A short croup is to be noted, a short croup but a little pointed towards the lower extremity is good; if the base is also pointed it would teach its rider how to trot, j.e., such a pony is unmanageable. A spotted skin inside the anus is always bad.
A big tail is bad to all. If the stalk of the tail is on the same level with the buttock it is ominous; or if the stalk goes straight from the buttock, it is also bad. A short but big tail is bad. A tail like that of an ass is also bad.
A pony with stout legs stumbles is soon tired, and becomes troublesome. Long legs are good for all purposes. If long hair grows on the legs it makes the animal peevish and inferior.
If the base of the quarter is broad, the croup is long and hence bad.
Do not take one with fleshy and hanging quarters it is prone to offensive sweat, it shies, runs away, is timid, and bites when possible. A fleshy buttock is always bad.
A broad scrotum is an indication of peevishness. If a testicle is large the pony limps with or without reasons. A smaller testicle is shorter by one or half an Angul, a horseman will find it.
If the splint bones on both sides of the knees are like those of an ass they are bad.
Black lines on white hoofs are good. It is bad, if hair of the fetlocks touches the hoofs. Hoofs like those of an ass are bad. The pony of which the hoofs give way without cause is bad.
It is difficult to teach the trot to a pony if its body and barrel are straight.
If the hind part of a pony is high, it shakes its buttocks. One with a heavy forehand gets attachment at early or old age.