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pony of the americas

The POA first was developed in 1954, when Leslie Boomhower, an Iowa breeder of Shetland Ponies, founded the breed. A friend offered him an Arabian/Appaloosa mare that had been accidentally bred to a Shetland Pony stallion. Boomhower accepted the offer after the colt was born. The colt was named Black Hand, and he became the foundation sire for the breed.

The Pony of the Americas, or the POA, was developed to be a childrenís mount. The breedís origins are in America, where an Iowa breeder accidentally crossed a Shetland stallion with an Arabian/Appaloosa mare to produce a pony-sized mount with a stunning hand-shaped Appaloosa marking.

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  • Just a Spot
    Just a Spot

    Age: 10Y Sex: M

    United States

  • Buddy
    Buddy

    Age: 17Y Sex: M

    United States

  • lady bug
    lady bug

    Age: 25Y Sex: F

    United States

  • Pharaoh
    Pharaoh

    Age: 13Y Sex: M

    United States

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  • Spot and Heather
  • We are Winners ( well i let her think she is )
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