Fell pony


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Fell pony

an English riding pony similar to the Dales pony but smaller. Black, brown, bay and occasionally gray; 13 to 14 hands high.

Fell pony syndrome
a congenital, eventually fatal disease that manifests with a profound anemia and immunodeficiency associated with a B-lymphopenia and a failure to produce immunoglobulins.
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The other Fell in the supreme line-up was Lunesdale Warrior Queen, a fell pony from Cumbria, ably ridden by Anna Metcalf.
It's a lovely sight and one which over centuries has delighted the eyes of Celts, Vikings and even Roman legionnaires far from home, for the tough little fell pony is one of Britain's oldest breeds.
Cumbrian trialling expert Katy Cropper - the only female winner of BBC TV's One Man and his Dog - will be entertaining the crowds with a working sheep dog display from the back of a Fell pony.
The event is held annually on land owned by Fell pony breeders Bob Charlton and his wife Sarah, who run the Linnel Stud.
Kelso's rider/handler Lucy Mc-Clung rounded off a great season to win M&M double ridden and In Hand Championships with her 12-year-old Fell pony Bracklin Milly bred by Alistair Smith, a well-known Fell pony breeder from Stirling.
Out of 10 champions forward for the Supreme, the Reserve Supreme title went toMrs Sara Dowdeswell's five-year-old Fell pony, Townend Barty, who also picked up the NPS /www.
Former Fell pony exhibitor Clive Richardson, who set up his Border herd of pedigree Jacob sheep in the mid-1980s, credits his success with his decision to introduce new bloodlines specifically to improve wool quality.
I was delighted to win this supreme trophy because it dates back to 1903 and very special because our friend Mrs A Newall, of the Dene Fell Pony Stud, has won the trophy the most, 13 times over the years, which makes me very honoured to have won it with my pony.
Chris faced an uphill battle because of a large Highland, Dales, Fell pony class, which was split in two.
Next season we'll going to a mix of shows and I have a novice Townend Fell pony to bring out so it will be a balance of local and national shows in 2009.
THE Fell Pony Society's September gathering was marked by a special President's Day held at Mrs Ailee Newall's Todridge Dene Fell Pony Stud and Shetland Stud near Great Whittington.
The Fell Pony Society Performance Trials will be on September 24 from 9am at Linnel (CORR) Wood, near Hexham.