PROVE DI ADDESTRAMENTO A SELLA E AD ATTACCHI DEL CAVALLINO DI MONTERUFOLI. SADDLE AND DRIVING TAME IN MONTERUFOLI PONY. Tocci R. 1 , Sargentini C. 1 , Bozzi R. 1 , Impeduglia R. 2 , Veronesi M. 3 , Benedettini A. 4 , Giorgetti A. 1 1 Dipartimento di Scienze Zootecniche, Firenze
A SELLA E AD ATTACCHI DEL CAVALLINO DI MONTERUFOLI
SADDLE AND DRIVING TAME IN MONTERUFOLI PONY
Tocci R.1, Sargentini C.1, Bozzi R.1, Impeduglia R.2, Veronesi M.3, Benedettini A.4, Giorgetti A.1
1Dipartimento di Scienze Zootecniche, Firenze
2Istituto di Incremento Ippico, Pisa
4 Medico e Allevatore, Suvereto (LI)
Monterufoli pony is an endangered equine breed native of Pisa province, in Tuscany.
Starting from 30’s up to 60’s the equine breed was well-appreciated for its ability in endurance, saddle and driving.
Horse training for saddle and driving uses were performed in a single Monterufoli pony. Three more are now in proof.
First assessed Monterufoli pony results: well-appreciated for its ability in endurance, saddle and driving.
The assessments showed: well-appreciated for its ability in endurance, saddle and driving.
- Nearly equivalent aptitudes for the saddle and driving with similar scores.
- equivalent scores for three gaits: walk, trot and gallop
- good characteristics for character, temperament and submissiveness
- good characteristics for yield and endurance