The Galician pony (Cabalo Galego or Poldro Galaico in Galician) is a breed of pony developed in Galicia (Spain). It has had an influence on the Galiceno breed in Mexico and allegedly on the Mustang. It is thought to have developed partly from a mix of Celtic horses Roman horses and horses brought to Galicia by the Swabians. The ponies are hardy and rugged. They are between 1.20 and 1.40 meters in height and have a short body and strong legs.