Now that New Forest ponies can be found on the Rare Breeds Survival Trust’s “at risk” watchlist, it's time we sat up and took note: this handsome breed can't be taken for granted
A photograph of ponies looking at their dead companion has been shared in a bid to urge motorists to slow down
He qualified for HOYS seven times winning the M&M working hunter pony championship in 1997, the first time a New Forest has taken the title
"Let's have a test on a New Forest road — what would it do when it sees a pony standing beside the road?"
"So far I am really impressed with what they have done — I think the ponies and the sheep are a great combination"
A reward of up to £1,000 is on offer to help find the driver responsible
The 18-year-old woman was a passenger in the car that collided with the fatally-injured New Forest pony
Discover what what native breeds were used for in bygone years
In the first two weeks of January eight ponies were hit by cars
Townend Schubert stood Blue Chip Native BSPS Heritage Supreme champion at Olympia yesterday (21 December), but many more were left celebrating when 12 breed winners were crowned
American eventer Sinead Halpin rode Forrest Nymph in the CCI2* at Fair Hill and flew round the challenging cross-country course
Showing owner Clare Davies watched her pony win at Horse of the Year Show before becoming a grandmother for the first time
Following a recent spate of donkey deaths, an idea is being tested to help protect them on Britain's roads
An outbreak of strangles which has cost ponies' lives is ongoing after many weeks
Three donkeys involved in what has been described as "the worst road traffic accident in the New Forest for 20 years"
Native ponies carrying the potentially life-threatening infection are causing concern amongst local riders
Six ponies will graze on a 42-acre common saving the council around £3,000 a year on grasss cutting
The fire service's animal rescue units are facing the prospect of funding cuts
The Rare Breeds Survival Trust has moved the New Forest to category 5, officially making it a rare breed
H&H caught up with showing amateur and mother of two Robyn Purvis about producing her New Forest pony for the prestigious M&M final at Olympia