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Weaning Victor – Day 3

Friday 28th October 2011 – (Today’s my Dad’s birthday!) Well, today when I got up I was doubtful as to whether Victor (our five-and-a-half month old miniature Shetland foal) would still be in his new field after his spectacular escape the day before yesterday. Luckily it seems, the enormous amount of fencing, repairing holes and […]

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Weaning Victor – Day 2

Thursday 27th October 2011 Today when I went down to the field (where all four ponies now are, due to Victor getting out late last night) Gradbach wasn’t letting the little foal out of his sight! He was so worried yesterday when Victor got out. So today, my Dad and I did loads of fencing […]

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Weaning Victor – Day 1

Wednesday 26th October 2011 This morning I decided it was time to wean Victor, our lovely mini Shetland foal (he’s five months and three weeks old). We’ve decided to move him into the field next to his mum, Rosie, along with Gradbach, our lovely gentle stallion who gets on well with the foal, leaving Rose […]

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Shetland Pony Update – Photos August/September 2011

So, I thought I’d do a quick update of the ponies with the recent photos that I’ve taken of them! Hover over the images to see they are.  

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My Pets: Mignon Velvet (Victor)

Name: Mignon Vevet Animal:  Pony Colour: Skewbald Strawberry Roan and White Size:  to make 32 inches? Breed: Miniature Shetland Gender: male Birthday: 15th May 2011 Nicknames: Victor, Vic I innitially got Victor on a loan basis on August 5th 2011 when I bought his mother, Hermits Velvet Rose, and he came along too as he […]

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My Pets: Hermits Velvet Rose

Name: Hermits Velvet Rose (Rosie) Animal:  Pony Colour: Strawberry Roan with white star on forehead. Size:  30 inches at the wither Breed: Miniature Shetland Gender: female Birthday: 5th May 2003 I got Rosie on the 5th August 2011 when she and her foal, Mignon Velvet, were delivered to our farm. Initaially, I only bought her […]

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Halter Training Victor – 10th September 2011

I’ve just got in from a monring session of training Victor (Mignon Velvet), the adorable miniature shetland pony foal we have. Today he was very lively; jumping everywhere, annoying the mares (Morjoy Tulip and Hermits Velvet Rose) and rolling about on the wet grass. Luckily for our stallion, (Goldsytch Gradbach), Victor chose to ignore him. […]

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Halter Training Victor – 9 September 2011

Today I did some halter training with Victor, this time quite late in the evening – about 8pm. And for the first time I heard his neigh! My dad and I went down to see the ponies, I had the lead rope and halter for Victor and my dad watched – it was the first […]

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Halter Training Victor – 8 September 2011

Today I attached the lead rope to Victor’s halter for the first time. I’d managed to catch him and get his head collar on fairly easily and clipped the blue lead rope onto the metal ring. At first Victor was confused. He moved his head up and down trying to shake the rope off; he […]

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My Pets’ Update: July 2011 – August 2011

  Well, I haven’t done a ‘My Pets’ Update’ for a while, so I’ve decided to one that convers the last two months. Ok, so I know it’s actually the beginning of September as I write this, but hopefully I’ll get round to doing another update very soon. Well actually I did do an update […]

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Halter Training Victor – 4 Sep 2011

Just got back in from another training session with Victor (Mignon Velvet) – a very adorable little skewbald roan miniature Shetland foal. And today I managed to get his head collar on easily. And he didn’t mind! The other times when I’ve been training him I could get the nose loop on him and bring […]

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Goldsytch Shetland Pony Stud Update August 2011: New Ponies

I’m pleased to announce that the Goldsytch Miniature Shetland Pony will be growing in terms of pony numbers. Currently our herd consists of: Goldsytch Gradbach (29″ red roan stallion) Morjoy Tulip (31″ bay mare) For a while now we’ve been looking to get a new mare (to celebrate my birthday last January) and have found […]

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My Pets’ Update December 2010 – June 2011

In the last five or six months I haven’t updated this site a lot, mainly beacuse so much has been going on. Unfortunately not all the stuff going on has been positive. On December 15th 2010 Charcoal, one of our lovely guinea pigs had to be put down. This was a very upsetting time for […]

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My Pets: Goldsytch Gradbach

Name: Goldsytch Gradbach Animal: Pony Colour: Red Roan (although he has blue roan mixed in with him as well) Size: 29.5 inches at the wither Breed: Miniature Shetland Gender: Male Birthday: 24th May 1988 Gradbach is a very special pony to me as he was the first stallion I ever owned. He is also one […]

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My Pets: Morjoy Tulip

Name: Morjoy Tulip Animal:  Pony Colour: Bright Bay with black legs and a faint dorsal stripe. Also has a whirl on her forehead. Size:  31 inches at the wither Breed: Miniature Shetland Gender: female Birthday: 11th May 2003 This picture shows her with her winter coat. Tulip is a very special pony to me as […]

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