A Bouncing Baby Filly Arrives
We are so excited as our one and only foal to be born to the Suffolk Punch Trust this year arrived at 8pm on April 26, Colony Dorothy, or affectionately known as little Dot.
Dorothy is being pampered by all but most of all by Veteran mum, mare Colony Olive who is 15 years old and fortunately has had a text book pregnancy and birth, she is absolutely wonderful with all of her foals and adores her little girl as we all do here.
Tracey Pettitt, Stud Manager at the Suffolk Punch Trust,said: “We have had other foals born this year, but this is the first one belonging to the Trust, so we are very excited”.
Dorothy will stay with The Suffolk Punch Trust to continue with the breeding program to help boost the numbers of this critically endangered horse.
Emma Grace, stud groom at the Suffolk Punch Trust says
“All of Olive’s babies have a very kind natured and laid
back temperament, and little Dot is no exception. Within an hour of labour she
was born and up on her toes, she is a shy but curious little filly; often
wondering what is going on and sticking her nose into places.
“Visitors are so pleased and excited, we are over the moon.
“All the horses get on so well, they are a very close
So why not come down to the Suffolk Punch Trust and see our little Chestnut darling and all of her beautiful friends as you will be helping to save this majestic breed that
helped shape the English Countryside