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Alfie (Ladysmith Alpha)

Alfie was born in 2016. He was dad to Archie.

Archie (Dyfed Liberation)

Archie was born in June 2019 and very sadly died in November 2019. He was a sweet little thing, curious and friendly, and loved a good scratch. I will miss him very much on our next visit đŸ˜¦ We were lucky enough to meet him when he was only a few days old. His mum […]

Ash

Fraxinus excelsior

Azure Damselfly

Coenagrion puella

Barren Strawberry

Potentilla sterilis

Beautiful Demoiselle

Calopteryx virgo

Beech

Fagus sylvatica

Bella, Mai, Gwen & Enya

Enya and Gwen were born in 2018 – Gwen is the white foal and Enya is the more traditionally donkey-coloured foal. Bella is Enya’s mum and Mai is Gwen’s mum.

Bifid Hemp-nettle

Galeopsis bifida

Black Darter

Sympetrum danae

Black Medick

Medicago lupulina

Blackthorn

Prunus spinosa

Blue-tailed Damselfly

Ischnura elegans

Bluebell

Hyacinthoides non-scripta

Bog Asphodel

Narthecium ossifragum

Bogbean

Menyanthes trifoliata

Bonus (Cotebrook Dark Lady)

Bonus was born in 2002. She’s the oldest horse on the farm. She was mum to Archie.

Bramble

Rubus fruticosus

Broad-bodied Chaser

Libellula depressa

Brown Hawker

Aeshna grandis

Bryn (Penlan Bryn Tirion)

Bryn was born in 2016 (I think) and is half-brother to Santes. His mum accidentally rolled on him when he was a foal, so he’s a bit wonky looking, but is still gorgeous. He’s very sweet and he’s my daughter’s favourite. Don’t tell the others!

Bush Vetch

Vicia sepium

Cat’s Ear

Hypochaeris radicata

Celt (Dyfed Grey Celt or Major Mercury)

Celt was born in May 2005 at Dyfed Shires and was given the name Dyfed Grey Celt. He left the farm when he was 3 years old to join the Household Cavalry. He’s now a drum horse and was renamed Major Mercury when he finished training. I’ve not met him as he left the farm […]

Columbine

Aquilegia vulgaris

Common Blue Damselfly

Enallagma cyathigerum

Common Darter

Sympetrum striolatum

Common Sorrel

Rumex acetosa

Common Valerian

Valeriana officinalis

Common Vetch

Vicia sativa

Cowslip

Primula veris

Creeping Buttercup

Ranunculus repens

Cuckooflower

Cardamine pratensis

Daffodil

Narcissus pseudonarcissus

Daisy

Bellis perennis

Dandelion

Taraxacum officinale

Dog Rose

Rosa canina

Dog Violet

Viola riviniana

Ed (Sedgemoor Bosley Pride)

Ed was born in 2014 and was bought as a yearling by Dyfed Shires in 2016. He used to regularly pull the cart for visitors. In December 2019 he left the farm to join the Household Cavalry to train to be a drum horse. A Dyfed Shires horse (Celt) is already a drum horse in […]

Emerald Damselfly

Lestes sponsa

English Elm

Ulmus procera

English Oak

Quercus robur

European Larch

Larix decidua

Field Scabious

Knautia arvensis

Flash Harry (Caerberllan Flash Harry)

Flash Harry was born on 9th April 2019 and came to Dyfed Shires in December 2019. He’s very cute! đŸ™‚

Four-spotted Chaser

Libellula quadrimaculata

Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea

Fred (Milnerfield Jack)

Fred was born in 2017.

Garlic Mustard

Alliaria petiolata

Golden-ringed Dragonfly

Cordulegaster boltonii

Golden-Saxifrage (opposite leaved)

Chrysosplenium oppositifolia

Gorse

Ulex europaeus

Greater Stitchwort

Stellaria holostea

Green Field Speedwell

Veronica agrestis

Ground Ivy

Glechoma hederacea

Hairy Bittercress

Cardamine hirsuta

Hawthorn

Crategus monogyna

Hazel

Corylus avellana

Hedge Woundwort

Stachys sylvatica

Hemp Agrimony

Eupatorium cannabinum

Herb Robert

Geranium robertianum

Holly

Ilex aquifolium

Horse Chestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum

Ivy-leaved Toadflax

Cymbalaria muralis

Knapweed

Centaurea nigra

Lady’s Mantle

Alchemilla vulgaris

Large Red Damselfly

Pyrrhosoma nymphula

Lesser Celandine

Ranunculus ficaria

Llamas

Marsh Mallow

Althaea officinalis

Meadow Buttercup

Ranunculus acris

Meadowsweet

Filipendula ulmaria

Merlin (Dyfed Merlin)

Merlin was born in May 2018. His mum was Beauty who sadly died when he was only 6 months old.

Morgana (Dyfed Morgana LaFey)

Morgana was born in June 2018 and we were lucky enough to meet her when she was only one month old. Her mum is Willa-Rose and her grandma is Pansy.

Navelwort

Umbilicus rupestris

Opposite-leaved Golden-saxifrage

Chrysosplenium oppositifolium

Pansy (Metheringham Upton Pansy)

Pansy was born in 2007. She’s mum to Willa-Rose, and grandma to Morgana.

Pinky & Perky

Pixie & Trixie

Primrose

Primula vulgaris

Purple Loosetrife

Lythrum salicaria

Ragged Robin

Lychnis flos-cuculi

Ragwort

Senecio jacobaea

Red Campion

Silene dioica

Red Clover

Trifolium pratense

Red Dead-nettle

Lamium purpureum

Redshank

Persicaria maculosa

Ribwort Plantain

Plantago lanceolata

Rosebay Willowherb

Chamerion angustifolium

Rowan

Sorbus aucuparia

Santes (Dyfed St Helena)

Santes was born in 2008. She’s half-sister to Bryn. She’s currently expecting a foal in April 2020.

Selfheal

Prunella vulgaris

Small Red Damselfly

Ceriagrion tenellum

Snake’s Head Fritillary

Fritillaria meleagris

Snowdrop

Galanthus nivalis

Southern Hawker

Aeshna cyanea

Spear Thistle

Cirsium vulgare

Spreading Yellow-Sorrel

Oxalis corniculata

Sweet Chestnut

Castanea sativa

Sycamore

Acer pseudoplatanus

Thrift

Armeria maritima

Thyme-leaved Speedwell

Veronica serpyllifolia

Variable Damselfly

Coenagrion pulchellum

Water Mint

Mentha aquatica

Welsh Poppy

Meconopsis cambrica

White Clover

Trifolium repens

White Musk Mallow

Malva moschata

Wild Basil

Clinopodium vulgare

Wild Strawberry

Fragaria vesca

Willa Rose (Dyfed Willa Rose)

Willa Rose was born in 2013. Her Mum is Pansy. She’s mum to Morgana.

Wood Anemone

Anemone nemorosa

Wood Avens

Geum urbanum

Wood Betony

Betonica officinalis

Wood Sorrel

Oxalis acetosella

Yellow Loosestrife

Lysimachia vulgaris

Yellow Rattle

Rhinanthus minor

Yew

Taxus baccata