Spirit of the Shetland Pony by Heidi M. Sands
Model Number: 9781906887599
Standing inches high, when all our other native ponies stand hands, the Shetland has guts and
drive - size never stops this little powerhouse. Whether in harness, flying along in a scurry
competition or on a lead rein with the tiniest of child riders safely in the saddle, this most
northerly of Britain's native breeds never fails to impress.
Bred on the crofts of their native islands the Shetland pony was both necessity and workhorse
for his owners. Turning out as weight carrier this little fellow carried home many a load from shore
to village, becoming a valued member of his household.
Exported and bred all over the world the Shetland pony is one of the most recognisable
ponies on the planet. Coiffured for the show ring, vying for the top awards at the prestigious Royal
Highland Show he shows himself to the best of his ability, mane and tail flying, handlers exhibiting
for all they are worth.
Today all these qualities make the Shetland the perfect package, and with over sixty fascinating
and heart-warming images, Spirit of the Shetland Pony captures the essence of these beautiful