26 May-1 Sept Running Wild Photo Exhibition The RUNNING WILD Photo Exhibition Opening Night is on 26 May 5pm-7pm (Dunster Visitor Centre) is a fund-raising event for the Exmoor Pony Centre and Exmoor Pony Project. Runs 26 May to 1 Sept. The curator, photographer Nina Dodd brought together ten Exmoor-based photographers and the result is an engaging collection of images, presented in a multiple of genres and post-processing styles. A show of taking on a traditional topic and running wild with it. PHOTOGRAPHERS: Geoff Baylis, Alex Dodd, Nina Dodd, Gaynor Gough, Laura Grant, Alan Jones, Paula Kirby, Jack Mccausland, Stuart Warstat, Dawn Westcott More information can be found at www.facebook.com/pg/RunningWildPhotographyExhibition
May - Withypool/Anstey Common Herd 23 Exmoor Pony Walks
Join Herd 23 owner, moorland farmer Rex Milton for a walk to see the newly arrived free-living Exmoor pony foals! Date TBC.
Contact Rex and Banger Milton at email@example.com or tel 07770 814179 or 01398 341217
5 June 2017 - Society of Equestrian Artists The Society of Equestrian Artists visit to Holt Ball and the Exmoor Pony Project to study Exmoor pony conformation and observe equine behaviours and body language. (Painting by Rebecca de Mendonca)
18 June - 10km Fundraising Walk for Moorland Mousie Trust Join a 10km walk on Exmoor to help raise funds to keep the Moorland Mousie Trust's Exmoor Pony Centre in Dulverton open. Please contact Rebecca Harper on 07756434116 for more info.
Sun 23 July - Holnicote Show The MEPBG Exmoor Pony Class at The Minehead Harriers Holnicote Show welcomes all Exmoor ponies - however registered, of all ages. The best pedigree-registered Exmoor goes forward to the M&M championship. Holnicote Show location - off the A39 between Porlock & Minehead. OS Grid Ref SS 907 465. Postcode TA24 8TJ. Entries on the day.
Mon 7 Aug - Tippbarlake Herd Pony Gathering The gathering of the Tippbarlake Herd 387 Exmoor ponies from Brendon Common - the largest Exmoor pony herd in the world!
Wed 9 Aug - Exford Show - Mountain & Moorland Classes
See and exhibit Exmoor ponies in the Mountain & Moorland classes at the Devon & Somerset Stag Hounds Exford Show.
The Exmoor Pony Society breed show also takes place at this location on the same day - so a great day out for Exmoor pony enthusiasts!
To enter Exford Show visit http://exfordshow.co.uk
Sun 13 Aug - MEPBG Exmoor Pony Classes (Brendon Show) The MEPBG Exmoor Pony Classes include Championships for both Pedigree and Non-Pedigree/Purebred Exmoor ponies, including Unhandled Mares & Foals exhibited in their own pens. The secretary is Mrs Maria Floyd. Entries on the day except unhandled pony classes. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 16 Aug - Photographing Exmoor Ponies in the wild. On Jamie's popular photography workshops, he'll show you how to get lovely photographs of free roaming Exmoor Ponies and give hints and tips on how you can improve your photography. Cost : £25.- per person Duration : 2-3 hours Meeting point to be arranged. Please contact Jamie direct either by email: email@example.com phone : 0791 9967500
26 Sept - Exmoor Ponies & Their Future Talk Best-selling author Dawn Westcott will be giving a talk about Exmoor ponies and her books Wild Pony Whispering, Wild Stallion Whispering and Wild Herd Whispering at the Appledore Book Festival in North Devon at 3pm.
8 Nov 2017 - Exmoor Pony Talk - West Somerset National Trust
Dawn Westcott will be giving a talk on Exmoor Ponies & Their Future for the West Somerset National Trust. Starts at 2.30pm for around an hour with questions. Sacred Heart Church, Minehead. Advance booking only. Tickets available from
Exmoor Pony Moorland Walks Discover and learn about beautiful Exmoor National Park, accompanied by Exmoor ponies. We'll be organising some dates to explore Exmoor National Park with Exmoor ponies this year. Please register your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wild Pony Whispering Workshops There will be various Exmoor Pony workshops taking place with Dawn Westcott at Holt Ball Farm during the year. Dawn is author of best-sellers, Wild Pony Whispering &Wild Stallion Whispering, co-founder of the Exmoor Pony Project and Holtball Herd 11 Exmoor ponies, and twice international horse agility world champion with Exmoor stallion Hawkwell Versuvius 'Bear'. To register your interest please email email@example.com.
Foreland Herd 423 Walk & Talk The North Devon National Trust will be hosting a Walk & Talk at Kipscombe, Countisbury, Exmoor National Park, to showcase the Foreland Herd 423 Exmoor ponies. Date and time to be confirmed soon. To register your interest in attending please contact: Kelly Bezer MRICS, Killerton House, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE. Telephone: 01392 883136. Email firstname.lastname@example.org