Alien Invasion?

A little historical compare and contrast. Fascinating how the words “extinction” and “hardiness” keep echoing through. This from the BBC’s website on the 10th March, 2011: Dartmoor ponies ‘extinction fears’ over hardiness gene Conservationists are concerned the Dartmoor hill pony could be in danger of becoming extinct. Numbers have dropped from about 30,000 at the […]

The Pony Cull

UPDATE: I’ve added a second post here with a historical perspective on ponies on the moor. A tip off about the mass culling of Dartmoor Hill ponies appeared on Horse and Hound On-Line yesterday, and appears to have been taken up by “Daily Mail Reporter”: Over 700 Dartmoor hill ponies have been killed in the […]