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Posted on December 4, 2013 at 4:50 AM

April 2013


Tali & Verona

May 2013

Mc Leod & Harris


Tali & Verona

Ghillie - can make a toy out of anything.

June 2013

Father & son - Adie & Ghillie

Father & son - Adie & Tali

Adie - hahaha

Tamaris - i was rather chuffed with this photo ;)



Tam & Keziah


Ghillie & Tali

Wow, it's been a long time between updates!

Posted on December 4, 2013 at 1:25 AM

Has it really been nearly 12 months since i've done any serious updates? Guess i got caught up in real life a bit. So much to do these days.

I'll try and give you a glimpse at what's been happening...

January 2013


Talisman (Tali)


February 2013

Harry & Cloudy





March 2013




New Photos

Posted on January 2, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Lots of new photos ... mainly of Tali (DG Talisman) at this stage. More will be added as i edit them. Best way to see the new photos is to follow this link:

Lots of news. Slowly updating the website over the next couple of days, while this heatwave (4 - 5 day of 40 degrees or more) make it too hot to spend much time out in the sun.


L to R: Keziah, Tamaris, Campari, Romani, Gypsy

Verona has foaled!

Posted on October 17, 2012 at 5:00 PM

At 8.00 pm last night (Thursday 17th October) Verona foaled a lovely big, strong colt foal. Verona cleansed quickly and cleanly, and bub was up and drinking in about two hours.He's very cute, and a very strange reddy / brown colour which i've not encountered before. This one will be interesting! Adie's mealy muzzle seems to be there, as does the beginings of black legs. We als have a big star and a small white rear hoof and sock (shock, horror, gasp ;))

Welcome to the world!

In utero, he was called Thumper, as he was a very active bub. I still haven't got a name picked, but i have a short list.

Details and more pics to follow. I'm suffering from end-of-month, son-used-our-whole-data-allowance again. Will post this then attempt some photos. Fingers crossed!

**edited to add, we have a name! Dungarron Talisman. Still struggling to get photos on here, there are some on Facebook now.

*** edited again to add there is now a gallery of photos of Talisman on the Gallery page here.

New photos in the gallery

Posted on October 13, 2012 at 6:55 AM

Heaps of new photos in the gallery here:


Posted on October 13, 2012 at 12:20 AM

I made a comment the other day that i never remember to pics of 'my' boys, Cloud and Harry. There were some pics of the beautiful Cloud in a previous 'news' post a couple of months ago. Here's Harry. He's not particularly happy. With the grass springing faster than can be consumed  - even though Harry's given eating it all a good go - ponies have gotten into what could be called, ahem, 'forward' condition. Millie and harry seem to be the worst for getting fat quickly. Both are noow in the yards to limit their grazing. Yards with soaked plain grass hay by day, out for a pick in the well grazed back pushing up yard at night. Like mother, like son.

It's nice to see pics of Highlands of different colours. Harry is brown. Not to many of them around.

He's by the late Barrymoor Dorian out of our grey dun mare, Benacre Mill Buie.


Posted on October 11, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Changed the background so it's not so headache-inducing. I loved the tartan, but it did weird things to my (and others) eyes.

Now moving on to updating the information for each of the ponies.

Horrible rainy and cold day, so a good one for being indoors and playing on the computer.

New look website - what do you think?

Posted on October 3, 2012 at 11:20 PM

New website look ... slowly working through making sure it's the same, but different.

Hope you like it! Let me know if you find any mistakes or problems.

Two birthdays during the week - Ghillie turned 3 and Harry turned 7. Happy birthday to my lovely boys!

Verona is due to foal later this month as well. We're all very excited about this foal. Verona is doing well, but just in the last week has got very itchy and has scrubbed herself in a couple of places, but mostly on her face. A quick call to Anita at Herbal Horse had a specially designed herbal cream made to soothe and heal in the mail and on it's way to help Verona feel more comfortable.

Website updates - finally!

Posted on July 6, 2012 at 4:00 AM

Finally getting around to updating. Sorry about that :)

New pictures of Adie on the Stallion page.

New pictures of Crofter and Ghillie in the For Sale page and in their individual albums on the Photo Gallery page.

More photos coming!!

While your looking around think about also having a look at Croftcnoc Highland Ponies (Vic) new website

Also, there's now a Facebook page dedicated to Highland Ponies in Australia that is looked after by the Highland Ponies Australia 

It's an open group, with lots of chatty Highland people and lots of photos.

Check it out here:

And then the wet got REALLY wet ...

Posted on March 6, 2012 at 5:35 AM

100mm is what  i tipped out of the rain gauge at 7am on Sunday March 4. Hubby had been called out at 4.30 am to help sandbag around town, and by 5.30 am the Ten Mile Creek had washed out of it's banks and cut the Hume Hwy again - the first time was in Oct 2010. We'd had 75 mm during the previous week. It's hard to remember that we'd spent so many years either in drought or smoked in from horrendous fires.

Obviously, we were some of the lucky ones with the Ten Mile staying inside it's banks while cutting through our place. It had been over the bridge again, but had receeded to just under when i checked it at 6.30 am - it stayed there for over 24 hours. Ponies were all safe, dogs where they were supposed to be, and a couple of days later it's hard to tell it ever happened. Here, at least.  Heart & hope goes out to friends and others affected by the HUGE floods in and around Wagga Wagga, Tumut, The Rock, Uranquinty. Know that you are being thought about, and that help is there for the asking.

Just to put it into perspective a bit, you can normally ride under

that bridge without having to duck your head!

Finally, Zoom couldn't make out what all the fuss was about and was

getting bored with the flow of people and cars past his paddock,

just to look at the creek.

Some more pics of Crofter will go in his gallery.