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Animal Corner – The Shetland Pony

The Shetland pony is a favorite among kids of all ages due to their small stature and gentle nature. Standing an average of just 44 inches tall, the Shetland comes from the Shetland Isles south of  Scotland? Although often used today to give rides and have as pets, Shetland ponies used to be working horses, pulling carts in farms and coal mines. This might be surprising given their size but…

Animal Corner – The Belted Galloway

Does an Oreo cookie and a cow have anything in common? Well, if you're talking about the Belted Galloway the answer is yes! Sometimes called the Oreo Cow, this breed has is black with a white strip down the center, much like an Oreo cookie. These guys weigh an average of 1,250 pounds, have a calm temperament and are known for having a strong maternal instinct. While we don't know…