SHETLAND PONY FACTFILE SHETLAND ponies
originate from the remote group of islands more than 200km north of the Scottish coast.
MY LITTLE PONIES: Thanks to her fairy godmother (Barbara Hatwell, left), Cinderella (Rhiannon Shrimpton, second left) has Shetland ponies
Melinda and her son Arthur to pull her crystal coach at Middlesbrough Theatre
THE Shetland ponies
and their foals grazing on Anglesey's heathlands this summer were not there just to enhance the landscape.
are back on the strength at Walthamstow as part of the BGRB pre-Awards gala race night on Saturday, January 21.
So now that she has brought out her children's book Four Acres about the adventures of five Shetland ponies
you don't have to look far for the inspiration.
The event was held at St Tydfil's Church, Merthyr Tydfil, where visitors were enthralled by two Shetland ponies
who joined other pets and animal lovers.
An illegal immigrant was jailed yesterday for having sex with Shetland ponies
after he was trapped by undercover police using specialist night vision equipment and a helicopter.
HEARTLESS horse rustlers are stealing Shetland ponies
, bundling them into the backs of cars - and shipping them over to Ireland.
There will be more than 1,000 horses on show - from powerful Shire horses down to miniature Shetland ponies
have a reputation for being moody and feisty, and Islay gets the hump all the time.
Monty, Spangles, Jo-Jo and Freddie had a taste of stage life when they appeared in Newcastle Theatre Royal's pantomime Cinderella with guest star and North East comedy legend Bobby Thompson .
Melinda and her son Arthur are the two Shetland ponies
who will be pulling Cinders' crystal coach when it opens at Middlesbrough Theatre today.