Category Archives: Animals

Exmoor Pony Centre news.

News from the Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton TA22 9QE It has been a busy start to 2020, with 13 new foals so far arriving at the Centre, all of which will have to be handled and health checked to … 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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