CUMBRIA Fell ponies
on the snowy Pennines yesterday
She and her family live in Kendal and now have Herdwick, Hebridean and Cotswold sheep which they run on 30 acres nearby at Crook in Cumbria, alongside two fell ponies
and a small herd of Golden Guernsey goats.
The footage shows her on one of her beloved fell ponies
, accompanied by a groom.
Horse riding on Fell ponies
is available at Stonetrail Holidays next door, where you can also hire mountain bikes.
I'M more likely to encounter fell ponies
than thoroughbreds this weekend as a few days in the Lake District is how I am spending a riding ban.
Colin Thomas, open day director and secretary of the Hill Pony Improvements Society of Wales, said around 90 well- turned-out ponies were in the ring, including Welsh Mountain ponies, shires, fell ponies
30pm by a fascinating talk and slide show, by Vyv Wood-Gee, an intrepid lady who rode with her two fell ponies
, one as a pack horse, from Skye to Smithfield, along old droving routes.
Biting her nails, she looked on nervously as the prince manoeuvred his four fell ponies
in the marathon - only to be eliminated for going around the wrong side of a flag.
The Queen, who breeds fell ponies
at Balmoral, and the Duke of Edinburgh, who drives them in carriage-and-four trials, are very concerned and have requested to be kept regularly informed of the progress of the research.
The winter get-together at Gill and David Booth's home near Morpeth featured guest speaker Vyv Wood-Gee, who spoke about her charity ride from Skye to Smithfield in London, taking her two Fell ponies
along the historic routes of the old Drove roads.
Locally bred heavy horses and alpacas will also be on display, while Fell ponies
have their own separate arena where they will be put through their paces to demonstrate their versatility and uses.