Thursday, May 19, 2016

Exmoor Ponies

Exmoor ponies are Britain's original breed of horses, they go back thousands of years, and the present instances are thought to be little changed from their ancestors. At Danebury and similar sites, they are used to keep coarse grasses and scrub brush--on which they can survive indefinitely-- under control. They are, however, semi-wild, and not to be messed with...
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In this amazing sequence, an Exmoor pony attempts to grab a
young couple's bag of crisps (coarse grasses and scrub brush
must get tiresome...)

But the young lad rescues the crisps

Foiled again! But for a quick selfie, the pony will get a few

More Exmoor ponies


And thus

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