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Tifisati ~ Mascot ~ Midnight Wild Rebellion
January 5th, 2020 5:11:42pm
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These ponies are awesome. Why? They gallop across the commons with a rider tackling a wide variety of terrain helping to herd the feral ponies and then the next day they are quiet enough to look after a beginner.

Have you heard of the New Forest point-to-point? It is THE only authentic one left in the country.  Riders are told where the finish is in advance but only know of the start the day before so that they cannot practice their route.  There is no set route so it is all about knowing the forest and where you are going so you can take the quickest route. Race distances are 3 or 1.5 miles.

Here's a hat cam of someone doing the Novice race. At 3.25 - you hope the horse in front does not stop. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=papmcVDg0ZE&t=1s - adult novice race

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvZ57XMmCaA - children's race

Notable New Forest ponies

Forrest Nymph 14.2 - before retiring due to injury this little mare completed three CIC2*s and two CCI2*s going clear cross country each time. (now CCI3*-S and CCIS*-L). 

Willoway Free Spirit - won the 2017 90cm Mitsubishi Motors grassroots championship.

More to come...

Join me now in breeding this superb breed and get some champions of your own.

New breeders can buy a pair of off me for the princely sum of $1 each.




 


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Moderator Tifisati
January 5th, 2020 5:18:05pm
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So who would like to join me with these?


Breed competition winners in your stud or be a commoner and let your ponies graze the New Forest itself as feral ponies!




 

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The Laughing Spinster | Toss A Coin To Your Witcher [The White Wolf for 2020]
January 7th, 2020 2:33:05pm
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I've been besotted by these ponies and am excited to become a new breeder :)




 

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Tifisati ~ Mascot ~ Midnight Wild Rebellion
January 7th, 2020 4:12:46pm
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Welcome aboard. They are amazing ponies that have been and done it all. 


One locally took her adult rider wasnt sure what to do with her New Forest pony so took her eventing and they ended up doing several up to BE100 giving her the bug to event and she completed a CIC* in 2016 (with a different horse). 




 

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