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(Filed May 2, 2012)
Under the authority of sections 48, 49 and 50 of the Animal Health and Protection Act, I make the following Order.
Jerome P. Kennedy, Q.C.
Heritage animal designation continued
3. For the purpose of this Order, the Newfoundland Pony is a vertebrate of the species Equus caballus that
(a) stands from 11.0 to 14.2 hands in height;
(b) has a body structure that may vary from fine-boned to stocky;
(c) has a black, brown, grey, chestnut, white or bays to roan colour, but is not piebald or skewbald in colour;
(d) has a heavy coat that may change colour and character seasonally, feather fetlocks with hair extending below the fetlock points, flint hard hooves, a thick low set tail and thick mane;
(e) is sure footed and is a good winter animal;
(f) has a good temperament;
(g) has dark limb points, but may also have white or light colour on the animal's limbs;
(h) is free from hereditary defects which endanger the animal's ability to live a normal healthy life; and
5. (1) The designation of the Newfoundland Pony Society as a society to act in the preservation of the Newfoundland Pony is continued under paragraph 50(a) of the Act.
7. This Order comes into force on May 2, 2012.