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Horse Farms

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frederick Stringer Wrench, 25 February 1902

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/11
Scope and Contents

Wrench explains that at his stud farm they have 15 Connemara pony mares (nine of which are in foal to an Arab and two to a Connemara stallion) and two Erris ponies (in foal to a thoroughbred). This season they plan to mix the pairings and the results of the couplings will be carefully monitored. He believes that the Arab is an exceptional horse, bettered only by the winner at the Paris Exhibition. He adds that Wilfred Blunt's pony that competed against it looked quite plain in comparison.

Dates: 25 February 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 24 May 1897

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/5
Scope and Contents

Blunt reveals that he has 10 foals this year at his stud farm from pure Arab mares, by the same chestnut horse. He gives a physical description of each foal, and analyses their colour and markings. He also suggests a seven year old mare that might be suitable for Ewart's experimental breeding.

Dates: 24 May 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 11 July 1900

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Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/20
Scope and Contents

Blunt says how much he agrees with Ewart's volume about animal hybridisation. He explains that his latest horse sale was not a great success. He also includes a list of the dams, sires and their produce at his horse farm for the year 1900.

Dates: 11 July 1900