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November 4 mare and foal group photos.

Posted on November 5, 2019 at 12:40 AM

I went for a walk yesterday afternoon to see how the mares and foals were getting on. They're in a large paddock with varying terrain - well as varying as you can have when you live on the floor of a valley. We finally had some rain after six months of barely any.


The feed in the paddock is sparse but holding, and the mares and foals are doing really well on it (in fact the mares could all...

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Foal spam ...

Posted on October 31, 2019 at 2:20 AM

Just some photos of the mares and foals. They're getting so big so quickly.


I post a lot of photos on the Highland Ponies In Australia and Highland Ponies NSW Facebook pages. Even more on my personal page (Angela Cook) Feel free to send me a friend request if you want to see more pony photos (or email me, email addy can be found on most of the pages/ contact page on this website) I also post ...

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Vale little Rossi.

Posted on October 31, 2019 at 1:35 AM


I've struggled a bit (a lot) with dealing with the loss of Tam's little colt foal, Rossi. We had to have him put to sleep less than 24 hours after he was born when i discovered he had been born with a rare congenital defect - Atresia ani. This is not something i ha...
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And we're done!

Posted on October 8, 2019 at 2:55 AM

Never in my life would i plan to have five foals in a season, but hey ... happy accidents have produced beautiful results.


Rossi made his way into the world at 10.30am this morning (8th October) Tamaris is a 15yo maiden, and she's doing a grand job. She chose a cold day after a really warm spring spell (two days over 30degrees this weekend) but he's up and doing all the right things. Tam i...

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Wish has arrived

Posted on September 27, 2019 at 8:45 PM

Our fourth foal has arrived. Another filly! Rosemarkie Merriijig was polite enough to foal mid-morning and i was lucky enough to be right there as Wish entered the world. She is exactly what i was looking for when i added a Paint to our partbred breeding program. My dream horse. Red dun with high whites. I've named her Earrach - Scottish gaelic for spring. Her paddock name is Wish.


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Sunny spring day.

Posted on September 24, 2019 at 1:15 AM

Number three

Posted on September 21, 2019 at 10:45 AM

Completely in over my head now, we've had the first of three completely unplanned foals arrive. He's exceptionally cute, and i've called him Caiseal (pronounced cashel). Keziah is the perfect maiden mare and is looking after him brilliantly.


Cash will be for sale at weaning as a gelding. He'll be registered pastbred.


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New friends

Posted on August 24, 2019 at 3:55 AM

Floyd is growing up

Posted on August 22, 2019 at 1:50 AM

Young Floyd had some big shoes to fill. We lost our beautiful stallion MacAdie to a horrible paddock accident in March this year. It's still exceptionally painful to think about. Looking at how Floyd is growing out, we think he will be able to step into Stallion duties when he's older. He carries great bloodlines. His sire, Rosemarkie Archer, is by Fourmerk Royla Scott (Imp) and dam, Staffa, is from Currie Park Stud in Western Australia and carries pretty much all...

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Another one hits the ground

Posted on August 22, 2019 at 1:40 AM

The second foal for 2019 was born on Friday 16 August. Another filly for Adie. First foal for Rosedene. This one will be named Dungarron McNeill. Paddock name Maggie. Named for a long term friend of the family.



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