Equestrian Sports & Activities

EXMOOR PONY CLUB’S MOORLAND EXMOOR FOAL PROJECT

EXMOOR PONY CLUB’S MOORLAND EXMOOR FOAL PROJECT

THE 2013 MOORLAND EXMOOR PONY FOAL PROJECT How You Can Help: This year we are giving some Exmoor Pony Moorland Foals a good start in life. We will be buying them from the moorland farmers and bringing them to Holt Ball Farm (Exmoor) so they can be socialised and handled, using positive, trust-based methods of […]

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Horse Riding Holidays

Do You Offer Bed & Breakfast for Horses?

Do You Offer Bed & Breakfast for Horses?

Equine Tourism is actively looking for establishments which offer good quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation for horses and riders. We are particularly looking for farms, small-holdings and equestrian centres offering safe and appropriately maintained accommodation facilities for horses and pony visitors, across the UK. The facilities can be suitable for riders looking to bring their […]

By July 1, 2013 Read More →

Magazine

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

By Dr Lisa Wojan – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – USA In 2005, I embarked on a project for what has since become the largest herd of Exmoor Ponies outside the United Kingdom with the most diverse stallion bloodlines in the world. Through my research, I uncovered a lot of information about Exmoor Pony stallions […]

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Horse & Pony Breeds

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

By Dr Lisa Wojan – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – USA In 2005, I embarked on a project for what has since become the largest herd of Exmoor Ponies outside the United Kingdom with the most diverse stallion bloodlines in the world. Through my research, I uncovered a lot of information about Exmoor Pony stallions […]

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Equine Welfare

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

How Exmoor Pony Stallion Inspections Affect the Bloodlines of an Endangered Breed

By Dr Lisa Wojan – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – USA In 2005, I embarked on a project for what has since become the largest herd of Exmoor Ponies outside the United Kingdom with the most diverse stallion bloodlines in the world. Through my research, I uncovered a lot of information about Exmoor Pony stallions […]

By March 31, 2014 Read More →

Natural Equitation

Equine Liberty Sports Launches!

Equine Liberty Sports Launches!

NEW LAUNCH! The EQUINES LIBERTY SPORTS Program! For you and your horse… Equine Liberty Sports has launched their on-line teaching program that introduces handlers everywhere to the incredible world of Liberty. Offering (very affordable) 6-month subscriptions (which you can renew again and again), you can get going learning the fundamentals of Liberty.  Founder, Leslie Nichols, […]

By July 12, 2013 Read More →

Other Recent Articles

Getting Wild Foals to Come In from the Pasture – nicely!

Getting Wild Foals to Come In from the Pasture – nicely!

FOAL GENTLING & SOCIALISATION By Dawn Westcott (Moorland Exmoor Foal Project) Turning wild foals out into the pasture can seem daunting – especially if there are quite a few of them – and you can be forgiven for wondering how on earth you’ll get them back in when you need to! Some people suggest shutting […]

By January 2, 2014 Read More →
The Exmoor Pony

The Exmoor Pony

By Dawn Westcott (for the Exmoor Pony Club www.exmoorponyclub.co.uk) The Exmoor pony is the closest relative to the North West European Prehistoric horse and has remained uncrossed with any other equine breed. At least a quarter of all Exmoor ponies live in semi-feral herds in the UK’s few remaining areas of wilderness – most extensively […]

By September 30, 2013 Read More →
2013 Exmoor Pony Festival Attracts over 1300 visitors!

2013 Exmoor Pony Festival Attracts over 1300 visitors!

NEWS FROM EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK – 1,300 meet Exmoor ponies in their native landscape during Exmoor Pony Festival Week 2013 Over 1,300 participants enjoyed the 2013 Exmoor Pony Festival rediscovering the ancient pony breed in its native landscape, Exmoor National Park (24 Aug – 1 Sept). A cornucopia of moorland rides, walks and safaris, with […]

By September 4, 2013 Read More →