Ponies are herbivorous and not shown eating meat, but in addition to plants, they eat animal products like eggs and milk. They are shown tending to fields, gardens, vegetable patches, and flower patches.Where do ponies live?
Although popularly known as Chincoteague ponies, the feral ponies actually live on Assateague Island. Although the entire Island is owned by the federal government, Assateague is split by a fence at the Maryland/Virginia state line, with a herd of around 150 ponies living on each side of the fence.Is a pony a baby horse?
Some people think a baby horse is called a pony. In fact, a baby horse is called a foal. A foal is a horse that is younger than one year old. A pony can be any age! Ponies have short legs and wider bodies than full-sized horses.Are ponies horses?
Ponies are indeed small horses, the same way a Chihuauha is a small dog, and there is in fact a height standard (14.2 hh) defining the word "pony". But some small breeds are never referred to as ponies (the Miniature Horse, Icelandic Horse and Caspian Horse come to mind), and mounts used for polo are traditionally called ponies even if they're 16hh.