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Why not come and stay close to the home of the largest herd of Exmoor ponies in the world? Easy drive to Dulverton Village and easy access to the moor and local attractions .


2018 Stallion Parade

The sun shone on the Stallion Parade today.

Anchor boys were the only representatives for the show case sadly, but it was great practice for the season ahead and both were such good chaps.

Anchor Labyrinths Lord a 2 year old colt out of Mystic Maggie by Barhill Danny (ex Anchor Rosefinch) – unshown in youngstock […]

May 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Anchor Herd 2017 Review of the year

Anchor Herd 2017 Review of the year

With a reasonably easy spring for the ponies on the hill,foaling went well and the mares thrived BUT we had alot of colt foals nearly 70% of the total!

All were of great standard by 4 stallions – Apples Original (imported), A.GingerAle, Kebroyd Ocades, A.Jaffa Cake.

Jaffa cakes first crop […]

December 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017 Christmas Foal Show

Five Anchor ponies went to the show, four first-timers and one old pro…

Anchor Jampuff who has previously won here and been champion at Cheshire county. Our filly foal Anchor Mounsey Maid was moved up to stand second and Anchor Moonstone was third and best colt moor bred foal. This year’s fillies have proved a challenge […]

November 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Moor bred Exmoor goes pony racing

Anchor Elder has been pony racing with his super star jockey Emily Gaskell. He gave the blood ponies a run for their money! This took place late last year. They are due to race again in the spring. What a great breed the Exmoor is, well done Emily and good luck in the next […]

February 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Riding Club Magazine 1960

This is a lovely article I have found in the Anchor herd files from 1960 in the Riding magazine-front cover Anchor Crystal and super write up about the Rosie Lycett-Green David’s mother & (The Acland) now known as Anchor herd of ponies.

February 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Exciting News

First Anchor foal of the season born on the farm. Anchor Hoki, a Nightowl daughter from the wonderful Marmoset line has had her first foal. Not sure of its sex yet, will keep you posted. By Apples original (imported from Sweden and kindly lent to us last year by Maddy Buttner)

February 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Anchor Godiva – Dressage Training

February 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Cheshire Show 2016

The Wallace family took 2 year old Anchor Jampuff who is certainly a little show off  (Anchor Bunting x Anchor FeeFiFoFum) to The Cheshire County Show.

First she met our riding horse Broadshard Simplicity and he told her about being a 2 x HOYS Supreme Champion – she took his advice and won her class and […]

June 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

2016 Off to a flying start for the Anchor Herd

The spring was late on Exmoor and the herd had a tough foaling with unprecedented loss of some foals with no theme as to which mares suffered losses.
Autopsies were carried out and showed a bacterial infection but as losses where on the farm and on the hill and in foals from different sires, it […]

June 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Christmas review of the Year 2015

Happy Christmas and a healthy and joyous New Year to all our facebook friends and supporters.

The Anchor ponies have certainly had a fabulous year. Making dreams come true for us as their guardians.

Gooseberry started the vintage year by becoming the first Exmoor to ever qualify for the Royal International Horse Show as a lead […]

December 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments