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Colt (horse)

Subject Source: Other

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Charles R. Heatley, 20 August 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/41
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Heatley provides details about the pack horse stallion 'Lord Nelson'. He reports that he has only been able to find in the district one Devon pack horse, plus a colt, to serve as a stud. He complains about the Board of Agriculture and proposes setting up a 'Pack Horse Association' among Devon gentlemen and farmers, and asks Ewart if he would care to join.

Dates: 20 August 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Claud Alexander, 08 January 1913

Identifier: Coll-14/9/19/1
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Alexander writes that his friend Tyrwhitt-Drake, the secretary of the Menagerie Club, is coming to Edinburgh and would like to meet Ewart. He also reports that he thinks both his ponies are in foal and that the colt is now very quiet to ride.

Dates: 08 January 1913

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 14 June 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/24
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Oliphant reports that the little pony mare had a colt foal and that one of their crossbred ponies has been injured.

Dates: 14 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 16 June 1907

Identifier: Coll-14/9/13/25
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Oliphant reports that the last-born colt foal from Ewart's pony mare has died after being injured by some steers or a young bull. He asks what the arrangement will be about the pony mares and whether they are to purchase them from Ewart.

Dates: 16 June 1907

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Edwin Brough, 28 April 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/32
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Brough writes regarding findings made from cross-breeding experiments between a carting mare firstly with a blood horse and then a shire horse. The colts by the blood horse were found to make particularly good hunting animals.

Dates: 28 April 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 16 January 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/2
Scope and Contents Osborn states that he has already obtained a photograph of the Przewalski's colts and hopes that the Duke of Bedford will take some enlarged photographs showing their development, and also a watercolour painting showing the colour changes in their coats. He hopes that Ewart will put his views of the Mongolian pony down in a book. Many of the dun striped variety are to be found in Texas and Mexico. He also asks to be informed if a suitable Shetland pony comes on to the market, and would be...
Dates: 16 January 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 31 May 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/59
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Forsyth states that he is glad to hear that all the mares have foaled and that three of the foals are colts. He reports that there has been a delay in the purchase of Kilmuir, but that he hopes they will eventually get possession of their small stud farm. He confirms that Beaton should be able to take the Antrim horse to Benbecula at any time.

Dates: 31 May 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Lord Arthur Cecil (incomplete), 22 March 1908

Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/9
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Cecil describes the three colts he has seen at Monkstadt (the experimental farm of the Congested Districts Board) and provides details about the Kathiawari and Marwari breeds of horse.

The latter part of the letter, including author's signature, is not present.

Dates: 22 March 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Malcolm McLeod, 27 May 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/56
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McLeod writes that he is sending Ewart the colt foal, which he hopes he will be pleased with, and asks for expenses to cover the cost.

Dates: 27 May 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Malcolm McLeod, 02 December 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/133
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McLeod states that there are not any half Arab foals in Glenhinnisdal but that there are some at Earlish and Glenuig. He makes enquiries after the colt that he sold.

Dates: 02 December 1903