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Breeds of Livestock - Noma Horse

Breeds of Livestock - Noma Horse

Noma

    The Noma originated in Noma County, Japan. They are used for riding and light draft. It is the smallest native pony of Japan standing 10.1 h.h.. The breed originated in the seventeenth century and belongs to the Asian group descended from Mongolian stock.

    As of December 1988, there were only twenty-seven pure specimens living. They are being preserved as part of the local cultural heritage.

    Population Status: Rare

    Reference:

    Hendricks, Bonnie L., International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds, Univ of Oklahoma Press, 1995.

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