Pride with gentleness, fire with amenability, and courage are the hallmarks of the Welsh Cob. Ever versatile, it is an excellent all round family animal, athletic and sure footed. Being tough and hardy, it is economical to keep. Today, the Welsh Cob is increasingly seen in competitive driving trails, It makes excellent jumper in the hunting field or in local level cross country or show jumping competitions. Possibly the most impressive of the Welsh breeds, the Welsh Cob is full of quality, strength, and intelligence. The stallions have a fire and personality unique to their breed. Welsh Cob Ponies stand about 13 hands high and Welsh Horses stand about 15 hands high.