Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Photograph of the Thoroughbred stallion, "Hanover", who ran in fifty races and won thirty-two securing $120,912 in prize money. He sired the prize winners of 1896-1898 and is in stud at McGranthia, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America in the early 20th century.
McHardy attempts to negotiate a time when his pony stallion 'Braemore' can be spared to serve some of Ewart's mares and states that he can acquire some ponies for Ewart if he wishes.
McHardy writes that he would be glad to let the stallion 'Braemore' visit Perthshire, presumably to serve as a stud.
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore or 'Viscount Fincastle', 17 August 1904
Fincastle requests to visit Ewart to see his Highland ponies as he is interested in the improvement of existing Highland breeds and their utilisation for military purposes.
Cecil mentions that he has forwarded a letter to Forsyth showing that the Atholl horse is in demand. He enquires after 'young Willie' (presumably Cecil's son), who is currently staying with Ewart. He reports that there are two foals from 'Herd Laddie'. He confirms that the horse 'Glen' is the full brother of 'Highland Laddie' out of Coulmore's old 'Polly' by 'Alan Kingsburgh' (Lord Lovat's stallion).
Martin asks for Ewart's advice on various questions relating to polo pony breeding from Connemara ponies.
The year is not written on the letter.
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Cannington of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, 24 November 1910
Cannington informs Ewart that the Development Commissioners are prepared to recommend that £40,000 annual grant be made for the encouragement of light horse breeding in Great Britain. He requests that Ewart serve on the Advisory Council of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries and outlines their proposals for use of the money, namely as the payment of premiums to stallion owners.
Greer writes that he would be delighted to meet Ewart to discuss aspects of national horse breeding, and that he hopes Ewart will one day come to Ireland to visit the National Stud. Otherwise, he himself will shortly visit London.
Hagenbeck invites Ewart to exchange two Shetland ponies for the Korean pony in his charge, which he believes would make an exellent breeding stallion.
Hagenbeck writes that the Przewalski's stallion with a longer mane than the others is now in the Zoological Gardens, Cincinnati. He is sorry that Ewart lost his Przewalski's horse without having a foal from him, and offers to send him one of his stallions for a year. He hopes to find a customer for Ewart's hybrid Onager and will send Ewart a photograph of his Java pony, which he will have to sell. He will also try to find out where the skin of a mountain zebra can be obtained.