Gayoe (also known as Kuda-Gayo) Ponies are from the islandrnof Sumatra, Indonesia. Their name is derived from the Gayoe hills in the northrnof the island. Gayoe ponies are one of eight breeds native to Indonesia, thernothers are the Batak Pony, Deli pony, Bali Pony, Java Pony, Sumba and SumbawarnPony (and closely related Sandalwood Pony) and Timor Pony.rnrn
rnrnGayoe ponies are generally solidly colored. They are a darkrnbay shade commonly called "brown." Skewbalds are often seen, as well.rnAdults are approximately 12.2 hands (114 cm) tall at the withers, andrnsmall-bodied.rnrn
rnrnThey are primarily used for transportation on Sumatra, andrnthe 1997 FAO Breed Survey indicated that the breed has a stable population ofrnabout 7,500 animals. It is not considered an endangered breed.