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Fell mare Broughs Betsy-May on a 21km endurance ride with Elaine Prosperini.
Broughs Betsy-May on a 21km endurance ride with Elaine Prosperini.

29 August 2018

July 2017 - riding trip on Mary Towneley Loop and Pennine way

Celia Holmes-Surplus rode 14 year old Greenholme Virginia aka Juno, and 13 yr old pack pony Greenholme Where U At, aka Foxy, up the Pennine Bridleway, and around the Mary Townley Loop.
ponies on the golf course
Admiring the herd of Wellbrow ponies 'mowing' the Whitworth golf course, near Rochdale.
ponies on Mary Towneley loop with memorial stone
By the memorial stone, on the 47-mile, very gruelling Mary Townley Loop. riding and pack ponies resting on the ride, near Rochdale
Resting in the hills above Rochdale, oblivious to the fact that we still
had another 9 hours of travelling ahead of us! September 2017

black Fell mare Stonecreek Zorra

Mr Dennis A Coltart's Stonecreek Zorra took 3rd place in the Grand Champion Class, with two 2nds and a 4th, at the 2017 National Dressage Pony Cup in Lexington, Kentucky, July 7-9 2017. 13 July 2017


black fell pony being ridden in the rain
Lydvale Ellenor winning the Picton novice at Cornwall open show 2017. Owned and ridden by Keren Masters. 2 June 2017
black fell pony being ridden
Tredellans Black Prince winning Open M&M at the Sampson charity show. Owned and ridden by Keren Masters. 2 June 2017

black fell pony out hunting

8 y.o. Meres Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Sooty, who according to his owner, Morag Fricker, is "the most fabulous drag hunter - he also escorts the children at the back happily." 19 April 2017

 jumping a hedge


Fell pony Mare Stonecreek Zorra
Dennis Coltart's 8 yr old Fell Pony mare Stonecreek Zorra (aka Zorra) at the Hoosier Horse Fair Breed Pageant 2016.  Zorra is the stable companion to Briar Rose already pictured in the photo gallery. Jan 2017

fell pony midtown joker
Zoe Marsden's Midtown Joker at his last show of 2016. "Joker has had massive success as a
yearling and a foal and we are very proud owners."

rosette winners in the SEBA awards 2016

SEBA (Scottish Equine Breeders Association) runs an annual competition to select the best Scottish bred pony or horse of the year, bred in Scotland and nominated through its breed society. This year, 2016, Emily Cheetham (above) collected the rosette for Boyndlie Black Rose who was Best Scottish bred Fell pony. The winner overall was Bill Ireland with Kilmannan Black Pearl, a Dales mare.


Fell pony under a tree  in autumn
Severnvale Gypsy Rose under the tree on a misty autumn morning.

two fell ponies looking over a gate
Severnvale Onyx (left), rising 2, and Severnvale Poppy (right), yearling, waiting to come in for the winter.

fell pony in the mist
Severnvale Onyx admiring his field before leaving for the winter months.
Sent by Jadine Huxtable (owner of Severnvale Onyx). 23 February 2016

Fell pony filly Moonlit Briar Rose
Fell pony filly Moonlit Briar Rose
Dennis Coltart's Moonlit Briar Rose (f. 2013, S. Brackenbank Romany's Prince, D. Dream Hayven Daphne Jane) in the Hoosier Horse Fair Breed Pageant both 2015 and 2016. She arrived in Indiana, (USA) from Washington State in 2015, and when she is old enough she will be trained for dressage. 22 January 2016


Fell stallion Bybeck Kasper winning at Equifest show
Bybeck Kasper, 6 year old stallion, winning the amateur fell class at
Equifest (Photo by Katie Dowker Photography, sent by Iysha Pitman) 16 Dec 2015

Fell stallion Boutime Wooster 2015

Fell stallion Boutime Wooster, Winner of the Bewcastle Boy Blue Trophy 2015, with owner Deb Vychinsky October 2015


Fell pony and judge discuss Trec

Ian Baily's Lownthwaite Mechlin has a word with the judge following his first Trec South-west in-hand training and competition after a well won 2nd place. 25 October 2015


Bobby (left) age 30 and Belle age 6. Sent in by Elaine Crook who was on holiday at Hawkshead in the Lake District. 1 Sept 2015


Fell pony ridden western
Dwight & Tracey Barton's Laurelhighland Jack of Diamonds trail riding in the Canadian Rocky Mountains July 2015

Fell pony sitting down
Laurelhighland Jack of Diamonds at Dwight & Tracey Barton's
stable in Northern Alberta, Canada, August 2015. www.caballostables.ca19 August 2015


Wellbrow Edwin winning the TSR M&M final and TSR champion at Royal Wellbrow Edwin winning the TSR M&M final and TSR champion at RoyalWellbrow Edwin winning the TSR M&M final and TSR champion at Royal
Zoe Marsden with Wellbrow Edwin winning the TSR M&M final and TSR champion at Royal
Lancashire Show. 7th August 2015


Fell Ponies by a tarn
Fell ponies enjoying warm sunshine at Tewet Tarn, St John's in the Vale, Cumbria. Photo, Penny Little. 28 July 2015


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Karen Hodge's Summerhouse Greta (3 yr old filly by Underwoods Gideon x Rulewater Lucy)
at NPS area 10, winning silver medal and British Isles qualifiers

Photos by Bryony Hodge 18 June 2015


Deborah Vychinski's Boutime Wooster (Lunesdale Warlord x Darrenvale Katie), Champion at the FPS Stallion and Colt Show 2015 18 May 2015

fell pony stallion

Deborah Vychinski's Boutime Wooster, Overall supreme West Midlands Fell Festival.

23 April 2015


Fell Pony Murthwaite Tradesman

Murthwaite Tradesman owned by Louise Townson, bred by
Thomas Capstick and ridden by Brian Williams: Supreme Champion at Scottish
and Northern Show and qualifier for the NPS silver medal final. Photo by kind permission of L Townson.
22 April 2015

Copperbeech Casper working at liberty with Kimberly Dunn of Get Grounded Equine at the Northwest Horse Fair and Expo, 21 March, 2015 in Oregon, USA. Photo taken by Cheryl Dutton, owner of ‘Copper’. 25 March 2015

silhouetted Fell ponies on Roundthwaite Common
Lunesdale Ponies silhouetted against the sky on Roundthwaite common. Photo by Carole Morland. 18 November 2014

grey fell pony murthwaite ice man Fell stallion Castle Hill Jack Daniels Grey fell pony with young rider Lewis Reynolds

Photographs from Hayley Reynolds: Left, above: Murthwaite Ice Man (Heltondale Bobby X Greenholme Jess), 10 year old stallion owned by Thomas Capstick, showing his talent over a cross country fence. Centre: Castle Hill Jack Daniels (Townend Stevie X Townend Shadow), 3yo colt owned by Hayley Reynolds who has had a fantastic first season of showing notching up several championship titles and in particular Jack won the 2/3yo Fell classes this year at both Cheshire County and Great Yorkshire show and was Reserve Champion. Right: Bluemountain show me (Murthwaite Ice man X Heltondale Dainty VII) owned by Thomas Capstick and ridden by Lewis Reynolds, lead rein winners at the Fell breed show 2014. 13 November 2014

fell pony pulling a flat cart on a farmfell pony trotting in a fieldfell pony foal with children
Photographs from Frances Miller: Left: 'Murthwaite Stud Open Day for the Young Person's Group' in June, Courtney Savage driving some young members with her Murthwaite gelding. Centre: 'Severnvale Stud Open Day with informal breed talk and showing clinic' in July, Leanne Russell trotting up Severnvale Ivor. Right: Young members meeting a foal at the 'Townend Stud Training Day' in August. 20 October 2014

wellbrow elsie, supreme championm at the Southern Show 2014
Amanda Rodger with Wellbrow Elsie (Heltondale Mountain Mist ll x Wellbrow Polly), Supreme Champion at the FPS Southern Show 2014. 18 September 2014

Fell pony bucking bay fell pony cantering

Left, Inglegarth Premier, and right, Severnvale Hannibal, both letting off steam after a photo shoot. Both photos sent by Amy Geraghty. 14 September 2014

Fell Pony Youngstock Champion Murthwaite Sid

Murthwaite Sid (Murthwaite Ice man X Murthwaite Dainty) owned by Hayley Reynolds, winner of the Yearling colt class at the Fell stallion show and Youngstock champion 2014. 23 May 2014

Sleddale Eddie L and his son Odin van het Westerkwartier Sleddale Eddie L and his son Odin van het Westerkwartier

Sleddale Eddie (left) and his son Odin van het Westerkwartier, sent by Joke Postma, Netherlands.

17 March 2014

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