The general description of ponies in Section “A” of the Stud Book is applicable to those in Section “B”, but more particularly the Section “B” pony shall be described as a riding pony, with quality, riding action, adequate bone and substance, hardiness and constitution and with pony character.
General Character: Hardy, spirited and pony-like. Color: Any color. Head: Small, clean-cut, well set on and tapering to the muzzle. Eyes: Bold. Ears: Well-placed, small and pointed, well up on the head, proportionately close. Nostrils: Prominent and open. Jaws and Throat: Clean and finely-cut, with ample room at the angle of the jaw. Neck: Lengthy, well-carried and moderately lean in the case of mares, but inclined to be cresty in the case of mature stallions. Shoulders: Long and sloping well laid back. Withers moderately fine, but not “knifey.” The humerus upright so that the foreleg is not set in under the body. Forelegs: Set square and true, and not tied in at the elbows. Long, strong forearm, well-developed knee, short flat bone below knee, pasterns of proportionate slope and length, feet well-shaped and round, hooves dense. Back and Loins: Muscular, strong and well-coupled. Girth: Deep. Ribs: Well-sprung. Hind Quarters: Lengthy and fine. Not cobby, ragged or goose-rumped. Tail well set on and carried gaily. Hind Legs: Hocks to be large, flat, and clean with points prominent, to turn neither inward nor outward. The hock not to be set behind a line from the point of the quarter to the fetlock joint. Pasterns of proportionate slope and length. Feet well-shaped, hooves dense. Action: Quick, free and straight from the shoulder, well away in front. Hocks well-flexed with straight and powerful leverage and well under the body.