Esperia Pony

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Pony dell'Esperia
Fieracavalli 2014 - Esperia2.jpg
Esperia pair in harness at Fieracavalli, Verona
Country of origin Italy, native to Lazio region
Breed standards
Driven five-in-hand at Fieracavalli

The Esperia Pony (Italian: 'Pony dell'Esperia' or Pony di Esperia) is a breed of pony originating in the area of the Aurunci Mountains and Ausoni Mountains near Esperia in the province of Frosinone, in the Lazio region of Italy.[1] It is one of the fifteen indigenous horse "breeds of limited distribution" recognised by the AIA, the Italian breeders' association. It is the only Italian breed to be officially denominated a pony.[2]


  1. ^ "Pony di Esperia" (in Italian). Associazione Italiana Allevatori. n.d. Retrieved June 2011. Esperia Pony  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Il Registro Anagrafico delle razze Equine ed Asinine a limitata diffusione" (in Italian). Associazione Italiana Allevatori. n.d. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved June 2011. Anagraphic register of the horse and donkey breeds of limited distribution  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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