Monthly Archives: May 2016

Color Questions

The first Fell Pony herd I ever saw was unusual from a color standpoint.  There were six black ponies and two grays.  What made it unusual was not the dominance of black ponies, which is typical of the breed, but … Continue reading

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Foal (and Older) Foot Handling

A session with my foal Willowtrail Mountain Emma left me pondering the vastly different perspectives people and ponies have about foot handling.  For us humans, the goal is clear: the pony should pick its foot up when asked, hold it … Continue reading

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