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Highland Pony

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

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Diary for 1902 containing handwritten notes on Highland Ponies, 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/8/5
Scope and Contents Title page inscribed 'Highland Ponies 1902'.
Dates: 1902

Garron Pony Mare, "Belle" of Sir George Gilmour, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3093
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Garron pony mare, "Belle" standing in a paddock in the early 20th century. She belonged to Sir George Gilmour.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Garron Pony Stallion, "Herd Laddie" of Duke of Atholl, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3092
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Garron pony stallion, "Herd Laddie" that belonged to the Duke of Atholl in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Highland Pony, Braemore. Yellow Dun and Striped Horse Race, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3079
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Highland pony in a paddock in Braemore [Scotland] in the early 20th century of the yellow dun and striped horse race.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore or 'Viscount Fincastle', 17 August 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/91
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 17 August 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 27 December 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/123
Scope and Contents Balfour mentions that she has not received a reply from Lord Kitchener regarding the possibility of the Indian Government purchasing zebra hybrids from Ewart. She mentions three black Highland ponies in her possession which have very small callosites, and suggests that Ewart might like to come and view them.
Dates: 27 December 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alice Blanche Balfour, 17 January 1903

Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/5
Scope and Contents Balfour writes that she is grateful that Ewart has got 'Romulus' (his first zebra hybrid) back from the King. She asks if Ewart would like her to talk to Lord Onslow about his remaining herd of mountain zebras. She hopes to examine the callosities on her own Highland ponies soon and asks about the results of his hare-rabbit cross-breeding experiments. She complains about the lack of funding for scientific research.
Dates: 17 January 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Colonel George A. Oliphant, 11 February 1910

Identifier: Coll-14/9/16/3
Scope and Contents Oliphant asks if Ewart himself can't manage to carry ouy the experiment with the female foal out of the Przewalski's mare by the Highland pony and a hybrid male by a Przewalski's stallion out of a pony mare, as space is getting cramped at Woburn. He reports that they are going through with the experiment crossing Nepalese unicorn sheep with Southdown sheep, and they propose to do a similar experiment with Grevy's zebras and French Giant donkeys. The Duke of Bedford also asks Ewart's advice on...
Dates: 11 February 1910

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Digby Wentworth Bayard Willoughby, 9th Baron Middleton, 25 September 1915

Identifier: Coll-14/9/21/17
Scope and Contents Willoughby, who signs himself 'Middleton', writes concerning his Highland ponies which went from him last year for the War. He reports that the ponies, now based in the Dardanelles, are all faring well, except the pony by Ewart's stallion, which has been killed by a shell. Willoughby is now breeding hunters from Highland ponies, using a thoroughbred horse 'Red Eagle'.
Dates: 25 September 1915

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Donald McKenzie, 20 February 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/15
Scope and Contents McKenzie writes of his photograph collection of the best specimens of Highland ponies and asks for Ewart's help in sourcing a photograph of Mr Forsyth of Quinish's two year old pony. He intends to collect the photographs in an album for circulation, and states that he has had several applications for the pedigree of 'Belle' and 'Herd Laddie'.
Dates: 20 February 1904