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Manipuri Pony

Country of Origin: India

Manipuri Pony


The Manipuri Pony is an ancient breed from India that is thought to have come from Mongolian animals that were later crossed with Arabian strains.

This is one of the earliest breeds to be used as a polo pony which has been played throughout Asia since sometime around the 7th century AD.


Average height 11 – 13 hands


Head is light & well proportioned with a straight profile
Eyes are almond shaped
Neck is well formed
Chest is deep & broad
Back is straight & strong
Legs are well built with sturdy joints
Feet are very hard

Traditional Colors

chestnut | grey | bay | piebald pinto


Equestrian sport

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