The Fell Pony Family Album provides a detailed
pedigree analysis of this endangered breed,
which will hopefully aid in global breed conservation and awareness, as
well as extensive information
about the breed and its history.
After 9 years in the
making, this book will soon (finally!) be published . . .
Check back again for ordering information!
Highlights of the book include:
Complete list of currently licensed
stallions worldwide with photos from around the globe, including
photos and historical information about the breed in each country
Complete list of registered Fell pony
prefixes, including historical information about many longstanding
enthusiasts, such as the Royal Family and Beatrix Potter.
Extensive Fell Pony Stallion Family
Tree, including all stallions which ever produced registered Fells.
The tree extends
back before the studbook opened, all the way to a stallion foaled in
Comprehensive Stallion Index of
stallions shown in the tree, including data such as sire, dam,
markings, etc. Each stallion in the index is catalogued so as to
easily locate him on the
tree. This allows one to visualize
much of the pedigree on any registered pony, simply by knowing sire
maternal grandsire, in a matter of seconds!
The history includes
information about this ancient breed you won't find anywhere else,
based on the author's
own research comparing equine fossils with modern Fell radiographs
Additional chapters include
information about winners at the Breed and Stallion Shows, the breed
and color genetics, markings, as well as breeding considerations for
a small gene pool.
from The Fell Pony Family Album will benefit Fell Foal Syndrome
Research and the Fell Pony Society (UK)