Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Haveley reports that he failed to persuade his Committee about the bay Shales and complains of lack of scientific support on his Committee, especially concerning the pedigrees of horses. He asks Ewart's advice on the horse 'Snowflake'. He is still making enquiries about Findon Shales.
Dates: 08 March 1912
Scope and Contents Fraser-Tytler states that he is sending Ewart the pedigrees and travelling particulars of the stallions which demonstrate how they are working in the district.
Dates: 07 May 1908
Scope and Contents Fraser-Tytler confirms arrangements for visiting Devonshire with Ewart and his wife, and asks whether Ewart will be seeing the Polo and Riding Pony Show. He disagrees with the men who wish to start a new stud book for Highland Ponies.
Dates: 02 March 1913
Scope and Contents Cecil states his preference for the Barra pony ' 'Mais', although he is also interested in 'the Jumping Connemara' pony. He enquires about the ancestry of 'the Gondal mare' in relation to her colouring and mentions the colouring of the foals belonging to mutual acquaintances.
Dates: 07 May 1903
Scope and Contents Cecil explains the breeding and ancestral history of the West Highland pony 'Mulatto', describing the possible reasons for her colouring and markings. He also refers to documents and sketches enclosed for Ewart (not present).
Dates: 11 October 1896
Scope and Contents Cecil reports that he is making good progress with the Highland Stud Book. He believes Ewart's height limitations are right but would prefer to leave out the word 'garron'. He writes that the mainland ponies are only big because they have generations of better keep and because a little Clydesdale blood has been kept in them.
Dates: 12 September 1909
Scope and Contents Cecil confirms details of the transport of the cow in calf to his Jersey bull from Southampton to Glasgow. They have nearly succeeded in altering the title of the stud book to the 'National British Pony Stud Book'. He wishes the Highland breeders would submit their entries, as he does not think it wise to have separate publications in England and Scotland.
Dates: 01 December 1912
Scope and Contents Galton suggests that Ewart contact Dr Walter Heape for research into insemination and fertilisation. He suggests how beneficial it would be for the Duke of Portland to keep records (including photographs) of his adult pedigree stock. He enquires when Ewart will next be publishing anything concerning hybrid zebras.
Dates: 06 January 1899