fell pony


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fell pony

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(Veterinary Science) a British breed of large and heavy ponies, found in the hills of N England
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Highest place fell pony (Cargenwater Kerry Cooper (Banksgate Candy).
The monarch - on Fell pony Carltonlima Emma - laughed alongside Terry Pendry as they trotted along the banks of the Thames at Windsor.
Both stories feature characters Bran, a Celt boy living near the Great Chesters Fort, and his fell pony Mungo.
Participating horses this year include an Arabian; Icelandic pony; Haflinger; Fell Pony; and a variety of miniature horses.
The research was made possible by funding from The Horse Trust and the support of the Fell Pony Society and the Dales Pony Society.
The horses - Murphy, a 14-year-old fell pony, and Jack, a six-year-old cobhorse, had won a number of prizes at local show jumping events and gymkhanas.
Notts-based rider Rachael Wilmot and fell pony Grindle put in their usual accomplished performance to take the Level 2 individual class, sponsored by Performance Equestrian, against a strong field.
But instead of the usual reality show rabble getting bladdered on mead and leaping in and out of ye olde hot tub, this is a more sober exercise starring half a dozen historical experts, a couple of long-horned oxen and a rather moody Fell pony called Blackthorn.
Bracklinn Nora, a fell pony bred by the Smith family in Perthshire, stood as supreme reserve.
Mr Wearmouth, who provided the transport for both days; Sue, from the Fell Pony Breeding Centre in the Lakes, who let us ride her horse, and eat our picnic in her home because it was raining; Mr and Mrs Potter, the farmers who met us; Mr John Crummie, the managing director of the DFDS sailing company, for allowing us to be the only VIP guests on board ship for the day and providing a delicious meal; and Cllr Joan McTigue for arranging it all for us.
The 14-year-old fell pony and six-year-old cob horse were discovered in a field at Llancaiach House Farm, Nelson, South Wales.