14 year old Hannah Shotton from Hexham, Northumberland
has sent Native Ponies Online this short article about her Connemara
pony - Molly
I found Native Ponies Online website and
thought it would be nice to tell you about my pony.
I am 14yrs old and have
a stunning 14.2hands, 13yr old pure bred dun Connemara. Over
the past 3 seasons I have been competing on her in long distance
riding, together we have done rides from 10 miles to 40 miles.
Miss Molly Malone (my pony) has an amazing heart rate and fantastic
stamina and will power, typical of her breed. This means that
we have done very well in endurance riding and I hope to see
more native ponies taking part. They are fantastic animals.
Molly and I have represented England in the home internationals
as I was junior rider. Although I could not have done it with
out her! We received best junior in England, Ireland, Scotland
and Wales, as well as the Cottee & Bedmax trophy. I am so
proud of her!
Molly is not only good at endurance but is so friendly and willing
she will try anything. Over the winter I am going to show her
in-hand so that way her beauty can be recognised.
I hope you enjoy reading about my Molly Malone and I enclose
photos of her.
Congratulations and well done Hannah, and of course Molly!
Thanks for taking the time to send this item and the photographs
If any other reader of Native Ponies Online would like
to tell us about their pony please let us know!