Bhotia Ponies are bred and raised in various regions of
India such as Darjeeling, Sikkim, Bhutan, and Nepal. They are used as a pack
animal and for riding.
Their head usually has a pronounced jaw line, straight
profile, small ears and eyes. Their neck is a muscular and a bit short, their
chest is deep, their shoulder is straight. Their ponies have powerful
hindquarters, and short, strong legs with good joints. They stand at 12.2 hh,
they are usually bay or gray, but may be any solid color. They tend to be
narrow in build.