Exmoor pony

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Exmoor pony

English riding pony. Bay, brown or mousy dun, with no white markings; 12.2 to 12.3 hands high.
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Exmoor Pony. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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There will be alpacas, Exmoor ponies and even the chance to try welly wanging.
TWO Exmoor ponies are turning heads as they graze on a wetland site in North Tyneside.
To the north this green corridor eventually takes you all the way to Sutton Park, where you might be able to spot wild Exmoor ponies.
The Exmoor ponies are based at Cleadon Hills reserve, in South Tyneside, as part of a conservation grazing scheme.
As well as planting native woodland, the charity hopes to restore rare heathland and introduce specialist grazing animals such as wild Exmoor ponies.
AUTUMN GLOW: Go on an wildlife adventure in the Exmoor National Park, where you could see red deer and the renowned Exmoor ponies roaming free.
There's plenty to see and do - but on this family trip we determined to make time for the famous Exmoor ponies and the ancient Tarr Steps.
There's something about this rugged place that brings out the purple prose - it's full of dramatic scenery, sweeping views, tall hedges, and wildlife ranging from Bambi deer to birds of prey swooping down on unsuspecting rabbits nibbling grass verges, Plus, of course, those famous Exmoor ponies.
Look out for the rare Exmoor ponies -thereto manage the grassland.
The park is also home to a herd of 160 grazing cattle and about 40 Exmoor ponies who will be expanded in numbers and moved around the park to play their own part in changing the landscape.
Also featured are the nuns of Ty Mawr Convent, Monmouth, who are using Exmoor ponies to preserve a daffodil meadow.
Some Exmoor ponies are bred specifically for competition, but Billy was just going to be part of a wild herd.