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Hackney

1. an English breed of light horses used for driving; bay, brown, black or chestnut, usually with white markings, 15 to 16 hands high.
2. an English breed of ponies, similar to the horse but 12.2 to 14.2 hands high.

Hackney pony
small version of the Hackney.
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She asked her son what happened, Hackney said, but he would say only that, "Everybody hit me," she said.
The committee could decide to keep the current restrictions on hackney carriages.
But Hackney rapper Plan B - also known as Ben Drew - slipped on the stage several times during the downpour that coincided with his set.
Meanwhile, according to the Metro, it might be worth your while to check out Project Hackney - featuring local musicians mentored by Plan B, Labrinth and Leona Lewis.
There were claims about deliberate interference with the trial by some drivers obstructing the hackney ranks with private hire vehicles.
Coventry City Council should not place a limit on the number of hackney carriage licences, and the law should be changed so that local authorities may not impose such limits by number.
Many hackney cars claim to work for a private hire company and even give out private hire company receipt cards when asked for a receipt.
North Tyneside has set up a partnership with Hackney Council, one of the five London boroughs directly involved in or around the main Olympic site.
THINGS TO KNOW British-born David Hackney excelled at drawing from an early age, and knew he wanted to become a professional artist by the time he was 11.
WASHINGTON -- CSCU President Robert Hackney wants everyone to know that the association's days of being seen as playing a more junior role with card issuing credit unions have ended.
lt;p>"We're seeing a pause button in a large portion of our customer base," Hackney said.
A police spokeswoman said officers on routine patrol found the teenager shortly before 1am in Amhurst Road, Hackney, east London.