The President's Ride, involving more than 60 Dales ponies, marked the start of a week of centenary celebrations for the Dales Pony Society
Discover what what native breeds were used for in bygone years
Dales pony colts Lowhouses Casper and Lowhouses Jasper have been born in the North Pennines
As numbers of equine rare breeds drop, societies remain upbeat but why are Briatin's native breeds in decline?
Nearly 1,000 fells and dales breeders have submitted samples from their horses to be tested for Fell Pony Syndrome in the past year
Last year's HOYS and Olympia reserve champion, Village Defender, has died suddenly during the prime of his ridden career