Native & Rare Breed Exhibition 2010 We are indebted to the following Exhibitors for bringing their animals, crafts, demonstrations and talks who without their support the Exhibition would not exist EQUINE American Saddlebred Horse Brought by Mrs Linda Colquhoun – Scoffield American Saddlebred Horse - Marginata has been promoting her breed for 18 years! Winning many Championships in her youth, Marginata is the First Coloured Saddlebred to be born in Europe! Welsh Mountain Pony Section B Brought by Mrs Linda Colquhoun – Scoffield Caitlin’s Naughty but Nice' (Dilly’s to her friends) is a true type of the breed. Though petite she makes up for it in personality. She has shown from 3 weeks old, very successfully. Now 4 years old and ready to start a ridden career. Welsh Section A Pony Brought by Angela Cairns New Forest Pony Brought by Mrs Stephanie Kerry Caspian Horse Society Brought by Penny Walster Bathley Hill Stud are breeders of Sports and Show Ponies using only the best British, German and Dutch bloodlines. Home to rare breed Caspian and Irish Draught horses.www.bathleyhillfarmlivery.com Exmoor Ponies Brought by Louise Graham Equestrian Life Editor Louise Graham is kindly supporting the event with Hawkwell Robert Redford and Hawkwell Giacontti. Beautiful Exmoor Ponies that were bred on Exmoor and are full brothers. Fell Pony’s Brought by Angela Cairns Fell pony society – Meet these versatile ponies that roamed the Northern Fells for generations. In times past they were used for many different jobs and are now making great family ponies for riding & driving. The Fell Pony Society will be on hand with their stall and merchandise along with ponies to say hello to. Brought by Nicola Ash & Karen Duncan Nicola Ash & Karen Duncan from the Fell Fields Stud will be bringing Ludworth Viking a black 9 year old Stallion Fell Pony & Ludworth Viking Silver. A Grey 6 year old Fell Gelding. Also attending will be Notlaw linnet a 22 year old Fell Mare. Not too be missed! Brought by Mrs J Mackenzie ‘Bretherdale Jack’ is a 12 year old Ridden Fell Pony. He does in Hand & Ridden Show classes. Jack is an extremely good child’s hack. Originally the breed was used as a pack animal carrying lead. Jack this year is taking part in the Christmas Grotto and all children are welcome to come and see him and all the surprises he has in store. Highland Pony Brought by Mrs Louise Bateman Whattonvale Mistral pure Highland Filly that was born this year and her first ‘official outing’. So come and say hello to this outstanding pony. Haflinger Horses Brought by C Hill & Jo Gleadle Haflinger Horses- The Golden Horse with the Golden Heart! They Haflinger Horse Society will be on hand to answer all those important questions. Mules Brought by Mr Paul Kitchen & Miss Janice Prior Three of the largest British Mules in the UK are coming to do a display and provide entertainment to everyone. Come and see Ruby, Muriel & Major, the friendliest and impressive animals ever. Talk to Jan & Paul and learn all about how great these animals are and why they are so passionate and love them so much. Connemara Ponies Brought By Debbie Nickson Connemara's originate from County Galway, Western Ireland, and are extremely hardy, versatile with a superb jumping ability and balanced paces. This makes them ideal for dressage. These fabulous ponies can turn their 'hooves' to anything including Driving, Hunting, Long Distance Riding & Working Hunter Ponies. Welsh Section B Pony Brought by Mrs J Mackensie ‘Misty of Kinnards’ is 9 year old. Commenced indoor driving trials in 2009 and shows In Hand, Long rein and Show Classes. She is being displayed as a shepherding pony. White Donkey Brought by Mrs J Mackensie ‘John Barley Corn’ is approximately a 14 year old donkey. He goes into church and appeared in a pageant at York minster. He also does garden parties, carries Father Christmas and appears in Nativity plays. HEAVY HORSES The National Brewery Centre Shire Horse Brought by Andrew Whetton Andrew used to deliver beer for Thwaites Brewery before coming to The Brewery Centre and was National Champion Driver in 2004. He now judges both Shires and Clydesdales and has been invited to judge at the National Shire Show in 2011. Louis is a five year-old Shire gelding who stands 17.2hh (that’s nearly 6 feet high!). He regularly appears at The Brewery Centre for promotional work and, along with head horseman Andrew Whetton, performed the first horse-drawn beer delivery in Burton-onTrent for 43 years in March this year. The plan is to make this a weekly delivery run with the help of the centre’s two young horses, Major and Trooper. Clydesdale Horses Brought by William & Dorothy Combe Eminent breed of Clydesdale Horses based in South Lanarkshire, the original home of the Clydesdale breed. Mr & Mrs Combe breed show in hand and drive their horses in an assortment of carts. Not too be missed! Brought by Mr Graham Roberts Kenyon Working Heavy Horses, Wheelwright Horse Drawn Machine Renovation. A demonstration of Horse Drawn Hay making, cultivation and seed sewing machines. Www.kenyonworking horses.co.uk SHEEP Norfolk Horns Brought by Phil Pennington The Norfolk Horn is one of the oldest Breeds of Sheep in the UK. The founder of the wool industry in the East Anglia based around Worsted, Norfolk Lincoln Long Wools Brought by J Chantry Flock of Lincoln Longwool Sheep in the traditional setting of a Shepherds Huts, with a display of farming bygones and the shepherd’s fire! James is a young lad who drives a vintage tractor pulling the Shepherds hut and it takes him a few hours to get here so come along and speak with him, as it makes it a worthwhile trip to let him share his knowledge with you. South Down Sheep Brought by Mr Dylan Williams As an Exhibitor to the Showing World, Dylan Williams is on hand to answer any questions you want to give him about this endearing and loveable breed of sheep. North Ronaldsey Sheep Brought by M J & H Hodgins The North Ronaldsey Sheep are the Famous Seaweed eating sheep that come from the Island of the same name situated in the Orkney’s. They are small & fine boned and are classed as primitives! Come and learn how they manage to survive on such a specialised diet. Hebridean Sheep Brought by M J Hodgins Teeswater Sheep Breeders' Association Brought by Mr T Barker Scotch Bred Cross Sheep Brought by Mr T Barker Shetland Sheep Brought by Mr Neville & Maureen Turner on behalf of the Rare Breed Survival Trust Hampshire Brought by Mr Neville & Maureen turner on behalf of the Rare Breed Survival Trust Galway Sheep Brought by Dominic Heneghan Dominic Heneghan is a Senior Lecturer from the local Brackenhurst College and will be on hand to talk about the Galway Sheep and other animals the Trent University Farm produce down on the Nottingham Trent University farm. PIGS Berkshire Brought by Sharon Barnfield Berkshire Breeders Club, promoting the breeding of quality stock, helping breeders through the website and workshops to get the best out of the breed for both meat production and enjoyment. Hampshire Brought by Sue Hutson Large Blacks Brought by R & PM Horsley Large White Brought by R & PM Horsley Oxford & Sandy Blacks Brought by R & PM Horsley Saddle Backs Brought by J Wreakes Middle White Pig Breeders Club Stand Welsh Brought by R & PM Horsley Pig Breeder & Show Expert County Show Commentator and all round pig expert Marlene Renshaw will be on hand to answer those questions you need to know about pig husbandry. CATTLE Highland Cattle Brought by Miss Fiona & Miss Emma Dale Come and meet 'Izzie' the Highland calf born this year - a real beauty that’s already been to all the shows with her mother! Now going it alone! Brought by Tracey Noy Tracy is a first timer to the Exhibition – so come and break her in gently! Lincoln Reds Brought by Lincoln Red Cattle Society The Lincoln Red cattle Society are delighted to be part of the 3rd Native & rare Breed Exhibition and the 8th Vintage & Heritage Show. Lincoln Reds, a Native Breed are ideally suited to low input farming policies and markets. They welcome visitors to their stand – which will be something not too be missed! Www.lincolnredcattlesociety.co.u Belted Galloways Brought by B Burgess The Belted Galloway is a rare breed of beef cattle originating from Galloway in South West Scotland. It has adapted to living on the poor upland pastures and windswept moorlands of that region. A definite winner in looks! Dexter Cattle Brought by L Moore Learn about young Lewis Moore's Dexter cattle and his butter and cheese making kits. Midlands & East Anglian Hereford Breeders Association Brought by A Pittam The Midlands & East Anglia Hereford Breed Association hopes to demonstrate how they prepare their cattle for the show ring. Jersey Brought by Mrs Timbury Jersey is a very Old breed of Dairy Cattle originating from the Channel Islands. Now they have spread all over the world. Their milk is very good for cheese making and very creamy and golden in colour. Shetland cattle Brought by Brought by Mr Neville & Maureen Turner on behalf of the Rare Breed Survival Trust CRAFT Stick maker Mr D Gater Author Mrs Lorna Laidler Mrs Laidler writes Countryside books and will be on hand to talk about her books with book signing taking place during the weekend. Hand Spinning Exhibition Mrs C Brown Bring Your Pet Hair and have its hair spun as you watch, then take your yarn home. On going demonstration using various fibres, including pet hair, wool, cotton and silk. WW1 Memoraibilia Mr I Douglas WW1 Memorabilia for Tank corps, radio controlled ¼ scale Foster MK1V Female Tank Farm Tool Bygones Mr D Wattam & Mr R Spendlow On view will be the huge collection of Old Farm Tools, Bygones and over 100 Named Hessian Sacks which has taken over 20 years to collect. Lincolnshire Stick Makers Mr D Blanch & Mr & Mrs Bell Lincolnshire Stick Makers will be displaying a selection of Cooks, Market sticks & Cardigan stick. Demonstrations also include the forming of Horn Handles by top stick makers. Border Stick Dressers Association Mr Wilf Laidler Borders Stick Dressers Association will be on display to show you the art of Stick dressing the making of Shepherds, Crooks and Walking sticks from natural materials Horse Brasses & Horse Harness Decorations Brought by Mr A Hopkinson Horse Brass & Harness Decoration collection - one of the biggest in the UK! Hand Pushed & Horse Drawn Lifters & Toppers Brought by Mr N Birkett A selection of Farming Bygones used in the field before Steam and Tractors. Not to be missed! CHARITIES Northcote Heavy Horse Centre Terena Bolam Registered Charity that supports the Exhibition year in year out with Samson the Shire Horse quietly standing for Vaulting, Armoured Horse Mojo and this year a talk on the Friesian Horses. Never a quiet moment at this stall! Bransby Home of Rest For Horses Bransby has been rescuing and caring for horses, ponies, donkeys and mules for over 40 years. In that time over 1000 animals have benefited from the service they provide, they collect used stamps . British Trust for Conservation Volunteers The charity was set up in 1959, and has a successful history of environmental conservation volunteering throughout the UK and around the world. Why don’t you come and see if you can make a difference in the area you live and learn new skills. So come and meet the team. Rushcliffe Barn Owl Project The Rushcliffe Barn Owl Project is now 14 years old and has proven very successful. They have now raised 500 Barn Owl fledglings in their boxes throughout the Rushcliffe Borough, so make sure you come and support this very worthwhile cause. Derek Tindalls Birds of Prey Display Derek’s first visit to the Exhibition and is bringing an array of Birds for us to enjoy. He also organises hawking days , falconry courses and special occasions falconer & falcon in period dress when requested. Avon Valley Ferrets and Polecat Conservation Tame polecats & working ferrets from the Avon Valley ferret - polecat Conservation will be on display for you to learn about Paul and his crew will teach you the art of Net making and how to work your ferrets . OUTSIDE DISPLAYS Static Engine Brought by Mr P Barker Wolsley Engine powering a Fullwood milking machine & milk cooler along with various dairy items. Threshing Machine & Traction Engine Mr Paul Duxbury & Phil Clements Display to traditional threshing run through a Marshalls Threshing drum and driven by a 1894 Marshall Agricultural Traction Engine.