What is a Section B Welsh?

What is a Section B Welsh?

What is a Section B Welsh?

The Section B Welsh Pony is a larger, riding-type pony, which combines the hardiness and substance of the Section A with elegant movement and athletic ability. Section B ponies are taller than Section A with a maximum height of 13.2 hands (54 inches, 137 cm) in the UK and 14.2 hands (58 inches, 147 cm) in the US.

What height is Welsh section B?

Of the four Sections of the Welsh Pony and Cob family, the Section B is the finest in appearance, bearing the legacy of its more recent Arab ancestors. In the UK Welsh Section Bs stand at a maximum height of 13.2hh, but American ponies can reach 14.2hh. They can be found in all solid colours.

How many hands is a Welsh section B?

14.2 hands
Section B, the Welsh Pony (under 14.2 hands), serves as a mount for older children and small adults and excels in the hunter ring.

What are the different Welsh Pony sections?

A native pony, originating on the hills of Wales, the beautiful Welsh breed is unique in that it has four Sections within one breed: the Welsh Mountain Pony (A); the Welsh Pony of Riding Type (B); the Welsh Pony of Cob Type (C); and the Welsh Cob (D).

How do you show a Welsh section B?


  1. Welsh Mountain Ponies should be shown in as natural a state as possible.
  2. Very thick, long manes may be discretely thinned, one long thin plait is usually put at the top of the mane behind the ear, the reason being to show off the line of the throat.

What is a Welsh Section C?

What is a Welsh Section C? The Welsh Section C is the “Welsh pony of cob type”, standing up to 13.2hh, and bearing what some regard as the best attributes of both types of horse. The Welsh Pony and Cob Society describe them as a true dual–purpose breed, which are natural jumpers as well as excelling in harness.

What is a Welsh Section E?

Section E of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society Stud Book refers to geldings who have been initially registered as such; these animals can be of any Section of the Stud Book or Welsh Part Bred.