helps Exmoor ponies
Ltd, the worlds leading pharmaceutical company has donated
drugs to the Moorland Mousie Trust to help retain the value of the
rare breed Exmoor pony.
has provided the local anaesthetic Domosedan, free-of-charge to
enable the castration of the 14 colts on The Moorland Mousie Trusts
current gelding programme.
Moorland Mousie Trust, granted charitable status in 2000, was established
in order to support breeders with the promotion and conservation
of the Exmoor pony. Presently there is no viable market for Exmoor
colt foals. Through a co-ordinated handling and gelding scheme the
Moorland Mousie Trust is working to create a market which would
give farmers and breeders some financial return for breeding these
castration ensures quality stock remain entire while breeders can
be sure that the colts which dont quite meet the grade for
breeding still have a market value as gelded riding and driving
also supported the Trust last year with the provision of Strongid-P
wormers for the ponies.
Brand manager Laura Jenkins said: We are pleased to be able
to assist with The Moorland Mousie Trusts dedicated work which
is helping to retain part of Britains wonderful native pony