18 December 1998

Little horses £850 high

AN offering of Falabella miniature horses and donkeys at Carlisle by Larchfield Special Breeds, Co Down, saw prices reach £850.

The top call came from A Savage, Wigton, Cumbria, for a 35in high miniature mare with a filly foal at foot.

A coloured mare measuring just 30.5in made £600 to P Collins, Lewes, East Sussex. Best price for donkeys was £550 given by J Cartwright, Co Down for a 33in grey-dun filly.

AVERAGES three miniature horses £683, four jenny donkeys £466 and 10 jack donkeys £327. (Harrison and Hetherington.) &#42