Scottish Highland Ponies

The time-honoured tradition of using Highland Ponies to retrieve harvested deer from the mountainous terrain of the Scottish Highlands is still maintained by many shooting estates.

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Sometimes it is through necessity due to lack of roads and impassable terrain – even for today’s agile quad bikes.

Other times, it is the various estates wanting to hang on to the old shooting traditions that made Scotland famous as a world premier stalking destination.

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