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Pottok group A

Today most of the Pottoks are still living free in the bask mountains.
They live in the wilderness.
The mountains make them tough and hardy.
It helped them to survive in the early days and to continue to survive under hard conditions.
The great variety of use of this horse breed is a reverence of the adaptation ability.

Linie
REGISTER
thoroughbred
ORIGIN
Atlantic Pyreneans (Basque)
SIZE
Pottok de montagne      45 - 52 inch in high      (115 - 132 cm)
Pottok de Prairie         47 - 58 inch in high      (120 - 147 cm)
COLOUR
all brown-, sorrel - and black shade. As well as all piebald with one or more of these colours
HEAD
straight line or slight concav profile; short, high based and forward fixed ears; attentive and intelligent eyes
NECK
short neck with dense mane which reach up to the withers
BODY
slight slanting shoulder; broad chest; Long back; short, sloping croup; thick, deep based tail
BASIS
dry and strong extremities, small hard hoofs
TEMPERAMENT
lively and powerfull
USE
great variety of use, mostly for riding and going by carriage. Sometimes used for therapie riding
PECULIARITY
easily satisfied , very frugal; tough and tireless; very sure footed

the Pottok in group A