National Geographic : 1945 Nov
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Luther M. Chovan Farm Children's Faithful Companion, the Iceland Pony Is So Sure-footed that, by Reputation, He "Can Walk Downstairs Backward" A shaggy mane is part of his winter equipment. He is not fast, but no work is too hard. Until buses came, he carried Iceland onhisback. Even now there isone pony to every three Icelanders. Interior people could scarcely exist withouthorses.