The height of th Breeding Connemara Pony is 128cms to 148cms. (12.2 to 14.2 Hands High).
Grey, black, Bay, Brown, Dun with occasional Roan & Chestnut, Palamino, & Dark Eyed Cream.
Compact, well-balanced riding type with good depth and substance and good heart room, standing on short legs, covering a lot of ground.
Well balanced pony head of medium length with good width between large kindly eyes. Pony ears, well defined cheekbone jaw relatively deep but not coarse.
Head well-set onto neck. Crest should not be over developed. Neck not set too low. Good length of rein. Well-defined withers, good sloping shoulders.
Body should be deep, with strong back, some length permissable but should be well-ribbed up and with strong loin.
Good length and strength in forearm, well-defined knees and short cannons, with flat bone measuring 18cms to 21cms. Elbows should be free. Pasterns of medium length, feet well shaped, of medium size, hard and level.
Strong and Muscular with some length, well-developed second thighs (Gaskin) and strong low-set hocks.
Movement free easy and true, without undue knee action, but active and covering ground.