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Pony

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 25 pounds.
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But the ponies give me so much joy and when I go to visit them, they make me forget about my disabilities.
Featured in this latest publication are stories of the training of pit ponies and the lads who worked with them; the ponies at shows and races; the dangers that men and the ponies faced; and finally the day when horse power came to an end when the last pit pony left ellington Colliery in 1994.
I must have been spotted as a lad with potential because after another few months had passed by I was asked by the horsekeeper in the stables if I wanted to earn a little extra money by breaking in one of the new batch of ponies that had just come down the pit.
As pits grew deeper and thicker seams were worked, ponies were used for moving tubs underground.
They established the wild ponies grazing the Carneddau Mountains are a genetically unique population, which should be conserved to safeguard their existence.
Researchers from Aberystwyth University have discovered that the wild ponies grazing the Carneddau Mountains in Gwynedd are a genetically exclusive population.
Vohra gave away cheques worth 30,000 rupees to about 80 pony owners who had lost their horses and ponies during the pilgrimage.
After giving chase, she managed to contain one of the ponies in the front garden of her home in Verulam Close.
But ponies are often overworked and owners have little knowledge of how to look after them or how to treat them when they get sick or are injured.
The cross-party petitions committee agreed to write to ministers seeking "assurances" that pit ponies would not be allowed if mines reopened.
Ponies must not be confused with miniature horses as they are a completely different thing.