It's colors are
bay, brown and liver chestnut in full and part.
For more information on the Pottock breed, check out the following websites!
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