New Fergus Book

A rollicking comic treasury, starring the world’s most famous cartoon horse. He has hundreds of thousands of followers on Facebook and a surging presence on Instagram. Each day, he and his diverse group of friends share their mishaps, their successes, and their innermost thoughts with the world. He is seemingly ageless, looking even better now

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1913 Derby

Written by Caroline Baldock, July 2020 This years Derby will be different, no crowds, no drunken punters, no cars, buses, gypsies, no top hats and fancy hats, no champagne, well I hope there is some champagne, no Queen, no Royal Box. How strange. But there will be a race, behind closed doors, which is a

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Lawn Boot

The Lawn boots were made of leather and used when the horses pulled the lawn mowers. Of course indents caused by the iron shoes would have ruined the lawn and so these boots were available to put on the ponies feet and protect the lawn. There is an example of a horse drawn own mower

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Tibetan Crupper

This Crupper was on the Tibetan saddle to be found under ‘Saddles’. It is beautifully inlaid with brass and the plates have then been attached to the leather. The decoration suggests that they too were made in China and imported and fixed onto the leather in Tibet. There is considerable wear on the leather which

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