TG0937 : "Untamed" ponies on Holt Lowes

taken 3 years ago, near to Holt, Norfolk, Great Britain

"Untamed" ponies on Holt Lowes
"Untamed" ponies on Holt Lowes
The six resident Dartmoor Ponies (N.B. neither "wild" nor "feral"), are responsible for keeping the vegetation in check. Here they have migrated to the lowest part of Holt Lowes, i.e. the swamp next to the River Glaven, which is where the grass grows best and sweetest.
Ironically one branch of their ancestors was a swamp-dweller, but it is supposed to be the one with the big load-spreading feet. These ponies, with their dinky little hooves, were sinking in up to their hocks at times. Not that it bothered them.
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TG0937, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 October, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 0915 3777 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.8000N 1:6.4780E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 0909 3780
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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