Dartmoor Hill Ponies Face Extinction

The Examiner2012-11-17:                      Advertisement The world at the present time cannot seem to find a way to live in harmony with people or animals. The horse breed under siege now is the Dartmoor Hill pony. Word is that the Dartmoor Hill ponies face extinction because of a major drop in demand for their foals. I cannot paint a pretty picture of the goings-on. According to Friends of the Dartmoor Hill Pony (FDLP), the herds produce about 700 foals annually. The problem is that the demand is down for these babies. What’s the solution? They shoot the youngsters to feed the lions and other animals in the zoos around the


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About narhvalur

Environmentalist, Animal Lover, Birder,Equastrian
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3 Responses to Dartmoor Hill Ponies Face Extinction

  1. narhvalur says:

    Yes, really a pity! Read about it also in Wildlife Extra!

  2. argylesock says:

    Funny you should mention Wildlife Extra: I happened to discover that site earlier today.

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