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I am broody and I want a Shetland pony

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Alameda Sun 07-Oct-12 15:38:49

share good reasons not to? Before I steal one from saggy

Hermionewastherealhero Sun 07-Oct-12 15:52:20

I can't help, I have Shetland and just had the baby to ride him!

SaggyOldClothCatPuss Sun 07-Oct-12 19:22:04

Haven't really got a spare anymore! Only the old girl, and she isn't actually a shitland, actually a mini British spotted! You'll never prise Ducky from Catey, and lou's tinkerbell is hopefully in foal!

Pixel Sun 07-Oct-12 20:44:58

There are no good reasons, shetlands are fab not that I'm biased by our gorgeous darling girl. smile

SaggyOldClothCatPuss Sun 07-Oct-12 22:57:07

When Im finally free of bloody annoying welshies, Im going to breed black traditional shetlands. I love ours, she rocks

Alameda Mon 08-Oct-12 08:55:08

she looks very posh there!

I might look for one on loan, there must be lots around?

CMOTDibbler Mon 08-Oct-12 08:56:47

Zillions on PreLoved here Alameda

Treblesallround Mon 08-Oct-12 08:59:26

Yes, get a lovely little shetland, and take up driving (sideways, on skis at a zillion mph, obviously) grin

Alameda Mon 08-Oct-12 10:23:00

oh I'd love to do that! Although my imaginary shetland is something grandson can brush and sit on more easily than the horse. He loves it but its a terrifyingly long way down for such a tiny person.

N0tinmylife Mon 08-Oct-12 11:38:21

Nope sorry, can't think of a single reason not to! I don't know much about Shetlands, but I'd imagine they are very low maintainance, and you'd barely know you'd got it! Your grandson would love it! smile

Alameda Mon 08-Oct-12 11:43:42

you lot are no help!

if we got a gelding he could live out with the others and we really wouldn't feel the strain of extra work would we? Are there ever rescue Shetlands?

We are in IP14 if any of you know of any needing a home!

Landy77 Mon 08-Oct-12 14:14:24

I am trying to persuade my dh that our 9mth daughter needs a shetland ....... he isnt embracing the idea ......... but I do wonder if one arrived how long it would take before he noticed smile
good luck with your pony hunt

Smallgreenone Tue 09-Oct-12 04:10:40

I want a Shetland too! DS currently 6 weeks so just a tiny bit small at the moment but give me a few months and I will have one regardless of what DH says! In fact my mum asked us on day 2 of his being born when were we getting the pony!!!

KTK9 Tue 09-Oct-12 17:57:13

Very clever but very naughty one on our yard. They were talking about selling her. Their dd is 9 and wants something easier!!!

North West area.

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