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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 09.5 June 1998

Exmoor Ponies - Britain's Prehistoric Wild Horses?

By - Sue Baker, Carolyn Greig, Herbert Macgregor, Alma Swan

Great Britain and Ireland boast a rich variety of breeds of pony, some of which still inhabit the mountains or moorlands where they originated. Most of these are undeniably breeds which mankind has produced, through deliberate design and skilled husbandry or almost by accident through indiscriminate cross-breeding. The Exmoor pony seems to be different: nature appears to have been the dominant force in shaping this animal (Baker 1993).

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist