Sites where you can learn more about:

Fells and their uses, their abilities, their history and their modern day breeders and enthusiasts.

All these links leave the Museum site. Use the Back button to return.

If you find a broken link please let us know. There are so many here that it is difficult to ensure they all remain current.

http://www.fellponysociety.org.uk/ - The home of the Fell Pony Society's web site. First place to look for breed standards, breeders in Britain, Europe and America, Fell pony Sales list, merchandise including Stud Books, show results and assorted contact addresses.

http://www.bhs.org.uk/ - British Horse Society.

http://www.nationalponysociety.org.uk/about/ab_fr.htm - National Pony Society (British).

http://www.rbst.org.uk/ - Rare Breeds Survival Trust (British). Equine breeds at risk are listed.

http://www.imh.org/ - International Museum of the Horse, at the Kentucky Horse Park (USA): Fell Pony page.

The American Livestock Conservancy

http://www.tulliehouse.co.uk/ - Tullie House Museum, Carlisle, Cumbria, UK; site shows reconstructed version of Hadrian's wall; actual museum has much data on Northern Cumbrian history.

http://www.thenativepony.com - magazine devoted to British Native Ponies.

http://www.lakelandmuseum.org.uk/ - Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry, Kendal, Cumbria UK

http://www.kendalmuseum.org.uk/ - Kendal Museum, Kendal, Cumbria UK


Organisations and groups from which you can obtain direct information:

Fell Pony Society. The office of the Fell Pony Society of Great Britain. Secretary: Contact Mrs Katherine Wilkinson, Ion House, Great Asby, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6HD, England. +44 (0) 1768 353100. Please note that the Society's address will change in early 2014. If this page is not updated check with the FPS web site http://www.fellponysociety.org.uk/.


Also see the Thanks page for the many resources from which this site was built.

ponies carrying packs

ponies carrying panniers

pony trotting