About Pony of the Americas Horses
The Pony of the Americas originated in Iowa, US. They are
all related to one horse named the Black Hand. They were development by breeding
an Appaloosa Arab horse with a Shetland. Black Hand was the horse of an
attorney named was Les Boomhower. Les gave the horse the name for the markings
situated on their quarters. Today they can be found in Minnesota, Iowa,
Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, and other Midwestern states.
Ponies of the Americas are very smart horses with a calm and
giving temperament. They are gentle and can be trusted to travel on their own
They can stand up to thirteen hands tall, with the vast
majority of them coming in just under eleven or twelve hands. They have a
refined head, concave profile, and what is noted as an elegant head. They also
have sloping shoulders and very muscular quarters as well. Their coats can be
of all colors and shades, but they are always bred to be spotted.