Thursday, 16 June 2011

Vintage Finds: One Eared Pony

When I saw this poor pony at the auction I had to leave a bid....he has one ear, half a mane & tail & is somewhat 'pre-loved' but adorable nonetheless.
As luck would have it I was the high bidder (probably nobody else wanted a One Eared Pony) so I collected him & brought him home today.
Despite his advanced years he still has a lovely 'outline' & stands nice & square - Dylan could take a few tips from him!

Click on the photo for a larger view.

Speaking of Dylan...he has pulled a ligament (we think it is from cavorting in the field with the other horses) so is currently on anti inflammatory medication & on box rest - also known as Happily Standing In Your Stable All Day Eating Hay.
Hopefully he should be OK in a couple of weeks time.

As promised...drum roll please...the winner of our caption competition is Sue at Dollytub Cottage - Sue please let me know your address & your (little) prize will be on it's way!


  1. What a lovely pony, I would have taken him home also. Have a great weekend.
    Jo xx

  2. If I had been at the auction, I would definitely have bid on him. So glad he has gone to a good home.
    Congratulations to Sue!

  3. Sorry to hear Dylan is poorly. Your little pony is lovely i would have given him a loving home also ;-)) Have a lovely weekend, dee x

  4. Yes, I would have had to bid on him too - just my sort of pony.

  5. Me too, it's a good job we weren't at the auction or the price would have gone sky high!

  6. i love the pony- im amazed what people want to sell and giveaway...all the better for thrifty people though ;0)x

  7. I like him. Also love your cantilever sewing box...I finally bought one at the weekend, they are brilliant.

  8. love the little pony, I'm sure you'll e able to bring him back to "show show condition"!

    Sorry to hear about Dylan being on box rest...that'll be a bale of hay a day then!

  9. good Jane, the horse is delicious
    and ruined it even more fascinating,
    are the signs of aging.
    a hug
    Suzy x

  10. I would have done the same as you and brought the one eared pony home. He is lovely.

    Sympathies with the Box Rest. One of ours has been on Box Rest for a month (laminitis, thankfully caught early) and is delighted to now go out in the field every day. It`s hard work for the humans as well as the horses.....

  11. Your pony is a lovely buy and looks just right in front of the fireplace.

    P.S. Hope Dylan is on the mend.