Exmoor Sentence Examples
The area thus defined, however, includes not only Exmoor but the Brendon and Quantock Hills east of it.
Large tracts are still uncultivated; and the wild red deer and native Exmoor pony are characteristic of the district.
Exmoor is noted for its stag hunting.
In The Chase of the Wild Red Deer, Mr Collyns says that the earliest record of a pack of staghounds in the Exmoor district is in 1598, when Hugh Polland, Queen Elizabeth's ranger, kept one at Simonsbath.
The succeeding rangers of Exmoor forest kept up the pack until some 200 years ago, the hounds subsequently passing into the possession of Mr Walter of Stevenstone, an ancestor of the Rolle family.Advertisement
The plateau culminates in the barren heathy upland of Exmoor, which slopes gently southward from a general elevation of 1600 ft., and is almost without inhabitants.
In the other horned breeds, the Dorset and Somerset, Limestone, Exmoor, Old Norfolk, and Western or Old Wiltshire, both sexes have horns.
The Exmoor is a horned breed of Devonshire moorland, one of the few remaining remnants of direct descent from the old forest breeds of England.
Native ponies include those variously known as Welsh, New Forest, Exmoor, Dartmoor, Cumberland and Westmorland, Fell, Highland, Highland Garron, Celtic, Shetland and Connemara.
A really efficient, double-layered waterproof winter coat is essential to an Exmoor pony living on hill ground in winter.Advertisement
On top of Exmoor, the snow was two or three inches deep and the road conditions were a little dicey in places.
The access roads on the southern flanks of Exmoor should be closed.
Mr Wright was filmed chasing two foxes across Exmoor along with two hounds.
In September of 1987, a large black panther or puma crossed a forestry track near Luxborough on the Brendon Hills near Exmoor.
Cress is my favorite Exmoor pony in many ways.Advertisement
I walked with the local ramblers around Exmoor and North Devon, learning the area and stories.
In contrast, you could explore the wilds of Exmoor National Park.
The mountain breeds include the Cheviot, Scotch Black-face, Lonk, Rough Swaledale, Derbyshire Gritstone, Penistone, Limestone, Herdwick, Dartmoor, Exmoor and Welsh Mountain.
The white-faced breeds include the Leicester, Border Leicester, Lincoln, Kentish, Cheviot, Ryeland, Devon Longwool, South Devon, Dorset and Somerset Horn, Limestone, Penistone, Exmoor and Roscommon.
The location is idyllic, with mature gardens, terraced lawns and views across the valley to the Brendon Hills & Exmoor.Advertisement
Exmoor also has a zoological park with 170 species of wildlife.