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Lijiang Pony

Country of Origin: China

Lijiang Pony

Image from Ian Koh


The Lijiang Pony is a relatively new breed that is bred specifically in the Lijiang District of China. This area is at high altitude & the climate varies widely and native animals were not large enough to suit agricultural purposes.

Lijiang Pony

Image from Cheryl & Rich


In 1944 a mix of Arabian, Yili, Hequ, Kabarda and smaller Ardennes were crossed with local animals.

The result of these intense breeding programs is a horse ideal for the local needs of the area.


Average height 11 – 11.2 hands

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Country of Origin: China |
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