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  • Connemara horses dapple grey
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    07-12-2010, 07:25 AM
Green Broke
Count Jackula, not at any point did the OP say that Percheron or Connemara were a british breed. She said that the pony was bred and registered in the UK...

He does look like a Connemara if you want my opinion, I don't really see any Percheron, apart from the dark grey colour is common in them. He is stocky but that is a connemara breed trait. I think if he had percheron in him he would stockier still. His leg confo is the opposite of a percheron.

Take a look at these pictures and compare for yourself...

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    07-12-2010, 08:56 AM
In the picture with the human legs by his you can tell his legs and feet are big. I don't know what he is but I love his dapples very handsome.
    07-12-2010, 09:52 AM
I rode a Connemara for a while, and he looked a lot like your pony. He's cute.
    07-12-2010, 12:30 PM
Thanks guys :)
I'm pretty convinced he's a connemara. I've looked at pics of percheron pony crosses and they are a lot stockier than him. Plus that pic of the percheron you posted is pretty drastic compared to the connemara pic, lol.
    07-12-2010, 08:45 PM
I also vote Connemara. Connies and Percherons both have some Arab blood so that could be the similarities you're seeing in their heads.
    07-17-2010, 05:32 AM
Omg so the lady I'm boarding with told me everyone that sees him thinks he is a draft & donkey cross... is it just me or is she crazy? I mean... He's clearly a pony right?
Where's the donkey in him???

    07-17-2010, 10:27 AM
Originally Posted by RioPony    
Omg so the lady I'm boarding with told me everyone that sees him thinks he is a draft & donkey cross... is it just me or is she crazy? I mean... He's clearly a pony right?
Where's the donkey in him???

Oh - that's funny! A draft/pony/donkey cross would give you a mule! Your guy is definitely not a mule!

My sister in law had a connie - he looked a lot like your guy, and he was all horse - not a donkey in sight!
    07-17-2010, 11:00 AM
Thanks for confirming that, lol. I can't believe someone would think he is a mule. People these days :roll:

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