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Connemara Pony

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

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.B Charlton, 13 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/117
Scope and Contents

Charlton informs Ewart that the Council of the Polo Pony Society will be making silver medals available at horse shows around the district for Mountain and Moorland breeds. He awaits Ewart's choice of shows for the Connemara breed.

Dates: 13 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Barbara Martin, 20 April [1912]

Identifier: Coll-14/9/18/23
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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.

Dates: 20 April [1912]

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Eric Parker, 30 September 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/77
Scope and Contents

Parker enquires whether Ewart would like to contribute an article on Connemara ponies to the magazine the The County Gentleman.

Dates: 30 September 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Eric Parker, 04 November 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/87
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Parker enquires whether Ewart received his previous correspondence concerning his invitation to write some articles on Connemara ponies. He also asks if Ewart has any photographs of the ponies.

Dates: 04 November 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frank J. Connolly, 08 June 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/18
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Connolly announces that Ewart will become a member of the Polo Pony Society. He supplies him with the characteristics and physical appearances of different types of Connemara ponies.

Dates: 08 June 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Frank J. Connolly, 11 May 1906

Identifier: Coll-14/9/12/15
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Connolly invites Ewart to become a member of the organising committee for the forthcoming horse and cattle show, confined to Connemara ponies, in the County Galway, Ireland, on 18-19 September 1906.

Dates: 11 May 1906

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

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/11
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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 James Cave France, 16 February 1901

Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/3
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France writes that he hopes Ewart gets one of Mr Allies' pigeons. He mentions Henry Robinson's views of the Connemara, and the breeding history of a dun mare purchased by Ewart.

Dates: 16 February 1901

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James N. Forsyth, 27 March 1908

Identifier: Coll-14/9/14/10
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Forsyth instructs Ewart not to answer the recent letter in The Oban Times from a J. Macleod. He reports that Maclean of Nunton wants £25 to £30 premium for his stallion to serve in Benbecula but he has instructed the office of the Congested Districts Board not to offer more than £10. He is buying the yellow dun mare from Ritchie and will send for the Connemara pony. He concludes that there will be no Scottish Land Legislation this year.

Dates: 27 March 1908

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from James Wilson, 04 October 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/18
Scope and Contents Wilson provides some notes on the '1,000 gallon' cow, remarking that most breeds have the milk but few have the fat and that the 'pedigree fetish' currently restricts much crossing of breeds. He remarks that this line of work could have a claim on the Development Commission, to which Ewart could add 'the horse question': namely, to breed a horse that can do farm work and produce an army service corps horse when crossed by a thoroughbred. He does not believe that the Development Commissioners...
Dates: 04 October 1910