The welsh pony/cob are sectioned in to four groups, Welsh Mountain Pony (Section A), the Welsh Pony (Section B), the Welsh Pony of Cob Type (Section C), and the Welsh Cob (Section D). They are used for riding, driving, and showing. They are make great all around riding ponies.
They originate from Wales in the United Kingdom. Welsh breeds have had many uses, including as a cavalry horse, a pit pony, and as a working animal on farms. They can be as small as 11 hands to as big as 16 hands. Their movement is bold, free and characteristically fast, they have very powerful hind ends that allow their bold movement.