Calliaghstown Branch 

of the Irish Pony Club

Tack Sheets

Rule Books

Some interesting equine facts:

- Ponies have thicker manes and tails than horses.

- Pound for pound, ponies are stronger than horses.

- An adult horse’s brain weights 22 oz, about half that of a human.

- It takes 9-12 months to re-grow an entire horse hoof.

- Horses have 16 muscles in each ear, allowing them to rotate their ears 180 degrees.

- Horses with pink skin can get a sunburn.

- You can tell if a horse is dehydrated by pinching their skin, if it takes time for the skin to return from the pinch, they need water.