The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #100552   Message #2018421
Posted By: Jack Campin
06-Apr-07 - 01:55 PM
Thread Name: BS: Last pit pony dies
Subject: RE: BS: Last pit pony dies
According to the information at the Scottish Mining Museum (a few minutes from here), pit ponies were brought to the surface for two or three weeks a year to graze in open fields. They had to be dragged back down screaming.