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Sandalwood Pony

Country of Origin: Indonesia

Sandalwood Pony

Image from Tropenmuseum


The Sandalwood Pony or Sandal is named for sandalwood which is one of Indonesia’s main exports & comes from the islands of Sumba & Sumbawa in Indonesia.


These are among the finest of Indonesian pony breeds and carries a higher concentration of Arabian & Thoroughbred blood. This is a small pony, but a quick one as well and is often ridden in local island bareback races at 2 to 3 mile distances.


Average height 12.2 hands


Head is attractive & light, showing Arabian characteristics
Neck is well proportioned
Back is long & straight
Chest is well developed and deep
Shoulder is sloped
Legs are strong & thin
Hooves are shapely & strong

Traditional Colors

All common colors


Friendly & easy to work with

Sandalwood Pony

Image from Tropenmuseum


Light draft
Riding horse
Pack animal

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Sandalwood Pony Studs

Sandalwood Pony Stud


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Country of Origin: Indonesia | Colors:
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