Do Shetland ponies need a passport?
All equines MUST HAVE A PASSPORT and ponies CANNOT BE SOLD without a passport. If you do not have a passport for each of your equines then you may risk a substantial fine or term of imprisonment. The SPSBS issues a combined passport and registration document for all registered Shetland ponies.
Can I keep a Shetland pony in my garden?
So, can I keep a Shetland pony in my garden? Well, you can, but he will be much happier in a field where he has the right grass, space and can enjoy himself with his friends.
How much does it cost to look after a Shetland pony?
Veterinary costs are rare if you look after your ponies well. So total cost of keeping a mini Shetland pony for a year is approximately £140 – £200 excluding vet fees which are rare. This is actually cheaper than keeping most dogs if you have a large garden or some grassland.
Can Shetland ponies be mean?
Ponies can occasionally be mean, nipping at people. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to stop this behavior. First, you might want to think about the type of species you select. Their origins will often play a significant role in determining their temperament.
What do you do with the horse passport when the horse dies?
When your horse dies Within 30 days of the horse’s death, return its passport to the PIO that issued it. They will update their records and invalidate or destroy the passport. If the passport has been invalidated you may be able to get it sent back to you. Ask the PIO if this is possible.
How much land do you need for a miniature Shetland?
They may look small but they require a lot of space. You would require about 2 acres to keep a couple of miniature Shetlands. They would also ruin your lawn in a very short space of time!
How much land do 2 Shetland ponies need?
You would require about 2 acres to keep a couple of miniature Shetlands. They would also ruin your lawn in a very short space of time!
Are Shetland ponies friendly?
Are Shetland ponies friendly? Yes, Shetland ponies can be very friendly and loyal. They are intelligent and make friends with children and other ponies, as long as they are happy and treated properly. It can be very rewarding getting to know your pony and his unique character, and making friends with him.
Can you sell a horse without a microchip?
A horse must be microchipped before being sold to a new home, so the breeder will always be the first registered keeper of a horse. On buying a horse, the original owner gives microchip and passport papers to the new owner, who contacts the CED to register the change of ownership.
Where was the first Shetland pony stud located?
This small stud was established on the island of Unst, in the Shetland Islands in the 1800s. The stud is now based in Dunrossness. My great grandfather had entries in the first stud book of 1891 and, as a result, many of my ponies can be traced back to the first stud books.
Who is the owner of Fenwick pony stud?
In the Australian Pony Stud Book from Volume 1. through to Volume 15. there are 673 registered Shetland Pony mares and stallions that were owned, bred, imported and registered by Mrs.Maclean and Fenwick Stud. Today the stud is run by Dora Maclean’s granddaughter, Vicki Johnson.
How old is significo the Shetland pony for sale?
Significo – ASPC Registered Stallion by Dun / Haven Fantabulas 2yr old ASPC registered stallion for sale, imported from the US with top bloodlines, he is very intelligent and quick to learn, he has been started in… ASPC registered shetland mare. B&L’S ROCK E THE NAVIGATOR (HOF)XWA-FULL CRESCENT BONNIE. 13 years old. 43 inches.
Do you have to worm a Shetland pony?
They are wormed frequently and have their hooves trimmed on a regular basis. Before acquiring my own stallions I was fortunate to be able to use stallions from some of the best Shetland Pony Studs in Shetland and for this I am very grateful. We hope you like them as much as we do.