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'''Stybba''' was a [[Ponies|pony]] of [[Rohan]]. He was shaggy and grey, and suitable for mountain riding but slower than the horses of the [[Rohirrim]].
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'''Stybba''' was a [[Ponies|pony]] of [[Rohan]]. Described as shaggy and grey and suitable for mountain riding but slower than the horses of the Rohirrim.
 
==History==
 
==History==
When [[Aragorn]], [[Legolas]], and [[Gimli]] rode off to [[Hornburg]] with the [[Grey Company]], King [[Théoden]] lent Stybba to [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]].<ref>{{RK|V2}}</ref> Stybba carried Merry through the mountain passes from the [[Hornburg]] east and south to [[Dunharrow]] and thence northward to [[Edoras]].   
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When [[Aragorn]], [[Legolas]], and [[Gimli]] rode off [[Hornburg]] with the [[Grey Company]], King [[Théoden]] lent to [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] Stybba.<ref>{{RK|V2}}</ref> Stybba carried Merry through the mountain passes from the [[Hornburg]] east and south to [[Dunharrow]] and thence northward to [[Edoras]].   
  
 
Stybba was too slow to accompany the mustered army of Rohan across the plains, and Théoden ordered Merry to stay at the Courts with Lady [[Éowyn]]. Thus Stybba was left behind but Merry did secretly complete the journey with a Rider named [[Dernhelm]] (who was in fact Éowyn in disguise).<ref>{{RK|V3}}</ref>
 
Stybba was too slow to accompany the mustered army of Rohan across the plains, and Théoden ordered Merry to stay at the Courts with Lady [[Éowyn]]. Thus Stybba was left behind but Merry did secretly complete the journey with a Rider named [[Dernhelm]] (who was in fact Éowyn in disguise).<ref>{{RK|V3}}</ref>

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