Category Archives: Animals

Exmoor Pony Centre – February.

News from the Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton, TA22 9QE Well, here we are in Lockdown 3, not that the ponies have a clue what is going on! The staff are all working at the centre handling the foals, exercising … Continue reading

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Beavering away for Bideford flood protection.

There are proposals under consideration for raising the level of the Kenwith Reservoir dam to give the necessary added protection from fluvial flooding resulting from anticipated climate change and the amount of new housing development in the catchment area. In … Continue reading

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Training the Army Horse.

(Whilst turning out old cassette tapes recently, I came across a recording in Devonshire dialect, made by my father, Percy Reed (1907 – 2001) of Northam, in 1985. It told the tale of a childhood incident in which he was … Continue reading

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