Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Skyros Pony
Also Known As: Alogaki, Skyrian
The Skyros Pony is a variety of the Greek Pony found throughout Greece. It is a light riding and draft pony found most usually in white, dun, bay or gray. The breed is nearly extinct.
Reference:Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
For furhter information regarding the preservation of Skyros Ponys, please contact the Silva
Photographs:John Thompson, Animal Photography, Marylebone Mews, London W1G 8PY.