|Posted on April 10, 2019 at 12:20 PM|
The RBST have just published the Watchlist for 2019/20 along with the Watchlist report.
The report highlights the situation facing the Eriskay pony and states ''Conservation effort in 2019 will once again be on focussed on the perilously rare Eriskay, a versatile pony with a superb temperament, which sadly saw only 2 foals registered in 2018''.
The report further states ''Some equine breeds remain particularly vulnerable, and without the ability to freeze embryos successful...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 21, 2018 at 10:10 AM|
The EPS was represented at the Equine Breeders Seminar organised by the RBST and held on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Stallion AI Services, Chapel Field Stud, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
A very interesting day with talks by Prof. Tim Morris, Vice-Chairman, RBST, Ruth Dalton, Northern Field Officer, RBST, Dr Andy Dell, Tullis Matson of Stallion AI Services and Jeannette Beranger of the Livestock Conservancy USA.
Following lunch there was a tour of the impressive facilities at Stalli...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 25, 2018 at 10:25 AM|
The Scottish Smallholder Festival 2018 will be held at Forfar Mart on Sunday 28th October.
Once again in the Festival will explore our equine heritage and is delighted to welcome along representatives of some of the wonderful native breed horses and ponies. Many folk getting into smallholding (and many existing smallholders) enjoy having an equine or two around the place – and they can do a job of work too.
The Festival will feature an Equine Parade with examples of m...Read Full Post »
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Please note the address for the Registrar / Treasureris now :
Tel : 01887 877219
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Report by Judith harries.
Vanessa Harvey with handler (who had to be substituted by the vet at the last minute as the handler needed to go with mother to hospital) plus husband Anthony brought 15yr old Peewit pony club pony and mum, and 4yr old gelding Merlin (just backed) for the second day.
Merlin had never been anywhere before (except to the vet). All animals had a loosebox with a cattle pen enclosure at the front.
Both ponies were intensely in...Read Full Post »