The Supreme Champions: Cunswick II and Knightoncombe Blue Jay
The Exmoor Pony Society was blessed with good weather for their first Devon Area Show held at Newhall Equestrian Centre near Exeter. The venue is small and intimate and this suited the show perfectly and generated a lovely warm atmosphere which was even more apparent . . . → Read More: Exmoor Pony Society Devon Area Show
Nestled in the depths of Cornwall, The Helmantor Herd of Exmoor ponies could be found conservation grazing on Helman Tor Nature Reserve in Cornwall for nearly a quarter of a century. Des & Gill Girdler founded the herd in 1989 to graze the healthland site near Bodmin and chose Exmoors due to their rare breed . . . → Read More: UPDATE: Helmantor Ponies
Following the success of the Native Pony Jubilee Show, inc. the Exmoor Pony Society Cornwall Area Show, the Devon & Cornwall Area of the Exmoor Pony Society, have taken the bold step to run an all Exmoor Show near Exeter on the 21st April. This show will be one of only a handful across the . . . → Read More: Exmoor Pony Society: Devon Area Show, 21st April
*GREAT NEWS – as things stand all ponies have been rehomed, HOWEVER, we will keep this advert live and encourage enquiries to continue to come in just in case any homes fall through before collection.*
The following ponies are based in Cornwall and due to the conservation grazing having changed their policy after . . . → Read More: REHOMING: Exmoor Ponies in Cornwall
The EXMOOR PONY SOCIETY BREED SHOW Results 2012
Judges :~ Mrs. P. Cox – Classes :~ 2 – 5 & 7 – 9 Mrs. M. Partridge-Keane – Classes :~ 1, 6, 10 & 11 Mrs. F. Dickson – Classes :~ 12 – 20
SUPREME & RESERVE: Dunkery Tawny Owl & Blackthorn Sea Poacher
CLASS . . . → Read More: RESULTS: The Exmoor Pony Breed Show
I was able to watch this lovely video for the first time yesterday after finally purchasing a set of speakers for my computer. I thoroughly enjoyed it and felt very inspired by the end of it. I shall certainly be looking to buy a copy of ‘The Foals of Epona’.
I hope you enjoy this . . . → Read More: The Exmoor Pony; A Beautiful Creature
Blackthorn Pagan H14/57 Sire: Coedywern Firecrest Dam: Thameside Whisper
5 year old registered Exmoor gelding, approx 12hh+ but stocky build with masses of bone.
‘Scruffy’ was broken last October and has since been turned away. He was hacking out alone or with company. He is good with the farrier and is well mannered in . . . → Read More: FOR SALE: Ridden Exmoor Pony Gelding
Michael Dewhurst gives us an insight into the under-represented bloodline from the Exmoor foundation mare, o76/1 Old Altai.
Herd 2 was given by the Speed Family to the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College in Edinburgh, who amongst other things used ponies in a trekking herd as many of you will know. As you can imagine working . . . → Read More: Why might Exmoor bloodlines become rare?
The following diagrams have been produced by Exmoor Pony enthusiast Susanna Baker to represent the male lines of the breed and are correct at August 2010. We hope that more recent diagrams can be published soon.
. . . → Read More: Exmoor Stallion Line Diagrams (August 2010)
Dunkery Tawny Owl 78/142 (2004, Liqueur x Dunkery Corn Bunting) by Jenna Payne
Owly & Harry
‘Owly’ is the love of my life – along with my husband and children – and he quite simply my pony of a lifetime. Owly arrived with us on a permanent lease from Paul Schmdt in April 2008 . . . → Read More: PROFILE: Dunkery Tawny Owl, Exmoor Stallion
Photographs courtesy of Meg Partridge.
Show organisers, Toby & Evie Hickman’s change of venue paid off with Cannington College proving to be a big hit amongst competitors and spectators alike. The indoor school was big and airy with plenty of space outside for congregating competitors. Judge, Pam Cox from Bridgewater, had . . . → Read More: Exmoor Pony Society: The Christmas Show
Why are Exmoor Ponies gathered in from the moor?
The ‘wild’ Exmoor ponies that live freely on Exmoor in Somerset are all individually owned, are all registered with the Exmoor Pony Society with their own names and registration numbers and each pony is also branded with their herd number and individual pony number. Their . . . → Read More: A Perfect Exmoor Gathering
Article by Alison Yates . Pete & I have long been admirers of the Hawkwell Herd (Herd 12) of Exmoor ponies so we contacted John Western, who very kindly said we could attend their gathering on October 16th, which also happened to be the day after my birthday. This let Pete of the hook . . . → Read More: Hawkwell (Herd 12) Exmoor Pony Gatherings 2010
The past few days have seen Exmoor blanketed in a luxurious layer of thick snow. The ponies that live there look simply beautiful and with temperatures dropping as low as minus eight or nine they show off their hardy nature by thriving in these tough conditions.
This mare and foal were pictured on Countisbury Common.
. . . → Read More: Exmoor Ponies in the Snow