Shetland Ponies

Glen Turret

We purchased Glen and his mum Bridie from Pat Garrill, a breeder from Lincolnshire, who wanted to retire after many years breeding a successful line of Miniature Shetlands. Glen and his mum are very well bred. Castle Unwin (Bridie’s father and Glen’s grandfather) is now a stud stallion in China. Glens father is now a …

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Bridie

The first written record of the Shetland pony was in 1603 in the Court Books of Shetland. The Shetland pony inhabits the Shetland Islands off northern Scotland and they were used as pit ponies on mainland Britain and also for pulling carts of peat and seaweed. Shetland Ponies are hardy and strong, in part because …

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Polo

The first written record of the Shetland pony was in 1603 in the Court Books of Shetland. The Shetland pony inhabits the Shetland Islands off northern Scotland and they were used as pit ponies on mainland Britain and also for pulling carts of peat and seaweed. Shetland Ponies are hardy and strong, in part because …

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Shona

The Shetland Pony is one of the purest of the native breeds due to the isolation of the Shetland Isles. The harsh Shetland environment resulted in the ponies’ development of a special double winter coat with guard hairs which shed the rain and keep the ponies’ skin completely dry in the worst of weathers. A …

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