Kirkcarrion Highland Ponies Guestbook


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Name: Gemma Mackenzie
Email: MondayMack@aol.com
Date: Thursday, 28 April 2005 -- 12:53pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: Hi, i really love your site, it breaks up my boring days at college. I think Dragon is a really stuuning welsh. Good luck with this years foalings. hoping for pictures of the foals.

Name: Dianne Logan
Email: lbrockloch@aol.com
Date: Wednesday, 27 April 2005 -- 5:56pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: I know you from the Highland show and you bought Fiona of my gran and grandpa.

Name: Deborah Revnew
Email:
Date: Friday, 8 April 2005 -- 5:09am
Homepage: http://www.musiccityminiatures.com
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Great WEB-SITE! I was searching for info on Dartmoor ponies. I'm interested in getting involved in the driving competion, it looks like lots of fun. I love harness racing. I breed, train and show at shows. So it would be a delight to find out more about them, before I purchase my first.


Name: jane Moore
Email: jane.moore@v21.co.uk
Date: Monday, 6 September 2004 -- 1:48pm
Homepage: Cayberry Dartmoor Stud
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Thanks very much, hope it looked all ok to you, the site is new, so any improvements suggested will be taken on board. Your site is super, we will probably meet sometime, I come to Border Union, also a puk M&M judge, for my sins! only joking.
Jane Moore (Mrs)

Name: jane Moore
Email: jane.moore@v21.co.uk
Date: Monday, 6 September 2004 -- 1:41pm
Homepage: Cayberry Dartmoor Stud
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Thanks very much, hope it looked all ok to you, the site is new, so any improvements suggested will be taken on board.
Jane Moore (Mrs)

Name: Victoria creswell
Email: heavensdevil9@hotmail.com
Date: Saturday, 4 September 2004 -- 6:04pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Found your website while looking for a highland! Great to see the pics of other highlands! Love the breed so much attitude! If any one knows of a mare or gelding pefably yellow dun or mouse please let me know. No foals have enough with taliskers lot! thanks vicki x

Name: Shari
Email: pony@swbell.net
Date: Thursday, 29 July 2004 -- 9:12pm
Homepage: Heavenly Welsh Pony Farm
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Very nice and informative site. Thank you.

Name: Ria Stewart
Email: neil.jennifer@ukgateway.net
Date: Friday, 11 June 2004 -- 4:43pm
Homepage: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Does anyone know anything about Anna of Alltnacailleach or her foals. I have her on loan just now and I am hoping to go to my first show next month with her. Does anyone reccomend any good first shows in the Aberdeenshire area. Thanks! xxx

Name: jacqueline
Email: jackie_1060@yahoo.com
Date: Friday, 13 February 2004 -- 11:22pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: great info on the site .. i own a highland pony who is now 34 yrs old ..had her for 17yrs .. but sadly i may have to have her put to sleep .. due to having lamistis very bad

Name:
Email:
Date: Monday, 8 December 2003 -- 10:30am
Homepage: http://
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Name: Anne Agarwal
Email: eahotson@hotmail.com
Date: Saturday, 20 September 2003 -- 5:02am
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Very interesting and informative site. Contemplating buying my first Highland.

Name: Emma
Email: stonygilldales@aol.com
Date: Tuesday, 8 July 2003 -- 5:19pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Found via Kilmannan website-I also breed and show Dales as well as Welsh A's. Well done on such an informative site especially for anyone new to natives. Keep up the good work and best wishes with your own lovely Highlands.

Name: leanne whitwell
Email: melon_head49@hotmail.com
Date: Monday, 7 July 2003 -- 10:43pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: hey,

dis website is well gud! but unfortunatly i didnt find out wot i wanted ( i wanted sum websites for native ponies i ave a welsh c Sack Ville Nicky and i need a show for this weekend!) but its a really intresting website ill be back to surf it again but its 10.45 pm n i need sum sleep for skool 2moz
so ne bosy no ne shows for around cambridgeshire area email me!
leanne~x~

Name: Maren
Email: ma-ja-k@web.de
Date: Saturday, 26 April 2003 -- 9:12pm
Homepage: Wilde Horde
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Hello!
Kompliments for this great homepage! Very interesting!
I like Highlandponies a lot but I don't have one.
My sisters first horse was a connemara gelding, named "Paddy", a wunderfull, lovely horse!
Bye
Maren
from Germany

Name: sandra
Email: byersEVO6@aol.com
Date: Wednesday, 26 March 2003 -- 9:46pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: As an owner of a highland gelding (my second), I was interested to search for information on the breed and was delighted to find your site. It makes interesting reading and I find your views informative.

Name: Imke Lumme
Email: imkelumme@gmx.de
Date: Monday, 24 March 2003 -- 9:52am
Homepage: Welsh A stud from Germany
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Dear Ms. Douglas,
I want to thank you for your answear to my email about Polaris Victor. We'll add your page too next days on our homepage.
With the best wishes,
Imke Lumme (Germany)

Name: nicki hepworth
Email:
Date: Saturday, 22 March 2003 -- 10:26pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: i own an exmoor pony and i think its really good 2 compare others 2 mine the pictures and information was really good i am looking foreward to buying a bigger pony @ the end of next year !!!!
thanx

Name: Anna Day
Email: sillybilly23@hotmail.com
Date: Thursday, 27 February 2003 -- 6:15pm
Homepage: none none
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Wonderfull,a website related completely 2 native breeds!!!!!!!!

Name: Toni Walters DA HORSE MANIAC
Email: kjhgr@dfg.gdas
Date: Wednesday, 5 February 2003 -- 1:53pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Net search
Comments: I found this cool site on google.com

Name: claire
Email:
Date: Sunday, 26 January 2003 -- 10:23pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: hi ellie, i keep looking at the pic of rowena and thinking she would have made a cracking ridden pony, if not for her accident. i had the chance to buy her but could not afford it! so i only have her monster brother! has gail bred any more monsters?
claire
No idea Claire, I'm not directly in touch with her breeder, she came to me by a very circuitous route but is one of my best broodmares now and set to stay here permanently. Ellie

Name: Alex Sillito
Email: alexsillito@hotmail.com
Date: Tuesday, 21 January 2003 -- 1:34am
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: I want to suggest that you could put like um habitat or life cycle and/or stuff like that

Name: Britney Spears
Email: (not telling)
Date: Saturday, 23 November 2002 -- 8:43pm
Homepage: COOL!!!!!!!!!!
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Even though I'm famous I'm still Madly in love with ponies, especially shetlands! I used to have one,but he died. His name was Bennie! I miss him sooooooooooooooooooooooooo much.

lots o' love and kisses
Brit

Name: Ellie
Email:
Date: Saturday, 23 November 2002 -- 8:36pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: I actually randomly wrote the name of this website and it turned up. I'm in DESPERATE need for a pony, but I first need money!
Indeed you do, and once you have a pony, don't expect to ever have money again!

Name: jessica renden
Email: duffy_wonder_horse@hotmail.com
Date: Sunday, 17 November 2002 -- 9:38am
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Net search
Comments: i loved your site and i also love highland ponyys i just wish there were more in australia i have one of my own a cream 9yr old gelding and we compete in dressage showjumping showing ect i love him to bits and i love highlands
Hi Jessica, there will be more Highlands in Australia soon, following the export of a purebred stallion last year there should be a whole new crop of foals with new bloodlines to expand the breed, so keep a lookout. And as HPS has now recognised foals born by AI there is now another option available to non-UK breeders, so hopefully more Highlands down under in the coming years! Ellie

Name: Jill
Email:
Date: Monday, 11 November 2002 -- 9:37pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi,

Interested as to what you would consider a correct weight for a fairly chunky 14.1 highland? Having slight difference of opinion as to what a correct weight should be!

Name: bryony smart
Email: bryonyfrommars@hotmail.com
Date: Sunday, 10 November 2002 -- 9:27pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: great site, I would like more information on Spinway Comet as I have recently purchased a connemara who is out of him. does anybody know of Ashfield Zephyr? thanks!

Name: Kristy
Email: kristy_18_uk@yahoo.co.uk
Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2002 -- 8:42pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: WHAT A GREAT WEB-SITE!
I NOW LOVE HIGHLANDS NEARLY AS MUCH AS DALES!

Name: angela
Email: angela@hotkey.net.au
Date: Thursday, 17 October 2002 -- 5:32am
Homepage: Highland Pony Discussion Group
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: hi ellie, lovely ponies, great site.
I'm from Australia and have a 2 yo
Highland x ASH. He's a lovely mouse
dun called Croft Cnoc Campari (Cam)
Thought you and the other highland
enthusiatsts here might like to know
about a highland discussion group we
participate in that's run through
Yahoogroups, called 'aushiglandpony'
We're fairly new, and a bit quiet
due to lack of numbers, but would love
to hear from othe highland enthusiasts
from around the world. Click on the link above or
send me an email toangela@hotkey.net.au if
anyone is interested in joining the list.

Thanks,
Ang & Cam
Holbrook, NSW, Australia

Name: Gillian McMurray
Email: gillian@trailtrowhighlandponies.co.uk
Date: Wednesday, 16 October 2002 -- 10:37pm
Homepage: Trailtrow Highland Pony Stud
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Very interesting website
Glad you like it Gillian, I've been to yours too! Ellie

Name: Sam
Email: bobby17@ntlworld.com
Date: Tuesday, 8 October 2002 -- 8:11pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: What a great site.....i am looking to buy a highland foal/yearling filly.
I would be greatful of some contacts, so if anyone knows of any for sale, please e-mail
me...Thanks
Try the HPS website (see left margin) for a recent sales list and good luck with your search Sam! Ellie

Name: Gail O'Hara
Email: gailohara@hotmail.com
Date: Friday, 4 October 2002 -- 6:11pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi Ellie! Visit your site all the time but for the first time yesterday I got the photos of Aidan to load, and I am in love! Could you please email me, I need to know more!. Have been looking for a reliable,gentlemanly type for a few years, I don't mind if he is a bit feisty, but would like to build on my confidence. I mainly want a pony for hacking,pleasure endurance rides and maybe entering some local M&M classes. Nothing too strenuous! Maybe some Trec if I could reliably read a compass. hope to hear from you soonish, ta!
Glad you like him but he isn't on the sales list and very very unlikely to ever be leaving here. Sorry! Ellie

Name: Gail O'Hara
Email: gailohara@hotmail.com
Date: Thursday, 3 October 2002 -- 7:48pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi Ellie, have visited this site loads of times now but hadn't been able to load some of the photos (something wrong with my memory cache, not your site!). Saw Aidan for the first time and think he is so handsome, I may be in love (sad, eh?). Could you please email me regarding him, be prepared, I have loads to ask you!

Name: Jean Connell
Email: you know it
Date: Thursday, 3 October 2002 -- 12:40pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Ellie . Our e-mail is not working can't send anything out or get anything in. Maybe you can help?
Sorted! E

Name: Donna Forbes
Email: forbesclan@xtra.co.nz
Date: Thursday, 26 September 2002 -- 10:34am
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Net search
Comments: I use to work for Scott Mcgregor, while I was living in Scotland, on a working holiday from New Zealand, I loved catching up on the progress of Ballinton.
Thank you very much
Donna Forbes

Name: sue ryan jacques
Email: ryanjacques@bosinternet.com
Date: Thursday, 19 September 2002 -- 11:39pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: thanks for yr e-mail

will be in touch re Melisanda

regards

Sue

Name: Gail O'Hara
Email: gailohara@hotmail.com
Date: Monday, 9 September 2002 -- 7:09pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Just wanted to congratulate you on a great site! I am a big native breeds fan, especially Highland Ponies and have now been going through your site for an hour. Your pictures are just lovely and when going through the text that went along with each of your horses I got a real sense of how much they mean to you. Getting back into riding again after a bit of lost confidence from a bad fall years ago, and I think that a Highland would help me to get some back. Like where you are going with your bloodlines too, was drooling over all your ponies and really liked the look of Ace and Primrose, they both look as though they know they are gorgeous! Will visit this site again and again, your hard work and love of your animals shines through!

Name: Jill
Email: jillvasey@hotmail.com
Date: Sunday, 8 September 2002 -- 3:07pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I have a yellow dun hihgland and we have been doing very well in our first year of showing. However, I heard yesterday that "weathering" in a yellow duns' mane is looked down upon and would put us further down in a line-up. Is this the case? Mine certainly has a good deal of "highlights" in his mane- it would be very difficult to disuise!
Interesting question but I've never heard of weathering being considered a fault, it is quite a common feature and I wouldn't worry about it. If your pony has good conformation, temperament, schooling, manners and some "look at me" about him, he should do well. Go for it and good luck, Ellie

Name: Julia Mallin
Email: SnowAngel42@hotmail.com
Date: Tuesday, 20 August 2002 -- 5:14pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi Ellie,

Just wondered if you knew any connemara breeders or native pony breeders for that matter in or near hertfordhire. My 14.2hh (ish, maybe a little bigger) has just been diagnosed as not being able to be ridden again although she isnt in any pain. Id rather her be a broodmare rather than a companion for the rest of her life. She's registered and has Village grey and Meryvn Kingsmill bloodlines. Id like to be able to sell/ or loan her to a loving home where she'll be happy and can have lots of babies!

Would you know of anyone who can help? Or if anyones intereded just email me for pics.

Thanx
Ju
Try the ECPS Secretary (link from Breed Societies page and/or the Connemara page) - they'll know who's in that area and run a sales list you could put your pony on.
Name: margaret beard
Email: margaret.beard1@btopenworld.com
Date: Tuesday, 13 August 2002 -- 3:15pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Super site, thanks for all the photos of the other studs,it gives the enthusiast the opportunity to view what might be available in the near future, and be able to compare the different types of ponies. I have 3Highlands and have really enjoyed your site-thank-you.

Name: suzan pole-Evans
Email: davidpe@horizon.co.fk
Date: Thursday, 11 July 2002 -- 2:17am
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi I live on a sheep farm in the Falkland islands and use Highland cross horses for rounding up our 9000 sheep and 150 head of cattle they are a very hard working animal and also hard to get a hold of down here.
Your site is great.
Good luck,
Suzan.

Name: Tim & Jean
Email: pitmenzie@lineone.net
Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2002 -- 9:48pm
Homepage: http://www.achnacarryhighlandponies.co.uk
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Being Nosey again. No just wondering if I could set us up a Guest Book but not sure. A brief guide please when you see jean tomorrow. Tim

Name: Karen Adair
Email: kadair10@caledonian.ac.uk
Date: Thursday, 11 April 2002 -- 11:35am
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Its great to find a Scottish Highland pony website. I just love the breed, they are such characters! Surprised to hear it is now classed as a rare breed. I have sent an email and look forward to hearing from you as I would like to pick your brains about a few things!
Done!
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Email:
Date: Friday, 15 March 2002 -- 3:56pm
Homepage: http://
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Name: JavaJane
Email: info@javajanegoescrazy.com
Date: Friday, 15 March 2002 -- 1:39pm
Homepage: Local riding stables
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Not sure how I found you! Enjoyed looking throught he pictures. Today I rode a Highland cob for the first time, and I think I'm in love! Normally ride a plodder!
Your palomino is gorgeous :))
regards
JJ

Name: helen whitfield
Email: Shaun.Whitfield@tesco.net
Date: Tuesday, 5 March 2002 -- 7:02pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hey Ellie! this is a very useful site. I own a welsh cob x thoroughbred (half native) who i have recently broken in. Howevr i have turned her away for four months and am looking for a pony to show. I want to do some picton and nov. kingsford this season to progress onto some workers. Although i would be doing most of the riding, every now and then, my mum would like to join me for a hack so a kind horse would be best. After looking after a friends highland recently (coz im horseless!!!) iv decided that the breed would be perfect. I have contacted some people but if you know of any dean or dean-type ponies i would be delighted to hear. Thank-you for showing everyone your fabulous ponies and giving us such a great web site! xhelenx
I take it you mean Dene ponies? Contact Scott McGregor at Ballinton, Thornhill by Stirling, that is his stud and I'm sure he would know of ponies for sale from his breeding.
Name: Amy Mitchley.
Email: sheff@iafrica.com
Date: Sunday, 17 February 2002 -- 6:29pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Enjoyed it a lot.
It just needs some imformation on keeping ponies.

Hi Amy and thanks for the comments. Have you seen the Keeping Natives page under the general info on natives bit? I've updated it fairly recently. If there are other specific things not in there, let me know. Ellie

Name: Rowan Flindall
Email: flindallr@hotmail.com
Date: Monday, 7 January 2002 -- 8:02pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: This is some site!
You have some lovely ponies. I could be sorely tempted if I wasn't broke.

Name: Helen Tattersall
Email: helen@runshaw-stud.co.uk
Date: Thursday, 25 October 2001 -- 9:56pm
Homepage: Runshaw Welsh Mountain Ponies
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: Hi lovely ponies especially the welshies but must admit i'm biased!!

Name: Clare Tucker
Email: twinkle1982@aol.com
Date: Thursday, 20 September 2001 -- 7:13pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: hi great site!!!!!!

i live near hull and are looking for a highland ponie, but having trouble finding one, so i you no any1 who has a stud farm near me please email me as no over ponie will do

or if you no of any1 who has one for loan down here it would be greatly appreciated

clare :0)
I suggest you try and visit the Dykes Stud near Masham, owned by the Countess of Swinton. This would be a good starting place and give you a few ponies to look at in one go to get your eye in. Other useful contact would be the NE branch of HPEC - link to their web site is from my Highland page. Good luck. Ellie
Name: Andrew hobin
Email: andrewhobin@yahoo.co.uk
Date: Friday, 7 September 2001 -- 4:57pm
Homepage: http://
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: good website!!!! cute highlands

Name: Jackie and Howard
Email: hjones@manx.net
Date: Tuesday, 4 September 2001 -- 1:49pm
Homepage: breeding Welsh Cobs
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: loved all your ponies especially Dragon as he is half brother to our first stallion. He also had a wonderful temperament.

Name: Jo Ralston
Email: joanna.ralston@manxshoprite.com
Date: Tuesday, 4 September 2001 -- 11:51am
Homepage: Cushag Horses
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Your Welsh Cob is lovely. He is related to my part bred filly!!! Her dad was by Derwen Paddington Express. If you want to see photos, look at my website.

Name: ROMA
Email: CRABBIESDEN.PERTH@tinyworld.co.ukc
Date: Monday, 23 July 2001 -- 11:12pm
Homepage: CRABBIESDEN WELSH COBS
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: THIS IS GOOD, I LIVE NEAR PERTH,SO POSSIBLY SEEN YOUR PONIES

Name: Charles
Email:
Date: Friday, 20 July 2001 -- 9:23pm
Homepage: http://www.somis.dundee.ac.uk/~ckchrist/
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: The guestbook is now fixed and slightly improved.

If a visitor submits an incorrect homepage there will not be a link to it, just the text entered.

One or two more changes to come :-)

Regards


Name: penelope clifford
Email: pencliff@btinternet.com
Date: Wednesday, 30 May 2001 -- 8:12pm
Homepage: n.a
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Great we have a shetland called hector of transy which is a ma major winner on the show scene keep up the really good work if you need info with regard to Hector just email me

Name: gina and helen de'lara
Email: ginade@lineone.net
Date: Sunday, 27 May 2001 -- 6:00pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: We are very impressed with the site but we cant find Rosies picture. Will be in touch later in the week about Scott's weekend.

Name: Sarah
Email: hayes1@netconnect.com.au
Date: Friday, 25 May 2001 -- 6:15am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Well what can I say... Sat here at work (in Australia)bored on a Friday arvo waiting for the weekend I found your page.

I have had a very enjoyable hour learning about your wonderful ponies, and having a bit of a giggle at the various descriptions you have gone through.

I originally hail from West Yorkshire so it is nice to keep an eye on what is happening in the mother land. Good luck with getting your house built, and thanks for occupying an hour or so of a rather dull Friday in the office ( would much rather beout with my neddies!!).

Thanks,
Sarah
Know that feeling well! Ellie
Name: Jacqueline J. Rea-Patton
Email: bootlegr@mt.net
Date: Thursday, 17 May 2001 -- 5:57pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: What a wonderful informative website and a great tribute to ponies!

I'm a pony and Tennesee Walker horse enthusiast and currently live in Montana. I have a wonderful black pony. I wish I could send a video of him to an expert on pony breeds, as I am not quite sure of his breeding. He looks something like a Fell, but perhaps a little more fine boned. He is wonderful riding in the mountains, driving and horse games and a personality a bit like Lulu.

I have been discriminated against and barred against riding my pony (because of my size) (and my Tennesee Walkers, because of their gait) in the local horse show in Montana. My vet says my pony should be able to carry a rider up to 135 lbs. I weigh only 110 lbs.

However, the local show does not discriminate against 200 lbs. men riding two-year old Quarter horses in reining competition, where they are required to lope.

I need some ammo to fight the local politics of this show.

Happy Trails Pony Lovers!




Name: Clarissa
Email: coolclarissa@hotmail.com
Date: Friday, 11 May 2001 -- 6:29pm
Homepage: Dartmoors R Wonderful
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: Great site! I have my own site too (see above) :)

Name: CAROL SAINT
Email: SAINTCAROLWWW.TALT21.COM
Date: Thursday, 3 May 2001 -- 6:24pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I AM INTERESTED IN BUYING A HIGHLAND PONY, BOTH FOR MYSELF AND MY DAUGHTER TO RIDE. I AM INTERESTED IN HUNTING AND ALSO A LITTLE DRESSAGE. I HAVE ONLY OWNED THOROUGHBRED HORSES, BUT NOW I FEEL THE TIME HAS COME FOR SOMETHING A LITTLE CALMER. ANY INFORMATION WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.
CAROL SAINT
1 OFFICE ROW
ELDON
BISHOP AUCKLAND
COUNTY DURHAM
DL14 8XA

Name: CAROL SAINT
Email:
Date: Thursday, 3 May 2001 -- 6:18pm
Homepage:
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Name: Gillian
Email: Gillian@westgatelabs.com
Date: Monday, 23 April 2001 -- 9:19pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Hello Ellie, couldn't resist a congratulations on the new arrival. What gorgeous pictures, he is lovely and your beautiful mares too. Worth the wait.
My lovely cream lady is having a holiday already as we have so much F&M around here and cannot ride out. The fields have been too wet to use, but hopefully will soon be dry enough to start some work. What a year for everyone.

Name: Hannah Page
Email: lesleypage@beaumontcottage.fsnet.co.uk
Date: Monday, 16 April 2001 -- 5:19pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
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Name: Hannah Page
Email: lesleypage@beaumontcottage.fsnet.co.uk
Date: Monday, 16 April 2001 -- 5:19pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
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Name: Hannah Page
Email: lo
Date: Monday, 16 April 2001 -- 5:16pm
Homepage:
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Name: lisa mahoney
Email:
Date: Tuesday, 3 April 2001 -- 9:38pm
Homepage: under construction!
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Great website, now feeling even more guilty for not finishing mine (html sat on my hard drive, server space reserved...). I have a highland pony down in the depths of suffolk (Ipswich). He's called Glenearn Majestic, originally from perthshire, but brought down south by lesley jolly. Amazed how you cope with 10, 1 is plenty for me. Glad to see another mad highland enthusiast - mine is just fantastic. Good luck with the foal and your house hunting.

Name: Carol Shannan
Email: Barnfield@tesco.net
Date: Wednesday, 28 March 2001 -- 12:15pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Great website. I particularly enjoy the Dales pony items. I have two of them. Yartleton Duke (by Burdon Freestep/Waterside Dawn) and Edwards Bonnie Blue (by Raygill Jubilee/Dinah XIV). I have been unable to find any photos of Jubilee. Do you think Mr.Ireland might have some?I also have a Reg. Welsh pony mare called Symondsbury Saffron (by Symondsbury Firebird). She has Revel in her line too.
Bill might have photos of Jubilee but other places to try are the Dales Pony Society (see the Breed Societies page for details) or the Raygill Stud, which is at Lartington, near Barnard Castle, Co Durham. Good luck. Ellie
Name: Krista
Email: horsedreamer11@aol.com
Date: Thursday, 22 March 2001 -- 8:48pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: I am 11 years old and like your website. If you have any kids let them know that I am looking for a pen pal. Thanks Krista

Name: Rebecca O'Rourke
Email: r.k.o'rourke@leeds.ac.uk
Date: Saturday, 17 March 2001 -- 4:18pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: You have myheartfelt sympathy coping with your ponies under the F&M restrictions. I hope none of your worst fears about their feet are realised. Puts my inconveniences - getting bored of having to ride in the indoor school rather than hack out into perspective.... Best wishes, too, for Briagh's new foal.

Name: Guido Van Dyck ( Highlanpony België)
Email: guidovd @freegates.be.
Date: Tuesday, 6 March 2001 -- 7:55am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments:

Name: Vicky
Email: vicfitch@hotmail.com
Date: Sunday, 4 March 2001 -- 4:00pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: I want my own horse or pony but am not aloud one but when im older i hope to own one and have the pleasure of looking after it can you give me an idea of a good breed i know them all and how to care for them but just want a pony that would be right for me. vicky

Name: Camilla
Email:
Date: Monday, 19 February 2001 -- 2:12pm
Homepage: Camilla`s Sida
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi, maybe you can help me to find a way to find some information about our Irishbread horse and ponies.
It seems difficult to get a hand of Irish people, and I don´t really know to advertise my site.

Description below.
HI!!
Maybe you are looking for your horse that have been sold to Sweden?

I have written to all riding clubs in SWEDEN so they know about this site and maybe someone recognize your horse.

Just visit my site and press the button Efterlysningar and post your wanted horse.

Maybe you want to look at our horses at the club?? We have many horses imported from Ireland, most of them actually.Press the picture withe "Irish Horses". Press the button Hamre ridskola and then Lektionshästar or Gamla Lektionshästar and have a look.I know that many of the Swedish riding clubs import horse from England and Ireland. So maybe you´ll find something about your horse or pony...

Sincerly

Camilla

www.elitecities.com/zapp

Name: Dee Watts Bohle
Email: bohledb@mediaone.net
Date: Monday, 19 February 2001 -- 3:58am
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Since we are coming to Scotland (from the USA) in June 2001 & I'm looking forward to trying pony trekking, I thought it might be smart to look into these Highland ponies I was reading about. I'm so impressed I can't breathe & get it straight! I love your website & the pictures. And appreciated your article on Keeping Natives; I'd always been told that "horses are too expensive--you either own a horse or have a life!" Seems that attitude is wrong, at least where Highlands are concerned. Thanks for an excellent website.
No, they cost less but you still don't have what non-horsey people call "a life"! - the ponies soon *are* your life and I wouldn't want it any other way! Ellie
Name: kelsey rogers
Email:
Date: Thursday, 15 February 2001 -- 5:58pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: hey,pretty cool I liked your Native Breed index. COOL WEB PAGE!!!!!!

Name: kelsey rogers
Email:
Date: Thursday, 15 February 2001 -- 5:58pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: hey,pretty cool I liked your Native Breed index. COOL WEB PAGE!!!!!!

Name: Marion Wager
Email:
Date: Saturday, 10 February 2001 -- 4:08pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments:

Name: claire collier
Email: clairecollier81@hotmail.com
Date: Wednesday, 17 January 2001 -- 11:35am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi, i have been looking to buy a Highland pony for a while now, and was just surfing the net for pictures and breed information, and stumbled on your site. I think it is very informative and interesting. If you hear of any highlands for sale, i am looking for a 2/3/4 year old top class to show, gelding. I am at the moment showing show hunter ponies but will be too old at the end of the year, so want a nice sane horse to show along side my sisters dartmoors and welsh A.I think you could do the site more justice if you advertised in schedules or the journal. I will put your address in the B.S.P.S news review next addition, as there will be some interested people, due to highlands winning Olympia, they are now very much sought after down south!

Congratulations to Claire who informs me she has agreed not one but two purchases, a 2yo grey gelding by Drambuie of Whitefield and a 3yo gelding by Sporrandene of Kildavie. Since one was in Perthshire and the other in Wales, I take my hat off to Claire for her enthusiasm and wish her luck for her future M&M showing career with these two boys. Ellie
Name: Rebecca O'Rourke
Email: r.k.o'rourke@leeds.ac.uk
Date: Sunday, 14 January 2001 -- 5:01pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Dear Ellie,

Lovely to see the snowy pictures - I have a sentimental fondness for looking at Highlands in the snow. It suits them, although it didn't suit me quite so well over the Xmas break when we had plenty fo it lying down here in Cleveland! I think I was just frustrated because I was given the all-clear to ride again on 22 December after a 3 month lay off following an operation to my right hand. Anyway, they re all looking gorgeous.


Name: karly
Email: karly@sk.sympatico.ca
Date: Wednesday, 10 January 2001 -- 3:25am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I really liked your site.I think you need more pic but its prity good

Thanks Karly, yours was the second comment about photos, so I have added more. Ellie
Name: anon
Email:
Date: Saturday, 6 January 2001 -- 2:53pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: I come from a farm of ponies ( Dartmoore, Exmoor and shetlend)i found this site very infomational,it could do with a few more photos for the younger surfers! maybe a Helpline for troubled owners.bye
OK, point taken, more photos added January 2001 so I hope you like them! As for the helpline, feel free to e-mail me with any queries whether you're looking to buy, sell, find advice or find out more about the breed or breeding lines of ponies. I'll always try to help if I can. Ellie

Name: Karen Patient
Email: geneva2604@netscapeonline.co.uk
Date: Saturday, 23 December 2000 -- 7:27pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hello,

I am about to have a new friend come to
live with us, a
highland pony called Chrisey of Dykes, (yes,
unfortunately the Countess of Swinton's clerk
of the time couldn't spell). Apparently she has had a
foal (mcGregor). I just wonder if anyone out there
knows a little more about what she has done
in the past, as the Countess apparently is
poorly at the moment! I would be really grateful
Thankyou, Love the site Ellie, it keeps me smiling

Name: Maria
Email: martzu85@hotmail.com
Date: Tuesday, 14 November 2000 -- 12:15pm
Homepage: Martzu's homepage
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Great site! I really loved this!
If you'll visit to my website, please sign my guestbook.

Name: Karen Buchanan
Email: karen.buchanan@seagram.com
Date: Monday, 13 November 2000 -- 9:22pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Great page. Really cheered up my night. keep up the good work

Name: Sandie Watkins
Email: Barley@Sandie53.freeserve.co.uk
Date: Saturday, 11 November 2000 -- 8:34pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: As an owner of 3 registered New Forest Ponies and an avid Highland pony admirer, this was the perfect website for me!!
Loved the photo's of the ponies as I thought the breed society site was a little dull more photo's needed!! I hope to own a Highland pony one day, but for now I will just have to keep on dreaming. Good luck for 2001, I hope you will have some lovely foals in 2002.


Name: April Krawczyk
Email: j.krawczyk@worldnet.att.net
Date: Sunday, 5 November 2000 -- 9:06pm
Homepage: http://home.att.net/'j.krawczyk
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Very sharp looking ponies. Nice site.


Name: Nikki Isaac
Email: rummi2000@hotmail.com
Date: Saturday, 4 November 2000 -- 10:42pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: It is so refreshing to hear of someone keeping ponies just like my New Forest gelding is kept! He live out all year, unrugged and gets almost the same small feed you give your ponies! You start to feel you are the only one keeping your horse like this, when everyone else is clipping, rugging, stabling, feeding etc!
I AM NOT ALONE!!
Thankyou
Indeed you are not alone Nikki. Lots of people I know keep ponies out 24/7 and some still run them on the hill which is a wonderful sight. We have just been getting some of the nasty weather that hit England the past week or two and while I decided to bring in my 20 yo arthritic mare and my new weanling filly for the night, the rest all stayed out with some hay to keep them happy and even the partbred foal is doing just fine. Ellie

Name: Colin Gunn
Email: colin_gunn@hotmail.com
Date: Thursday, 26 October 2000 -- 1:18pm
Homepage: None
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Also for Jackie Liddell. My mother owns a Coulmore Pony,
Coulmore Sprite (Earl of Whitefield X Coulmore Sika). We
previously also had a gelding Coulmore Duart (which had the
same breeding as the mare). Coulmore Sprite has had a foal
by Kincardine Ben Macdhui, Murraypark Stardust, which is now
3.

Name: Jackie Liddell
Email: jackie liddell@lewisham.gov.uk
Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2000 -- 1:27pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: I compete on a Coulmore bred Highland, could you put me in touch with any other Coulmore owners? as I am looking to buy/loan another Coulmore Highland.
Hi Jackie, I suggest you contact Linda Impey who certainly did have Coulmore stock IIRC and also runs the HPEC sales list so is most likely to know where there are ponies for sale that might suit you. Contact her at: Oak Croft, Priors Green, Hartford End, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1JR Tel: 01371 820706 Ellie

Name: Laefer
Email:
Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2000 -- 0:46am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I'm a young 14 year old who loves Hiland ponies that I am saving for one if you have any or a Hiland for sale pleaese post it on this web site. HILAND PONIES ROCK!!

Name: Gerwin Reindsen
Email: reindsen@hotmail.com
Date: Tuesday, 10 October 2000 -- 2:13pm
Homepage: New Forest Stal Wielgerma
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Hello Ellie,

Thank you for linking your site to mine.
You have got a very nice site
I will link your site back to mine.

regards

Gerwin Reindsen

Name: Janice Boyd
Email: janice.boyd@ntlworld.com
Date: Monday, 9 October 2000 -- 10:28pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Thought you may like to add the following link to your Fell pony page. At long last the Fell Pony Society has its own website up and running - it's not too bad either, not that I am biased or anything!!!

www.raresteeds.com/FellPonySociety

Name: Rebecca O'Rourke
Email: r.k.o'rourke@leeds.ac.uk
Date: Tuesday, 3 October 2000 -- 8:59pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: I have to share this with you - it may not be original, but it worked! Humphrey is a 101% pony apart from a reluctance to hack out alone. This summer I have been determined to increase the range and distance of our solo hacks and we are managing some pretty good hour - hour and a half wlak, trot and canter rides in the woods, up the hills and across the moors. But, Humphrey being Humphrey (and a highland pony ???), there is quite a lot of stubborness to overcome and we rarely proceed anywhere in a straight line. This afternoon we got halfway round and Humphrey decied that was far enough: highspeed reverse, little rears, big bucks and a lot of foot stamping later I was beginning to wodner whose resolve actually would last longest. My policy is: okay, you won't go my way, I won't go yours so we'll just stay here.... I tried Walk on Humphrey in a firm voice, I tried a welly and the whip, I tried a "my way" that looked like an alternative. No go. Then I started to tell him what a good boy he was (not when he was in reverse/buck or rear mode!) and as he walked forward I asked for trot and then I began to sing to him: a little ditty about what a good boy Humphrey was in rhythm with the trot. And we bowled along the path I wanted, without a murmur. whether he was tryign to get away from the sound (I was requested to mime during music lessons at school..) or appreciated the praise or was simply surprised I don't know. But if you hear the Eston hills alive with the sound of music, it'll be me and Humph.good boy

Name: Janice Boyd
Email: janice.boyd@ntlworld.com
Date: Friday, 1 September 2000 -- 8:27am
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: I have a friend who is interested in buying a Highland, but she is interested in getting one of the more unusual colours, eg chocolate dun or the really dark steel grey. Does anyone know where she could find one and what the price range would be. She would prefer a 4-6 year old recently backed mare or gelding. Please email me any info.

Thanks.
Hi, I emailed you info on a couple of people but beware that even dark grey shades are likely to go lighter with age and end up near white. For unusual colours like the chocolate dun you need Rhum bloodlines, which are to be found on the West coast of Scotland and in Sussex - I can give you breeder details when you're ready to look. One line of more traditional mainland ponies that may give you a colour you like is Carlung stud, whose junior stallion Brisbane Glen of Carlung is a very dark mouse grey, almost chocolatey - see the stud profile elsewhere on the site for a picture - many of his stock are stamped with that colouring and may suit you. Ellie

Name: kicki kjällman
Email:
Date: Wednesday, 30 August 2000 -- 3:15pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Hi!

I am very delighted to have found your page. After having been in Scotland several times, I one day set my eyes on the most beautiful creature!! After some research, I got to know they were highland ponies. Back home in Sweden again I naturally started to search the web, and here I am! My next mission will be to find them in Sweden, any information will be gratefully accepted! You should be lucky with such beautiful horses around.. Thank you for an informative home page as well! Regards, Kicki

Name: Colin Gunn
Email: colin_gunn@hotmail.com
Date: Monday, 28 August 2000 -- 4:02pm
Homepage: None as of yet
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Just a note to say that I think this is the best Highland Pony Website.
Very interesting, and I love to hear of all the new news in the Highland
Pony World. Will send details of web site for Mother's Highland
Pony Stud (Murraypark), once I finally get something done.

Colin Gunn

Name: liana Ballingall
Email: lianacarroll@supanet.com
Date: Saturday, 26 August 2000 -- 11:58pm
Homepage: none- but will beHighfield Stud when its set up
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Interesting web site - I was particularly interested in Rowena and her foal, as Rowena is by my stallion Highfield Glen Albyn. Glad to see she is looking a bit better now in your later photos -how did you come by her as I thought she was in Wales, I did know she had been injured? She is very lucky to have got a good home now with you and I would be interested in seeing more up to date photos of her if you have any. Her foal is very nice - I too have a new foal this year by Highfield Glen Albyn and he will be on my web site when I get it set up, along with Albyn who is back up here in Ross- shire standing at stud.
All the best
Liana

Name: Rebecca Ralston
Email:
Date: Thursday, 17 August 2000 -- 10:20pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Proud owner of Haywoodhead Dougal aka "Taz".
If anyone has any info on Taz e.g. previous owners or anything else leave a message in this guest book, thankyou.


Name: Frances Sinclair
Email: frances.sinclair@orkneyschools.org.uk
Date: Thursday, 3 August 2000 -- 12:19pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Brilliant and informative website. I own Thorfinn of Tormore who has been placed in
the performance award the last two years. Liked your piece on keeping natives. Living in Orkney
is pretty extreme in the winter...we suffer lots of wind and wet rather than cold. Thorfinn survives very well.
Due to access to heaps very rough grazing last winter I only used 6 small square bales
of hay and a very small feed and still came out of the winter overweight. I know Highlands are good
doers but 'T' is remarkable. I think he lives on air. Keep up the good
work on the site. I think it is one of the best sites I have seen yet!!!

Name: kaff
Email: kaff@kaff.net
Date: Sunday, 23 July 2000 -- 2:37pm
Homepage: Oscar the Braveheart Clydesdale
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Just visiting, like the site, could do with abit more on Exmoors, my friend has 2 and is a big fan of them.
I have a Clydesdale, have you ever seen a Clydesdale doing Dressage & Cross Country? He also starred in Braveheart the movie with Mel Gibson!
See Oscar and his pals at kaff.net
Kindest Regards,
Kaff

Name: Jasmin Clark
Email: JAZZ.@icscotland.net
Date: Friday, 21 July 2000 -- 11:15pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Very interesting websites I was astounded to find my highland ponies mother Primrose displayed on your pages.
It gave me the oppurtunity to compare my pony with her mother.



Name: Fiona Douglas
Email: fdouglas@postmaster.co.uk
Date: Thursday, 6 July 2000 -- 2:50pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I have just gained an address.This is my first e-mail to check it works and give you greetings from a wet Barnard Castle!

Name: Gill
Email: gillbstob@aol.com
Date: Saturday, 17 June 2000 -- 0:54am
Homepage: http://www.westgatelabs.8m.com
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Hi Ellie, pleased you are looking forward to the Highland next week. Your comments about sleeping in a horse box made me feel quite jealous, as it is fun! I will have the luxury of a caravan this year, but not showing just enjoying. I am so excited already , like a kid, but then it is a very special show. Can't wait, hope weather is kind. Good luck, will probably see you as I cruise the HP lines, drooling over lovely ponies, but none quite as lovely as my own of course! Gill

NB Jan 2001 - Duncan is now for sale, contact Gill for details if interested. Ellie
Name: Angela & Kimberlie Ellison
Email: debruge@ntlworld.com
Date: Wednesday, 31 May 2000 -- 8:58pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: loved the piccies of the foal thought i would have a wee nosey

Cheers Angela ( sweeties Mum )


Name: Felicity Bond
Email: flix@tufton.swinternet.co.uk
Date: Tuesday, 23 May 2000 -- 11:51pm
Homepage: I am the Newsletter Editor of this local Non aff Riding club
Referred from: Net search
Comments: It's great to find such a user friendly and informative site. I have a rising 2 New Forest (who was very poor when bought off the forest as a yearling last year) who I want to take to a show or two this year but as my interests lie mainly in dressage, was looking for a breed standard to see if she is to type before I embarrassed myself. Luckily your site had just the link I was looking for ! I love the look of your Section D - I have a D cross Connemara mare who is now 22 - and I have to say doesn't get quieter with age ! But I can't bear boring horses ! One question I was going to ask, although you are the other end of the country, but I wondered if you knew - are there any stallion owners who let the mares be covered free running these days or is it too regimented nowadays ? Anyway, thanks again for a friendly site - please feel free to visit our site (always undergoing tweaks !)
Hi Felicity, yes lots of stallions still run with mares, particularly in private studs but also at some of the studs who stand stallions. Aidan and Briagh were both the result of Portia running with the late McNair of Denmill, and he was down in Surrey at the time so it isn't just in Scotland! When I get a Highland stallion myself, I'll be running him with the mares but at present my only entires are Welsh and my only mares Highlands so I keep them separate! Ellie

Name: Iain Smith
Email: iain.s@ukonline.co.uk
Date: Sunday, 7 May 2000 -- 5:09pm
Homepage: Buchan Group Riding for the Disabled Association
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Lost your URL, so had to search the web... You`ve done a LOT since I last visited though. Best Wishes. :o)

Name: CLAIRE
Email: OUGHTRINGTON@YAHOO.COM
Date: Friday, 28 April 2000 -- 9:11pm
Homepage: http://DONT HAVE ONE
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I WOULD LIKE TO APPOLOGISE FOR THE MESSAGE LOWER ON THIS PAGE. MY FILE AT COLLEGE IS VERY EASY TO ACSESS AND THIS IS THESE SORT OF THINGS HAVE HAPPEND BEFORE. I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THAT THE SITE IS GREAT AND THE PONIES ARE VERY NICE PARTICUALLY THE CHESTNUT WELSH COB SITTING UP IN THE MAIN PICTURE, INFACT MY WESH COB DOES THAT AFTER A ROLL IN THE FEILD( IT MUST BE THE BREED). SO I JUST CAME TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT AND TO TELL ELLIE TO KEEP UP ALL THE GOOD WORK SHE DOES KEEPING US IN THE KNOW ABOUT OUR NATIVE BREEDS THAT ARE SO IMPORTANT TO US.
CLAIRE STANDEN

Name: Kerstin Åsberg
Email: kerstin.aa.016145631@telia.com
Date: Saturday, 22 April 2000 -- 5:34pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Hello! My name is Kerstin and i´m from Sweden. I´ve became interested in(of) Highland ponies, but i´ve only seen one in real life and some pictures.Highland ponies seems to be very caum, strong and they have a good action in their movement. I wanted to learn and see more about them, that´s why i searched and found this sight, which is very good. I´m sorry my english isn´t better than this.

Name: Andrew Pollard
Email: hazelwd@penn.com
Date: Monday, 17 April 2000 -- 1:42am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Thank-you for an informative, brief introduction to the native pony breeds


Name: Sharon
Email: sharon_kingston@yahoo.co.uk
Date: Sunday, 9 April 2000 -- 5:47pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Ellie Very impressive and interesting site, we are
currently creating a web site, hopefully with lots of
pictures, dedicated to the Western Isle /Rum type of
Highland ,I hope we can create a link with your site
when its ready. We have both mainland and Western Isle
ponies on our farm and breed in a small way. We are in
the south of england so we especially enjoy the' stud
visits' of ponies in Scotland.


Sharon


Name: Kate Wurcbacher
Email: kwurcbacher@hotmail.com
Date: Thursday, 30 March 2000 -- 11:16am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: My mum has 5 highland ponies, these are both highlands and highland cross thoroughbreds. My mum gets a lot of horse magasines regularly, and it really does make her happy to find articles about highlands, she is happy that they are becoming increasingly popular.
It makes me happy to see many web sites on this breed of pony. They are nice ponies, with lovely temperaments, and I would recommend them to anyone.
Both my mum and I are members of the HPEC- Highland Ponies Enthusiast Club.
My mum breeds highland, she does many endurance rides for BERA with her highland cross thoroughbred Domino Diamond.
I myself have been showing with my Highland for the past three years, we have won many trophies, and I am very proud of her.

Name: Webby
Email:
Date: Friday, 24 March 2000 -- 6:30pm
Homepage: Equine Gifts and Greeting Cards
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Loved your site, love your ponies

keep up the good work and feel free to visit us at our site

Webby

Name: Eleanor Burke
Email: eburke@london.edu
Date: Thursday, 23 March 2000 -- 11:29am
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Hi Ellie
You gave me the address on the UK Riders Group.
Its a really great site with a huge amount of information and I
will come back soon to keep an eye on your ever growing herd.
Good luck with everything. Btw, I think Dragon is the most beautiful
boy. Eleanor

Name: Katja
Email: fellpony@gmx.de
Date: Tuesday, 21 March 2000 -- 0:35am
Homepage: http://members.tripod.de/fellpony
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Forgot to give you the address

Name: Katja Großhennig
Email: fellpony@gmx.de
Date: Tuesday, 21 March 2000 -- 0:33am
Homepage: Das Fell Pony
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hello, have a look at the german fell pony homepage, even if you don't speak German, have a look at the pictures.
Could you add my URL to your Fell Pony links? Thank you very much, Katja

Name: Chrissy Pritchard
Email: chrissyp@dircon.co.uk
Date: Thursday, 16 March 2000 -- 3:28pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Found you via Joan's site. Your website is lovely - I particularly like all the pony photographs. It's also a mine of useful information about Highland-pony related things. Your Aidan was my Fingal's first 'field-mate' when he arrived at Fourmerk last year - I remember him well! I also remember Briagh (can't remember how to spell it, sorry!) - I really liked her, she was always so friendly and inquisitive whenever I went into her field. When Aidan went back home she became Fingal's 'girlfriend' for a while!

I hadn't looked at your site for a while - I'll certainly make sure I look at it more regularly now because it's so good! Keep up the good work.

Name: Helen Best
Email: Mysticmax@aol.com
Date: Saturday, 4 March 2000 -- 9:23pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: A really good site for High- ponies,a great idea.

Name: Lydia Kiernan Equestrian Art
Email: suekiernan@aol.com
Date: Thursday, 17 February 2000 -- 6:51pm
Homepage: Limited Edition Equestrian Prints
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Sally Farrell contacted Lydia re sponsorship for the Grove End Farm show and offered a link to the website. I was just having a look. Lydia's work is very popular in the south of England where most of the major horse trials take place. I am Lydia's sister in law and help at these shows and would like to reach a wider audience.
Sue Kiernan

Name: Jan Boylan
Email: rboylan@uniserve.com
Date: Saturday, 12 February 2000 -- 6:46pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Surfed in from the rec equestrian newsgroup. Great page, love your welsh stud, what a beauty! I live on the west coast of canada, near the can/u.s. border. I spend most of my time riding in the mountains all over the southern half of British Columbia. We (husband & I) have 2 horses, a quarter horse,(his) and I have a pinto mare, I have had since she was 2. We belong to a group called Back Country Horsemen, which is dedicated to preserving the horsemans "right to ride", on public lands. It has led me to places I have only dreamed about. My horse loves to climb around in the mountains, and camp out in the wilderness. She is 18 now, but she doesnt think so. We also have a mountain at our back door, a river with dykes just 5 min the other way, and the valley levels out to a large prarie in the other direction.
I have always wanted to come and ride over there. Someday, I will make that journey, and take a horsey vacation.
I have some books, not very good ones, that have all the breeds from over there listed. My mom got one of them for me on a trip to england in 1970. Ever since, I have had a fascination for many of the breeds you have on your page.
I still have alot more to read, thank you very much for all the info!

Jan & Coda, Bob & Ranger


Name: Jan Boylan
Email: rboylan@uniserve.com
Date: Saturday, 12 February 2000 -- 6:46pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Surfed in from the rec equestrian newsgroup. Great page, love your welsh stud, what a beauty! I live on the west coast of canada, near the can/u.s. border. I spend most of my time riding in the mountains all over the southern half of British Columbia. We (husband & I) have 2 horses, a quarter horse,(his) and I have a pinto mare, I have had since she was 2. We belong to a group called Back Country Horsemen, which is dedicated to preserving the horsemans "right to ride", on public lands. It has led me to places I have only dreamed about. My horse loves to climb around in the mountains, and camp out in the wilderness. She is 18 now, but she doesnt think so. We also have a mountain at our back door, a river with dykes just 5 min the other way, and the valley levels out to a large prarie in the other direction.
I have always wanted to come and ride over there. Someday, I will make that journey, and take a horsey vacation.
I have some books, not very good ones, that have all the breeds from over there listed. My mom got one of them for me on a trip to england in 1970. Ever since, I have had a fascination for many of the breeds you have on your page.
I still have alot more to read, thank you very much for all the info!

Jan & Coda, Bob & Ranger


Name: lorna jarrald
Email: lorna jarrald@hotmail.com
Date: Thursday, 10 February 2000 -- 2:19pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: i was looking at this section as iam at easton college taking an assignment on breeds of horses and i choose the highland as one of them

Name: Susan Campbell
Email: Susan@Islay80.freeserve.co.uk
Date: Saturday, 22 January 2000 -- 11:53pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments:
Link from Saddler.co. Nice site. Like the Turin Hill photos, I know Mrs. Compton and have visited, am familiar/related in Dundee area. Many Highland ponies over many years, now 1 superb young mare and 1 HighlandX which I ride competitive endurance, he's exceptional too. Lucky me!
Like you, lots of hard work and adventures.

Name: rachael legge
Email: dprobertson.btnet.com
Date: Monday, 17 January 2000 -- 6:03pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments:

Name: Martha Leynes-Selbert
Email: littlr@hotmail.com
Date: Monday, 17 January 2000 -- 3:05am
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: visiting from a link on www.kellwould.com. Lee Ann Bunn is a neighbor and co-worker. We both love horses and ponies. I waited until my three children were on their own before I could return to my love of horses. Then seven years ago I found my dream horse in the state of Kentucky. She was foaled as was your pony in 1980 and is a registered Rocky Mountain Horse. I added her to the Arabian, the part Morgan and the large pony I already had acquired. She was in foal, so now I have a second Rocky. In the meantime Lee Ann brought Roderick of Croila to her farm and I met my first Highland Pony. He is truly wonderful, so I now have in my mind that as my grandson grows and my old pony has to leave I may by then be able to buy a Highland from Lee Ann! I have enjoyed your web site, your pictures and the story of you life (it was not the least boring)

Name: Janice Boyd
Email: janboyd@lineone.net
Date: Sunday, 16 January 2000 -- 9:01pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Nice to find a Scottish site about natives! I live on the west coast of Scotland and own a Fell gelding - Lownthwaite Gem. I hope you get some more information on this breed so that it can be featured with more depth. Good links though!!! I had never seen the Laurel Highland site.

Name: kate
Email: Kate@loose-box.freeserve.co.uk
Date: Sunday, 16 January 2000 -- 10:45am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments:

Name: Karen Heple
Email: Karnarthcobs@fsmail.net
Date: Tuesday, 11 January 2000 -- 4:39pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Well done, great work on the native breeds. I breed welsh cobs in the north east of england. I was actually looking for Kilmannen Dales ponies but enjoyed your web site. Best wishes

Name: Lynda Davies
Email: manoravon@sympatico.ca
Date: Monday, 22 November 1999 -- 4:12am
Homepage: MANORAVON FARMS
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: I was surprised to find our web page listed in your links for New Forest Ponies. We have been breeders for 10 years now and have been very pleased with the quality of ponies we are getting from our two stallions. Hope you can find some other New Forest links in the future.

Name: Mandy
Email: 20031334@northampton.ac.uk
Date: Tuesday, 16 November 1999 -- 10:20pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Great page, it really helped me with my Equine degree whilst studying the British Breeds. It was good to find a site so up to date.

Name: Gillian Booth
Email: gillbstob@aol.com
Date: Sunday, 14 November 1999 -- 12:55pm
Homepage: This is the site of our postal worm count service.
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Hi Ellie, sorry I hit the wrong button there! I keep visiting back here to read about your ponies, always interesting. Have you seen our website lately? We have just published our first newsletter and the title page shows our Highland gelding Duncan of Alltnacailleach in action. Unfortunately he looks more like a hippo at the moment in his winter woollies and I have been trying to get a saddle to actually fit him since early this year, so he needs work. Have had to resort to getting one made in the end, he is a big boy! My other Highland is on a much smaller scale, but both are lovely.Keep up the good work here, bye Gillian

Name: Gillian Booth
Email: gillbstob@aol.com
Date: Sunday, 14 November 1999 -- 12:46pm
Homepage: This is the site for our postal worm count service to all ho
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments:

Name: Duane White
Email: dwhite1@pulsecomm.com
Date: Thursday, 11 November 1999 -- 10:20pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi Ellie,

Long time no chat. What happened to the rest of your webpage? How are your babies doing? I am gone till tuesday the 16th on another horse adventure picking up my final spanish mustang of the year. My last adventure to South Dakota and Minnesota ended up in 2 blown transmissions and not very much fun. Have a good weekend.

Duane

Name: Pam Taylor
Email: pam.va.taylor@bt.com
Date: Wednesday, 10 November 1999 -- 7:55pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I have three ponies and one horse, namely Polly, a 6 year old Dapple Grey Welsh Section A, Bonnie, a 14 year old Black Fell Pony, Hetty, a 6 year old Chesnut Welsh Section C and Solly, a 17 year old Chestnut Anglo/Arab. It would be a good idea to have a chat room so that people could chat about horses. Not all of my friends appreciate me being a horse nut!

Name: claire standen
Email: oughrington@yahoo.com
Date: Wednesday, 10 November 1999 -- 3:40pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: grate site, but highland ponies are supposed to be small amd compact, not tall and lanky , if i were you i would change your stock !!
claire

Name: Jenna Mulholland & Duncan Russell
Email:
Date: Monday, 8 November 1999 -- 10:14pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Searched for info on Highland Ponies.

Love the site.
From the Arran Girl with The dun highland just like yours!


Name: Miss Helen Brookes
Email: helen@gardenleisure.co.uk
Date: Wednesday, 27 October 1999 -- 3:35pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: Would you have a list of Highland Pony mares for sale that you could send to my Mother, breeding and riding
Mrs D E Brookes
Castle Weir Farm
Lyonshall
Kington
Herefordshire
HR5 3HR
She is a member of the society but does not have access to a computer as yet. Impressive website.

Name: Jen Sawyer
Email: jsawyer@nwip.net
Date: Friday, 15 October 1999 -- 9:04am
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: I found your site listed as a link somewhere way back in searches for pony things. I love your site and all of your ponies are absolutely brilliant! Best of luck with your young stock!
Jen

Name: Emmie
Email: dhaps_uk
Date: Wednesday, 22 September 1999 -- 9:20pm
Homepage: Dun Horse & Pony Society
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: I love your web site! DOn't forget alll you dun fans out there to visit our site & maybe even join our new society!!!

Name: Tracy Davies
Email: Daviest@Bupa.com
Date: Wednesday, 8 September 1999 -- 2:03pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Very enjoyable, keep up the good work. Some of the others I found hadnt been updated for months.

Name: Tom
Email: jtmassey@jaguarsystems.com
Date: Saturday, 4 September 1999 -- 11:54pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Ellie, a great webpage, found it looking for information about Dales Ponies. You have a lot of good information on your page. I have a Haflinger Pony and have come to appreciate what the larger ponies can do. I live in the US, but my family roots go back to Birmingham, UK. Would like to E-mail with anyone from that area interested in horses and ponies.

Name: Rebecca
Email: R.K.O'Rourke@Leeds.ac.uk
Date: Wednesday, 1 September 1999 -- 6:28pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Hi there Ellie (and others reading this. I'm writing with a query. Rugs. I recall Ellie saying she doesn't use them as she reckons hers are warmer without the rug but having spent 3 hours the other week waiting for my boy to dry out sufficiently to ride him I realise that once work starts again I'll need him to come in dry if at all possible. Any recommendations? Any to avoid? Thanks, Rebecca and Humphrey

Name: jackie chambers
Email: jackie@chambers12.freeserve.co.uk
Date: Saturday, 28 August 1999 -- 0:30am
Homepage: about me and my pony
Referred from: Net search
Comments: very good reading been trying to find out more about my pony your page is very helpfull
we have owned her for 13yrs now..

Name: Claire Beenham
Email: merlon@messages.co.uk
Date: Saturday, 14 August 1999 -- 3:24pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: REALLY ENJOY YOUR SITE AS A NEW HIGHLAND OWNER I FIND YOUR SITE VERY INFORMATIVE KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK

Name: Emmie Foxall
Email: Black.Horse@foxall.demon.co.uk
Date: Tuesday, 13 July 1999 -- 11:11pm
Homepage: Emmie's Stable
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: UK - Riders mailing list.

Great site.

Calling all DUN lovers / owners : a site just for you:
http://welcome.to/dhaps

Name: Rebecca O'Rourke
Email: R.K.O'Rourke@Leeds.ac.uk
Date: Saturday, 10 July 1999 -- 3:41pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Dear Ellie,

I wrote you a while back for advice about how to find a good ordinary sort of HP for riding. You were very helpful and I followed up various avenues but the news I want to share with you today is that at Easter the owner of the original pony I's planned to buy (we'd had him on the yard as a 3 year old - he's now 7) decided that he wasn't thriving as a riding school pony and that she would sell him to me if I still wanted him. Did I still want him ????? You bet I did and so, at the end of this month, I will become the official owner of Humphrey, a lovely bright boy. I am SO excited!

Name: Marie Huffmyer
Email: whiteoaks@zianet.com
Date: Monday, 14 June 1999 -- 4:52am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Great information on ponies. Keep up the good work.

Name: lynn howland
Email: joecastillo@compuserve.com
Date: Monday, 7 June 1999 -- 8:15pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I am looking for the Highland pony society in the United States. I am a member of the American Connemara Pony Society and the club is looking into having a show and exhibition of the native breeds of Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales. This event would be in the Seattle area and organized by region 9 of the ACPS. If I could find the E-mail address of the your society in the United Kingdom I think they may be able to help me. Please send me an E-mail.

thanks

Lynn

Ps. I love your ponies!!!!

Name: Joan Alexander
Email: fourmerk@globalnet.co.uk
Date: Monday, 7 June 1999 -- 4:14pm
Homepage: http://Not available yet!
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Dear Ellie
I also enjoy your web site particularly as you have pics of some of my ponies!
Best wishes,
Joan

Name: Patches7
Email: patches_sugarcube@yahoo.com
Date: Saturday, 5 June 1999 -- 4:20pm
Homepage: My page isn't done, but it is a Knowdown Pony Club page.
Referred from: Net search
Comments: I really like your page! It's really nice to find somebody who appreciates larger ponies. As a Pony Clubber, most people own these big, dull horses. I mean, I like them a lot and all, but they have less peronality than most ponies. From my first lesson 1 1/2 years ago, I am used to my long legs hanging down. I have always looked into large, strong ponies as a riding mount. There aren't many pages on native large breeds, but this is the best! Oh, and a tip--- Highland Ponies can jump about 4 feet high with an adult on its back. And try having some information on Connamara ponies, because they are wonderful native high jumping breeds. Keep up the good work!


Name: JULIETTE MARLEY
Email: juliettem.marley@capgemini.co.uk
Date: Thursday, 13 May 1999 -- 2:48pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments:

Name: Gillian
Email: gillbstob@aol.com
Date: Wednesday, 5 May 1999 -- 10:54pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Thanks for the stud visit reports and pics, they are really interesting.
Our two Highlands are both well. Duncan was next to you at the RHS last year if you remember. I was going to sell him as daughter at uni, but have decided to ride him myself after all, good long hacks. My other Highland, Hamish, is 18 but a real sweety and keeps me relaxed after a hard days work.
Duncan is staying at home this year as I havent the bottle for showing, but I'm sure he doesnt mind!
Best wishes, Gillian Booth

Name: LAURA HAWORTH
Email: laurahaworth@hotmail.com
Date: Sunday, 2 May 1999 -- 9:45pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: It is a well layed out site with so interesting facts and so brill link.I AM SO GLAD I FOUND THIS SITE

Name: Annie Manning
Email: annie@manning68.freeserve.co.uk
Date: Saturday, 1 May 1999 -- 11:59pm
Homepage: Dirnanean Website & Highland Ponies
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Brilliant site. I must tell Isobel (CSHPC) secretary about your website. Did you know we are having a fun weekend 8th and 9th May at Dirnanean. It is a really good weekend for novice ponies, first time out and novice riders or even those who need to wash the cobwebs out. There is a scavenger hunt, lesson, long ride out (picnic lunch) and even an accordion player with bbq in the evening. Great fun to meet people.

Name: Sandy Humble
Email: samsonro@aol.com
Date: Friday, 19 February 1999 -- 5:42am
Homepage: Breeders of pleasure horses, border collies, highland cattle
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: Thanks for the help in my search about highland
ponies!

Name: Lee Ann Bunn
Email: lab@alcnet.com
Date: Wednesday, 17 February 1999 -- 1:47am
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Ellie, I love your site! I live in Virginia in the US, and have been trying to do some research on Highlands. Your site has given me some great info and pictures. I am seriously considering importing some Highlands in the future. My mother and I needed an excuse to come to Scotland for holiday. The ponies are all the excuse we need.

Well, this one really took off! Lee Ann is now a leading light in the US Highland Pony world, with a stallion at stud, an in foal broodmare imported in December 2000 and a shopping list for another 2 fillies for 2001! Ellie
Name: Tammy
Email: tammya@avana.net
Date: Tuesday, 16 February 1999 -- 9:59pm
Homepage: Tammy's Legacy Page
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hello! My name is Tammy, and I happened to come across your site and I don't
know if you are aware of a fantastic television show about a family of
horse breeders, called Legacy, airing on Friday nights at 8:00 EST on UPN.
It is a family drama set in the 1880s, that follows the lives of a
family in Kentucky; a widower, his four children, and an adopted seventeen
year old son.

The horses are beautiful and are frequently shown throughout the show, not to metion that the Logan family races horses in hopes to make it to the Kentucky Derby. What makes this show so different from the rest is that it is just a good, old-fashioned drama complete with passion, rivalry, love, manipulation, and most importantly, family.

This is Legacy's first season, but hopefully, not its last. But like many
new shows, Legacy is in danger of not being renewed for next season. The show
has a group Campaign of very loyal, dedicated fans who have started a "Keep
Legacy Campaign." I am part of this effort and one of our goals is to make
more people aware of this wonderful show and so we have contacted your site.
Please watch Legacy this Friday night on UPN, 8:00 EST; I guarantee that once
you watch it, you will be hooked. Since it is a few days away until Legacy
airs, why not check out the Official Keep Legacy Campaign Site at
http://www.geocities.com/~loganslegacy/keep/ or my personal site http://www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/Stage/9510 to learn about the campaign,
read about the show itself, and become familiar with the characters.

Thank you,
Tammy

Name: Ann Jannerman
Email: ann.jannerman@tk.koping.se
Date: Thursday, 11 February 1999 -- 12:00pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: What a nice homepage this is! I've been visiting it several
times and still have a lot left to read. We're very fond of
Shetlands and Highlands, although in Sweden there doesn't
seem to exist any Highland Ponies at all. We've done a bit
of thinking about importing one ourselves.
Have a nice day!

Name: Kerry
Email: mary anne@cromdale.freeserve.co.uk
Date: Monday, 18 January 1999 -- 7:37pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Great!! Can't wait for next update!

Name: Cécile TARTAUD
Email: cecile.tartaud@wipo.int
Date: Wednesday, 23 December 1998 -- 4:38pm
Homepage: http://.......not yet!!.........
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: I really enjoyed your page, although I haven't read it all yet! We have 2 Highland ponies at home and they are fantastic. We live in France, and of course we are looking for any information on Highland ponies since they're not yet well known here. Thanks a lot for the pictures and keep on updating!
Good luck for your shopping list... we know about it too...!!
Best regards, Cécile

Name: Emma Warbrick
Email:  
Date: Wednesday, 16 December 1998 -- 12:16pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: I very much liked your pictures!
As you will see from my Email address, I also work for the university
in the Biochemistry Department. I have recently bought a pony of
uncertain ancestry, but he clearly has a lot of highland in him.
I have just started to get interested in finding out more about
the history of the breed etc. and found you site very interesting -
though I haven't read it all yet!

Name: Jaclyn ARKWRIGHT
Email: jacko@arkwright82.freeserve.co.uk
Date: Sunday, 22 November 1998 -- 9:10pm
Homepage: not got one
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: i found this site through personal intros on www.geegees.co.uk this site is brilliant it is the best i have been to so far it is so much like a magazine.if you were aiming for a magazine you've hit the bulls eye

Name: Melissa
Email: justwacky@aol.com
Date: Wednesday, 11 November 1998 -- 10:21am
Homepage: http://members.aol.com/justwacky
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi Ellie
I have been to your page before but have only just realised who you are !! A small world :-)

Name: Minna Harmaala
Email: mh61281@uta.fi
Date: Thursday, 5 November 1998 -- 3:36pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Are your ponies lovely or what! Just beautiful... As a great fan of welsh ponies I especially loved the picture of "Rhys". The homepage is nice but I just don't have the patience to read the long stories without pictures... And as I collect pedigrees of ponies I'd love to see longer pedigrees of these lovely ponies. Good luck with everything!

Name: claire standen
Email: oughtrington@yahoo.com
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1998 -- 11:29am
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: lots of picthures which is good and nice ponys

Name: Sandra Baker
Email: sandrab@english.sports.gov.uk
Date: Thursday, 15 October 1998 -- 4:29pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Nice to see lots of piccies of Highlands. We have two ride and drive highlands in the family as well as a Connemara x tb. Hamish and Fraser are great all rounders and drive singly and as a pair. They also show, showjump and dressage given the chance!

Name: Mr W.R.Ireland
Email: W.R.Ireland@kilmannan.demon.co.uk
Date: Sunday, 11 October 1998 -- 3:27pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Great web page! We're hoping to put up a page
on Dales ponies and Kilmannan Stud sometime.

Name: jayne smith
Email: jayne.smith@lineone.net
Date: Monday, 21 September 1998 -- 9:55pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Great site .
I have a welsh section D from the Avonvalley stud and she is 15.3 Jet black madam,I also have an eriskay pony that everyone thinks is related to the highland I would love more info on the Higlands ther look loveley

Name: Julie Hutchinson
Email: dhutch@telusplanet.net
Date: Tuesday, 25 August 1998 -- 5:43am
Homepage: http://none
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi there from Canada!

Great page, I really enjoyed it. I admire your dedication
to your beloved horses!

I have a rather unusual request, which I hope you can address
at some point in your very busy schedule. My daughter will
be going to the UK from November/98 to April/99, where she
will be working on a horse farm (an agricultural exchange).
We are in a quandry over what kind of warm clothing she
should bring. What do you folks wear in the winter? We
come from a very dry climate (Alberta) that can be extremely
cold, and dry with plenty of snow. Does she need winter
boots, or would "wellies" do? What about a coat - a
wax type that can be layered, or should she have an insulated
coat that's waterproof? She's all set to go out and spend a
fortune on Canadian-type clothing and she may stick out like
a sore thumb! Should she maybe buy over there (although
our dollar is absolutely worthless at this time (1.40 CAN
to buy 1 US dollar!)

If you can give us ANY help it would be greatly appreciated
- this is becoming a real issue at our house!

Thanking you in advance,
Julie Hutchinson


Name: Jo
Email: Jo_Cocker@hotmail.com
Date: Friday, 31 July 1998 -- 2:22pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: I think you're page is really good. Very useful! I'm off to Uni this September but when I return I will be buying a Highland. I'm also looking to buy myself another Fell.
At the moment I have a heavyweight Cob called Jack the Lad, I sort of aquired him. I love natives though and am looking at getting a highland and/or fell to do county shows etc. like I used to with my fell.

Keep up the good work,

Cheers,

Jo

Name: Ron & Meg Bray
Email: RBRAY@NETCOMUK.CO.UK
Date: Saturday, 18 July 1998 -- 4:33pm
Homepage: http://NONE AS YET
Referred from: Net search
Comments: WE ARE ABOUT TO BUY OUR FIRST HIGHLAND PONY AND Are looking
for as much info as possible.
Your page is brilliant we've down loaded everbodies letters
and will read all future lettErs avidly thanks RON & MEG



Name: Rebecca O'Rourke
Email: R.K.O'Rourke@Leeds.ac.uk
Date: Wednesday, 15 July 1998 -- 6:22pm
Homepage: http://don't have
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Thanks for the Info about the HPES. I love your site - it must take so much work, but it gives a lot of pleasure. I am teetering on the edge of buying my first horse - who will be a Highland pony. I ride Highlands at Swinton, North Yorkshire and at Eston, in Cleveland. Can anyone help with two queries I have? First, getting a saddle to fit. Is there a particular make which suits the breed ? At Swinton, which is all Highland they don't have a problem, but at Eston we have had problems getting a saddle to fit our rather large example of the larger bred Highland (good job he can't read this!). Second, where's the best place to look for a 5 - 7 year old ? I had hoped to buy a horse which has been on our yard since he was 3, but he's turned out so well his curent owner wants to keep him and I'm just not up to bringing on a real baby myself. I'm spending the summe finishing off my Ph.D. so will have no time to look at anything until September/October - not the best time to buy, I know.

Name: Jen
Email: JenBmsf@aol.com
Date: Monday, 22 June 1998 -- 8:27pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: What a great site.(I see my mum's already been here). See you at the Royal Highland!

Name: jennifer lister
Email: jenny@apogas.demon.co.uk
Date: Saturday, 20 June 1998 -- 7:42pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: i think you have done a great deal to your home page and is really good i hope you have good luck wiyh youre ponies i also have a highland cross arab who i love very much
bye for now jenni

Name: Gillian Booth
Email: GillBstob@AOL.com
Date: Thursday, 18 June 1998 -- 10:32pm
Homepage:
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Dear Ellie, What a fascinating site! We have two Highlands so hence the interest. We will be at the RHS next week (June) with the posher of the two boys, so hope for a good show, not washed out like last year.
will call again, best wishes, Gillian

Name: H. Henderson..............oh, you know!
Email: eleuin@inil.com
Date: Monday, 15 June 1998 -- 9:12am
Homepage: Who has time to build one!
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: I came looking for Shetland pony foals. Where are they? I can't
seem to find them. Of course, as you know, I don't think there
is such a thing as Shetland foals. They're timeless (Shetland)
(neither born or dying.....they just exist.)

I'll keep looking around your site in search of said "babies"

Chip

Name: Duane White
Email: dwhite1@pulsecomm.com or try dwhite1@itol.com
Date: Wednesday, 3 June 1998 -- 7:16pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi Ellie,

I was just getting some info for someone who asked me about Highlands and I will give her your webpage and e-mail address. And just wanted to change my e-mail address since every once in a while people will e-mail me from your guestbook. Have you been riding lately? How are your babies doing? My two are about to foal in a week or two and I'm getting nervous! Anyway gotta go-Again fantastic website! I tell everyone about it! Have a good one-Duane

Name: H. Henderson MacAlpine McCully III (or, just Chip)
Email: eleuin@inil.com
Date: Friday, 29 May 1998 -- 5:18am
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Ellie,

Decided I should visit your URL. Quite impressive! And you do maintain so very handsome four-leggers there.

Just one question regarding your brief personal history....Buddism and Hindu? What? No Jainism?
My original undergraduate degree was in Philosophy (Phenomenology to be exact) with a minor in
comparative religion. Then, I made the mistake of *really* going off on a tangent and went back
to school to become an architect and specialized in equestrian facility design and planning. Not exactly
in great demand, but I get to ride property on one of my "ponies" and get paid for it!

And, studying Gaelic. Impressive! What form? Irish P or Q variant? Scottish? Manx?

Alright, I've had a good vist here and must say you have a great site.

Chip McCully (eleuin)


Name: Charles
Email:
Date: Monday, 25 May 1998 -- 0:38am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: test

Name: Tanya Nash
Email: ty_nas@msn.com
Date: Thursday, 30 April 1998 -- 11:25pm
Homepage: Tyac
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi there, great page you have here.
I have always had a soft spot for highlands.
Remember once when i was in a whp class with my pony, (whom is a welsh cross dales), and there was this grey highland also in the same class, he was just so gorgeous, and he certainly was a working pony.
Always said if i had the chance to purchase one i would.
Your ponies look stunning.
keep up the good work on your page.
will come back often to check it out.

Name: Jenny Keen
Email: J.M.Keen@exeter.ac.uk
Date: Thursday, 30 April 1998 -- 3:46pm
Homepage: Don't have one!
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Great Homepage! I have two beautiful black Fell ponies but I'm very interested in any of the heavier native ponies. We too changed our lives completely in 1993, took the money and ran to Devon from the suburbs of London where we now own a crumbling cottage, an overgrown garden and our own field with the aforesaid beautiful Fells!! Money now run out but very happy! Good luck to you and your ponies

Name: Michelle Leat
Email:
Date: Sunday, 26 April 1998 -- 4:58pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments: Excellent site.

I already have a Highland x TB who is 16 and am just in the process of looking for a Highland Pony Yearling and am off up to Scotland tomorrow!

Name: Margo Learmonth
Email: m.learmonth@virgin.net or m.learmonth@rgu.ac.uk
Date: Sunday, 19 April 1998 -- 10:48pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Nice to see Highlands getting the glory they deserve!
I have a pure bred Highland who has taken to wandering
from his field at the moment - any suggestions gratefully received.

Name: merry farrington
Email: merry@mail.wsu.edu
Date: Saturday, 18 April 1998 -- 9:16am
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: It's a long story, but I was surfing the web for Welsh Pony stallions for a friend of mine. We are residents of the state of Washington in the United States. Anyway, I went from one link to the next over some three hourse of surfing and yours was one of the many sites I checked out. Interesting stuff and I am impressed by your candor. Thanks for a delighthtful website from a fellow pony lover (horses, dogs and cats, too.)

Name: Maria Wahlberg
Email: m.w.mortorp@flen.mail.telia.com
Date: Sunday, 12 April 1998 -- 1:03pm
Homepage: not ready yet
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Hi.
My name is Maria Wahlberg from Sweden. I do have a lot of different horses.
One friesian mare, 3 islandic horses, one little shetland and some irish
gipsyhorses. I import the gipsyhorses from England and sell them in Sweden
to families who wants a real friend in the stable. I have buyers from
Sweden, Norway and Finland and people are searching for good nice calm
tractable, weightcarrier horses. Do you have that? Or do you know others
who breed those horses? I do pick out carefully the buyers and see that
they are good horsepeople and will handle the horse in a nice way. I have
contact afterwards with most of my costumers.
I think the Highland seems to be a good horse for us. Are you interested in
a co-operation, and to deliver horses to us?
Whats the price for a mare, pregnant mare, stallion, gelding, fillies etc.
We are interested in approved horses with papers.
I also have a question of dales, do you know where to find good dale
ponies?
Please contact me on e-mail or phone/fax +46 157 203 30

Regards

Maria Wahlberg

Name: Alison Squires, YSWAIN wELSH cOBS
Email: w.squires@virgin.net
Date: Wednesday, 25 March 1998 -- 11:09am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: very nice and entertaining page.

Name: Duane White
Email: dwhite@pulsecomm.com
Date: Tuesday, 24 March 1998 -- 10:41pm
Homepage: http:// NONE
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Ellie,

Wow! This page has changed! And for the better by far! I was just bored at work and thought I'd visit and I was really surprised since it hasn't been that long ago I found you in the first place.

I was really interested by the Nicci Mackay visit. Does she claim to be psychic or can read horse minds? Tell me what you really thought! I'd try it if I could help my horses in any way and it was legit!

Keep up the great work and give your babies a pat for me!

Sincerely,
Duane

Name: PAT MUNRO
Email: PatMUNRO1@aol. com
Date: Tuesday, 24 March 1998 -- 10:22pm
Homepage: NONE YET
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi ! THIS IS MY FIRST HOUR ON THE NET. IM ON
BECAUSE I CANT GET ENOUGH INFO ON THE
CARE, TRAINING, RIDDING,WESTERN, OF HORSES,
AND I HAPPEN TO OWN 2 HIGHLAND CROSSESS.
WE LIVE ON THE ISLE OF ARRAN (REMOTE) .
AND IN SUMMER I TAKE THE BIG HORSE TO ARDFERN FOR WESTERN TRAINING . LOVED YOUR PAGES.READ THEM ALL!

Name: Shelley McEvoy
Email: Williow.the.whisp@lineone.net
Date: Friday, 20 March 1998 -- 8:02pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Great Pages, I have been looking for something like this for ages - I have had many difference types of horses including Welsh Cobs, Hanovarians, TB, Irish but I have always wanted a Highland Pony.

Hopefully, Soon I will be able to have a Highland of my own, once I have finished my research on the breed.

Keep the good work up!

Name: Jenny Davies
Email: jenny.davies@virgin.net
Date: Sunday, 15 March 1998 -- 10:56pm
Homepage: Not finished yet!!
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hello from an ex active Highland Pony owner...I still own Rosette of Gleneages, but she's been on loan to Jim & Lynda Sweeney now for an age, so I'm not strictly speaking still an owner! Anyway, I have fond memories of showing my two, Rosie and Kellie of Whitefield who had to be put down last year, but we had a huge amount of fun together.

Thanks for an interesting reminisce around the Turin Hill Stud, I was there when Glen Aigas was just a baby - he was steel grey then but had the magnificent prescence that he carries today.

Love the site - I'll be back!

Name: Jim Robertson
Email: jtr@beeline.ca
Date: Monday, 9 March 1998 -- 5:26pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I'm a born and raised Dundonian living in Canada, I love your Web page, I have a couple of horses [ A Shetlend pony & a Cob/thourough bred cross] I am very interested in the Highland Ponies, and recently read The Horse Whisperer by Monty Roberts. Your page is very interesting, keep up the good work. I live in the Caledon Hills, Ontario, which is horse country, and we have some interesting breeds in the vicinity including the Icelandic ponies. Would love to have a Highland pony Thanks again!...

Name: Leah Crumley
Email: lecrumley@hotmail.com
Date: Friday, 6 March 1998 -- 8:00am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Wow....what a great site! Keep up the great work & the best of luck w/ your ponies & cats!

Name: K. Wayne Garrett
Email: garreal@glasgow-ky.com
Date: Monday, 2 March 1998 -- 6:10pm
Homepage: http://www.glasgow-ky epb1
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Excellent!
Looking for information on miniature horses/donkeys.
We raise miniature donkeys.
Garrett Farm
K. Wayne & LaVerta Garrett
136 Bristletown Rd.
Glasgow KY USA

Name: Rebecca Lipton
Email: Phillfarm @ Aol.com
Date: Monday, 23 February 1998 -- 1:58am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hello Ellie, Nine years ago on my honeymoon to Scotland Ifell in love with a gorgeous Highland stallion I took his picture and I still think of him quite often.Someday I hope to have the pleasure of being in the company of one of the most beautiful breeds of horses today. Thank You for sharing your website and friends I truly enjoyed it.I had a great stroll down memory lane, also if your ever looking for a great home for Dragon I'm the one he is AWESOME.Greetings from New England, U.S.A

Name: Nathalie Groneschild
Email: hoek.groneschild@pi.net
Date: Thursday, 5 February 1998 -- 10:49pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hello Elly,

Your homepage is very beautiful! It is fun to read about your ponies and you (I wasn't bored). The information in 'Keeping natives' is very interesting (although I don't have a pony (yet)). And the pictures of your 'Stud visites' are also very beautiful. Keep visiting (and taking pictures)!

I tried to visite the homepage of the Na Dailach Highland pony Stud, but it didn't work. Would you know, what the reason could be for that?

Lots of succes with your homepage and I'm looking forward to read more about you and your ponies. And of course I'd like to see 'More pics'!

Nathalie Groneschild
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands

Name: Anette Andersson
Email: johan.andersson@mbox325.swipnet.se
Date: Sunday, 4 January 1998 -- 1:41pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Net search
Comments: Hej Ellie!
My husband and I are going to Scotland sometime next year together with a couple of our friends and of course, I will see if I can find some Highland-ponies to admire! Maybe you'll get a visit...
I have a 19 year old swedish "trotter" - Mitzy. Of course she doesn't race anymore, but sometimes we take the harness instead of the saddle and she really likes it!
Thankyou for a very informative site!!

Name: Dianne
Email: Didevil@hotmail.com
Date: Sunday, 21 December 1997 -- 11:53pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: I seem to have lost half my message. My boerperd and I do everything from showing to drag hunting, although I let him down in the show jumping arena due to nerves. Keep up the interesting homepage. Merry Christmas!

Name: DIANNE
Email: DIDEVIL@HOTMAIL.COM
Date: Sunday, 21 December 1997 -- 11:41pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Ellie, a great homepage. Here, in South Africa, I am not able to meet people like Nicci Mackay, although I have her book, and that of Monty Roberts. I hope to be able to time my visit to the UK next year and attend a couple of workshops with people who follow Monty's methods of training. My horse is a 15.3h Boerperd, which is the equivalent of an English cob. We do everything, from

Name: Angela Torres
Email:
Date: Wednesday, 17 December 1997 -- 4:10am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: What a wonderful web site. Thanks for sharing pictures of your ponies. They are lovely. And good luck with the househunting and horsetraining.

Name: Aylwin Osborne
Email: 101556.3007@compuserve.com
Date: Tuesday, 16 December 1997 -- 8:20pm
Homepage: Na Dailach Highland Ponies
Referred from: From previous book mark
Comments: Hello Ellie!
Your homepage is looking great! I haven't looked at it for
ages and there's a lot more of it now. I love your photos
of the Stud Visits and of the Central Highlands Show. I
don't suppose you took any of the winning yeld mare, our
grey mare Calliach Bhan na Dailach, did you? If so we'd pay
you for them as our own photography skills are sadly lacking
. I still haven't updated my own homepage as I simply don't
have time. I hope it's still interesting for newcomers
though.




Name: Carl Funke
Email: funkefamily@juno.com
Date: Tuesday, 9 December 1997 -- 2:05am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: friends of stephen and mandy cato here in the usa

Name: Iain Smith
Email: iain.s@ukonline.co.uk
Date: Thursday, 4 December 1997 -- 8:50pm
Homepage:
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Pointed in the right direction by Shirley Rodgie (Thanks Shirley. Yes, he is gorgeous)

Name: Carol
Email: HANAFROMMT@AOL.COM
Date: Wednesday, 3 December 1997 -- 3:40am
Homepage:
Referred from: Just surfed on in!
Comments: Hi Ellie. This was so much fun looking and reading about your ponies. I live in the USA, in Montana, in the Rocky Mountain northwest. I raise Quarter Horses so it's nice to see ponies like yours with a lot of substance. There are not many ponies here mostly horses. Quarter Horses are known mostly for racing and ranch work, but are now the biggest breed registry in the world. They are do anything horses. I love to see powerful ponies like you have shown here. I love the variety of colors also. Love your whole site! One of the best I've seen yet.
Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Give your ponies a pat for me.

Name: Charles Christacopoulos
Email:
Date: Thursday, 30 October 1997 -- 10:15am
Homepage: SOMIS
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: My mother made me do it!

Hi,

These horse pages are quite pupular aren't they? Ellie, it is about time you expanded a well done job.

Regards
Charles

Name: Shirley Rodgie (I backed Aidan)
Email: u15sar@abdn.ac.uk
Date: Tuesday, 21 October 1997 -- 6:32pm
Homepage: Don't have one!
Referred from: Other (please give details below)
Comments: Ellie told me! I like this set up alot more. Say hi to them all for me.

Name: Victoria Taylor
Email: tronicair@mcmail.com
Date: Sunday, 19 October 1997 -- 10:30pm
Homepage: n/a
Referred from: Word of mouth
Comments:

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