The Hunter Pony should possess a good, honest head with a bold, intelligent eye, well set on head and neck from the shoulder, with a good prominent riding wither. It should have a flat, sloping shoulder with good length of rein, deep heart room and well sprung ribs. There should be sufficient depth through the loin with enough scope to carry a saddle. The quarters should have sufficient length with a well set on tail, with the hind leg correctly put on from the loin, giving a strong second thigh and a good strong, clean hock.
The limbs should have good bone with sufficient substance to carry a deep and compact body A hunter pony should have correct type with bone, substance and true action. The movement should be athletic with good engagement of the hind quarters but without the extravagance of the show pony.