Plight of the Dartmoor Pony

By: Horse Deals


Plight of the Dartmoor Pony
Horse & Country TV premier a documentary on the Dartmoor pony

Horse & Country TV (Sky 280) is premiering a documentary on the Dartmoor pony. Filmmakers Ian Newton and Jo Barker spent several years working on Dartmoor to create "The Plight of the Dartmoor Pony". This shows the magic of the breed, the traditional practices that maintain Dartmoor and its ponies and the work of the people who ensure the ponies’ survival

The documentary also looks at the work of the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust and shows how the economic slowdown has impacted on prices, making the breed’s future critical. It can be seen on Wednesday, 2 February at 7pm. For more information visit www.horseandcountry.tv