About Landais Pony Horses
Landais horses come from the sandy beaches of SouthwestrnFrance. They are related to small Barthais horses and Arabian horses. The resultrnis a small (about 13 hands tall) Arab-style horse. Sometime in the beginning ofrnthe twentieth century, there were an estimated two thousand of them roamingrnwildly worldwide. Just after the Second World War, they were decreasing inrnpopularity, but in the 1970's a studbook was produced and improved in numbersrnsince then. Today they are found in France and Spain.rnrn
rnrnLandais horses are used for riding and harness purposesrnalike. They are generally black, bay, chestnut, and other brown shades. Theyrnare neat in appearance, have a high set tail, attractive head, and slopingrnshoulders and quarters. Also, they have muscular legs and a large wither.