The trust believes the new Exmoor ponies
will produce similar benefits as those introduced to Bakethin Reservoir, Kielder in October 2004.
The arrival of the Exmoor Ponies
in the summer has added to Sutton Park's status as one of the most unusual urban recreation areas in Britain.
Earl Harold, who was bred on Exmoor, was rehomed through the Moorland Mousie Trust, a charity which looks after Exmoor ponies
LEARN about the habitat of Sutton Park's wild Exmoor Ponies
with an expert-led guided walk from 10.
are being used to graze countryside sites in Gateshead.
have been drafted in to maintain hundreds of acres of ancient heathland in Britain's biggest urban nature reserve.
FOUR hardy Exmoor ponies
are spending the winter at a Wearside nature reserve.
SHARP-eyed animal lovers will be on the lookout for Exmoor ponies
far from the Devon beauty spot from which they take their name.
Children will also love the model farm, with it's four paddocks containing white-faced woodland and Shetland sheep, pygmy goats, Highland Cattle and Exmoor Ponies
- in hands - Glenfall Tintagel's Legend, Miss J L Cullingford, Badsey, Evesham.
In another first for the trust in its 40th year, two Exmoor ponies
are now grazing at the Druridge Pools reserve The ponies will spend the spring on the site before being moved to the Trust's East Chevington reserve in the summer.
The cattle and the Exmoor ponies
, which can be seen to the north of the estate, are very important to the management of the land.