The Fell pony is renowned for its strength – when used for carting lead on the western side of the Pennines, it was reputedly carried daily loads of 220 lb for up to 30 miles.
Origin: Cumbria, England
Colour: Usually black, though also bay, brown and grey. White markings on legs are allowed.
Height: between 13 and 14hh.
Conformation: alert head and long neck, a muscular body and strong, feathered legs.
Character: alert, hard worker.
Uses: riding, trekking, driving.
Fell Pony Society UK
Tel/Fax: 01768 353100
Contact: Elizabeth Parkin