These small horses brought to America in the 19th century with Scotland. Shetland animals became the prototype of the modern American Shetland breed. In one of the states of America experts have begun to breed Shetland ponies with Hackney and stunted Arabic and English horses. From Hackney ponies have a beautiful, proper construction of the body and obedient, calm nature. The breed is fairly hardy, not much pereborchivy in nutrition. From Shetland ponies have inherited a beautiful, long ogrivok and tail. Movement in American ponies are very graceful, flowing, allowing a good stay in the saddle even for small children.
In the United States, the breed is very valuable and has been acting in various shows, tournaments and trips. In the world there are several types of American pony, they are quite a lot of money and is difficult to buy.
Adult American Shetland breed can grow up to 110 cm. oval head shape with a long thick neck. The limbs are long, muscular.