The Falabella Miniature Horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of the smallest breeds of horses in the world. It is an ungulate (hoofed) equine mammal. It is not a pony.
The Falabella Miniature Horse has a small and compact body with short legs. It is an odd-toed ungulate, which means that is has a hoof with one toe. It has a thick coat of hair. It can be brown, black, white, brown and white, golden brown, or tan. Its mane is long and silky.
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The Highland Pony (Equus ferus caballus) is an ungulate (hoofed) equine mammal, that is taxonomically the same as a horse. It is related to the Shetland Pony, the donkey, and the zebra.
The Highland Pony has a short, compact body with short legs. It can have various shades, such as mouse-coloured, brown, grey, black, and cream. Its mane is long and silky to protect it from the cold winters. It is an odd-toed ungulate, with a hoof that has one toe.
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What is a foal?
A foal is a young equine up to one year old. An equine is a horse, donkey, mule, pony, and zebra.
When a female horse is pregnant, she is in foal or is going to foal. When she gives birth, she is foaling.
A male foal is a colt. A female foal is a filly.
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The Shetland Pony (Equus ferus caballus) is an equine, that is taxonomically the same as a horse. It is from the Shetland Isles off the coast of Scotland. It is now found worldwide.
The Shetland Pony is a a strong breed of pony. It can be any colour, but it is generally black, chestnut, grey, and dark to light brown. Its fur is thick and heavy, and it has a long, thick mane and tail to protect it from the cold winters. It has a short, stocky body with a small head, widely-spaced eyes and small ears. It has short legs. It is an odd-toed ungulate (it has a hoof with one toe).
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The African Wild Ass (Equus africanus asinus) is also called a donkey. It is a domesticated animal. It is an ungulate – a hoofed mammal.
The African Wild Ass has grey-brown fur with a white nose, a black stripe from the base of its neck to its front legs, and a short mane. It has a large head and large, long ears.
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The Chapman’s Zebra (Equus burchellii antiquorum) is found in Angola and Namibia. It is an ungulate (a hoofed mammal). It is a subspecies of the Common Zebra or Plains Zebra.
The Chapman’s Zebra is like a horse or pony with short legs. It has dark brown stripes (not black stripes like other zebras). They also have pale grey “shadow’ stripes. In addition, its legs are only partially striped, whereas other zebras have stripes that continue all the way to their hooves. Its nose is grey to black.
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The Grévy’s Zebra (Equus grevyi) is an ungulate (hoofed) mammal in the Equidae family of horses and zebras. It is also known as the Imperial Zebra.
The Grévy’s Zebra is black and white striped, like the Common Zebra, with stripes all the way to its hooves, but it is taller and the stripes are narrower. It does not have stripes on its belly – its belly is white. It looks more like an ass or a mule, rather than a horse. It has a large head, with large ears. Its nose is pale grey to brown, and its lips have whiskers. Its mane is tall and stands up.
It is the largest of the wild equines. It can grow to 2.5 metres (8.2 feet) tall.
It is only found in the semi-arid grasslands of northern Kenya and Ethiopia.
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The Common Zebra (Equus quagga, formerly Equus burchellii) is also known as the Plains Zebra or Burchell’s Zebra. It is common in the treeless plains of East Africa to almost southern Africa. It is an ungulate (a hoofed mammal).
The Common Zebra is like a horse or pony with short legs, and is black and white striped. The stripes continue all the way to its hooves. No two zebras are alike, as they all have slightly different markings. Its nose is grey to black.
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