Help Our Ponies

The National Coal Mining Museum for England has given two rescued Welsh ponies, Eric and Ernie, safe new homes after they were abandoned.

They are kept company by Finn, a Clydesdale heavy horse, a breed which is at risk of extinction, and Bud, a blue and white cob. Together, they help to honour the memories of the pit ponies that once lived and worked here at Caphouse Colliery and the other mines across England’s coalfields.

Please click on the links below to find out more about Finn, Eric, Ernie and Bud, and to see how you can help them.

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