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 except piebald and skewbald. 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.
Farmore Royal Tywyn, LOM/AOE – Doing what Sec. B’s do best…packing his kids
Goldhills Most Wanted, LOM/AOE – Strutting his stuff
The Sec. B is one of the most popular sections in the United States and one could argue the most versatile of the Breed. From English to Western, Hunters to Trail, and many more in between the Sec. B can do it all…and does it all very well. The Sec. B is generally in the greatest numbers at every Welsh show across the country and very successfully branch into countless other showing worlds. The Sec. B Welsh Pony ~ Truly the most versatile section of the Welsh Breed!!!!
4 Time US National Champion – Clanfair Signature, LOM/AOE
Designer Fairy Tale – Sec. B Mare