Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Education Contact Details

Education Service,
Dartmoor National Park Authority,
Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot,
Devon TQ13 9JQ
Tel: (01626) 832093


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Dartmoor Ponies

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Icon for Factsheets The Dartmoor Ponies - Dartmoor Factsheet

When Dartmoor was designated a National Park, in 1951, the pony was chosen to be its logo. Ponies help to give Dartmoor its unique character and are one of the attractions for visitors to the area. They are an integral part of the moorland landscape and are a part of the area’s cultural heritage. Read more.

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Icon for Leaflets Ponies on Dartmoor - Leaflet

The Dartmoor National Park Authority is working in partnership with the Dartmoor Commoners‘ Council and other interested bodies to secure a viable future for the ponies on Dartmoor. Read more.

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Icon for Leaflets Purchasing Ponies from the commons of Dartmoor - Leaflet

For many centuries ponies have lived, bred and run free on Dartmoor. Each year in the autumn the ponies are rounded up or drifted from the Moor. The foals are weaned and some are offered for sale. Read more.

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