Summary of diploma thesis on ‘Habitat usage of Exmoor ponies on Langeland (Denmark) in the winter. 8 pages including 2 figures and 2 tables. Data on diet.
Study entitled ‘On the origins of the Exmoor pony: did the wild horse survive in Britain? Covers history, anatomy of jaws and teeth, coat colour, manes and genetics (mitochondrial DNA). 8 pages including 3 figures.
Summary of project to determine the full genome of the Exmoor pony – in ‘Exmoor Pony News’. Also reference to Exmoor Pony Festival and news of Moorland Mousie Trust. 3 photographs.
Photocopy of receipt hand-written by Fred Milton to the Hill Farming Research Organisation, Edinburgh, for ‘Collecting, boxing and handling wild Exmoor ponies for blood testing’.
Reprint of ‘A study of the home ranges of free-ranging Exmoor ponies’ in Mammal Review Volume 9, No. 1, p3-18. 9 pages.
Information sheet prepared to accompany funding applications for DNA study at Leicester University.
Draft of lecture given at the International Equine Veterinary Conference, Exeter University – processes of natural and artificial selection in horses (exmoor and Thoroughbred) and future usefulness of Exmoor ponies. 4 pages.
Newspaper cutting re scientists attending conference on the Exmoor pony at University of Leicester. Includes population figures.
Magazine cutting re international seminar on the Exmoor pony at University of Leicester. Includes 1 photograph.
Newspaper cutting re international seminar on the Exmoor pony at University of Leicester.
Report from the Rare Breeds Survival Trust on relative genetic contributions from stallions that sired the foals registered in 1983.
Paper from ‘Nature in Devon’ (journal of the Devon Trust for Nature Conservation) based upon Ph.D. Thesis work by Susan Gates (later Baker) – adaptive characteristics; ecology and population genetics. 12 pages.
Report to the Exmoor Pony Society AGM on problems facing the breed – declining foal registrations; population size and constitution; bloodline representation; in-breeding. 7 pages.
Publication ‘Natur und Museum’ – including paper ‘The Exmoor Horse – one of the most original semi-wild horses in the world’ – habitat, characteristics, origins, lifestyle and behaviour. In German. Also translation. 2 items.
Photocopy of paper from Equine Veterinary Journal Vol. 23 No. 4 – ‘Use of DNA finger-printing in paternity analysis of closely related Exmoor ponies’. 3 pages.
Magazine cutting ‘Horse and pony news’ – reprinting of the Speed Papers and ecological study by Susan Gates (later Baker). 1 photograph of Herd 23 above Lanacre. 2 cuttings.
Newspaper cutting ‘Part of our heritage could be unique’ – study by Susan Gates (later Baker) highlights need for help with conservation of Exmoor ponies. Includes 1 photograph Herd 23 above Lanacre.
Magazine article ‘The wildest of the wild’ about study of home ranges on Withypool Common by Susan Gates (later Baker) including 3 photographs. 2 cuttings.
Article from Vol. 10, No. 3 ‘Blood Typing and Genetic Conservation’ – use of blood typing to establish genetic relationships between breeds. Breeds studied include the Exmoor. 3 pages.