Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust Sale - "A Fantastic Success"

dartmoor pony heritage trustThe Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust second annual sale of quality Dartmoor Heritage ponies which was held on Saturday 21st July at Holwell Farm - TV's "Forgotten Farm", Widecombe-in the moor, Dartmoor as been described as "a fantastic success. Over 500 people visited the event at which 13 ponies were eventually sold. Pony keepers made several thousand pounds and ponies went to the right people. There were 30 ponies on sale, with animals sold going for between £800 and £225, from as far away as Manchester and Norfolk.

"We will continue to run these exclusive sales, as we believe it is the only sustainable solution to stop any further decline in the population of Dartmoor Heritage ponies on the commons of Dartmoor. By raising the value of the stock through handling and holding these specialist sales, we can encourage farmers to continue keeping Dartmoor Heritage Ponies, thus saving the breeding population," said a Dartmoor Heritage Trust spokesperson

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