Featured at Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #PotLuck – Going west – Wales – wild things 2016

Reblogged from Sally Cronin’s Smorgasbord:

Welcome to the series of Posts from Your Archives, where bloggers put their trust in me. In this series, I dive into a blogger’s archives and select four posts to share here to my audience.

If you would like to know how it works here is the original post: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2019/04/28/smorgasbord-posts-from-your-archives-newseries-pot-luck-and-do-you-trust-me/

This is the first post from the archives of a regular contributor to the series and wonderful supporter of us all, apart from challenging us each week with photo and Haiku prompts Sue Vincent wanders the land..in search of the ancient and modern to share with us. And this week I am sharing a wonderful example of her travels.

Going west – Wales – wild things 2016 by Sue Vincent

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As we walked towards Carn Llidi, we were surprised to see a little herd of Welsh ponies grazing on the hillside. These hardy and resilient ponies still live a semi-feral life here. They are beautiful creatures and very much a part of the land and its history, having ploughed its fields, carried its warriors and worked in its mines for centuries. It is known that there have been ponies here for well over three and a half thousand years…and who knows how much longer before that. At some point in their long history they were bred with Arabian horses and that bloodline too runs in their veins. I knew of the wild ponies of Snowdonia, a genetically unique group that was decimated in recent years by severe winter weather that wiped out almost half the population, but had not expected to see them at St David’s Head.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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12 Responses to Featured at Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #PotLuck – Going west – Wales – wild things 2016

  1. AH, THOSE LOVELY MEMORIES!

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  2. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    A RETROSPECTIVE OF HIGH QUALITY

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  3. Ponies are tough guys. Groups around the world have survived hardships miraculously. Despite my pony infatuation days as a kid, I didn’t know about these.

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  4. I can’t find the rest of the post. Clicking lands me on your resume, but not on the post.

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  5. Thanks again for letting me rifle through your archives Sue… a lovely experience..hugs ♥

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