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New Forest: registering foals with the Breed Society

Pure bred, forest born, New Forest foals are an important asset to the New Forest’s ecology, culture and economy. ┬áThis week has therefore marked an important milestone in my commoning career to date, as I have registered my foals with … Continue reading

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New Forest: annual colt and stallion inspections

I attended the annual Stallion Inspections at Beaulieu Road last weekend, to watch the selection process for the colts and stallions that will sire future generations of New Forest pony. The weather was forecast for sunny intervals and, when the … Continue reading

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New Forest: Eclipse – the son of Marske

In the month of May, just under 250 years ago, began the career of the most celebrated racehorse of his day and one of the most famous Thoroughbred horses in history. Foaled in 1764, Eclipse was a mean tempered colt … Continue reading

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