The Exmoor Pony horses are semi-wild and native of British Isles. It is believed that these horses remain into existence even at 50,000 BC. Some claim that these horses remain into existence ever since ice age.
Archeological studies has proven that these horses were used as a means of transportation in around 400 BC. The breed nearly became extinct when they were killed for meat during Second World War. After the world war, some small group of people remained active in their preservation and there are almost 800 Exmoor Ponies today.