Oliver – Miniature Shetland Pony
More information about this animal

Introducing Oliver, the striking male miniature Shetland pony who is 27.5 inches and is extremely skilled.

He is a handsome pony has a blue roan coloured coat with the very distinct features of a Shetland pony. True to his breed Oliver is very caring with a good temperament and is incredibly intelligent.

Pet Acting/Modelling Ability

Oli shares his home and lives with a variety of different animals including dogs, goats, sheep, pigs, reindeer, ducks and hens. He also lives among a string (which is the collective noun for ponies) of 19 ponies. This means that he will be happy to work with a variety of different animals whilst on set.

Due to his very good temperament and kind personality, Oli is comfortable being around new people and strangers, therefore, would be happy to work with a variety of different people of all ages. He is also well socialised and enjoys meeting and being around people.

Oliver can also perform a variety of tricks and is incredibly skilled. He is very smart and is a very quick learner. This means that he is able to learn and perfect multiple tricks and commands in a short amount of time.

Training

Rear
Lie down
Sit
Bow
Liberty work (freedom training)
Happy to stand on a podium
Can say yes and no
He can count
Animal-friendly

Horse Acting/Modelling Experience

Oli has had a lot of experience being in outdoor shows and in pony displays and pony performances. He has also worked inside onstage and in halls in front of large crowds.

This means that he would be happy to work in a busy environment with lots of new people, other animals and lots of loud sounds. Also, Oliver is used to travelling to each show, therefore, would be happy to work in different locations.