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Breeds of Livestock - Skyros Pony

Breeds of Livestock - Skyros Pony

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.

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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
Project.

Photographs:

John Thompson, Animal Photography, Marylebone Mews, London W1G 8PY.

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Added Tuesday, January 9, 2001

 

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