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Socks the Shetland Pony Loses Out in Paternity Battle
The Telegraph ^ | 16 Jun 2013 | Victoria Ward

Posted on 06/16/2013 4:27:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A moonwalking Shetland pony who became an internet sensation has lost a paternity battle after leaving his partner to seek out a new mate.

Five-year-old Socks was put out to stud with three mares next to a loch but abandoned them after taking a shine to another filly called Kimberley on the other side of the water.

After he swam out to meet her, Kimberley gave birth to a black colt called Scamp and hair samples were sent to a DNA laboratory to determine his paternity.

But the results have confirmed that Socks, who shot to fame in a mobile phone advert in which he danced to the Fleetwood Mac song Everywhere, is not the father.

And to add insult to injury, it has appeared that another stallion might have stolen his “ladies man” crown.

In a twist the ponies’ owner likened to an episode of the Jeremy Kyle show, Scamp’s father turned out to be Nuggett, who not only impregnated Kimberley but also appears to have had his wicked way with Felicity, one of Socks’s mares, who has since given birth to a colt named Scallywag.

Mari Williamson, who runs the 200-acre Benston stud farm on Shetland, said Socks had been unlucky in love. "Socks is a bit of a Casanova, but Nuggett has beaten him to it,” she said.

“He was quicker off the draw with Kimberley and with Felicity too. The other mare he was with may or may not be pregnant. We will have to wait and see.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: bronies; mylittlepony; ponies; pony
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1 posted on 06/16/2013 4:27:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Guilty


2 posted on 06/16/2013 4:29:27 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: nickcarraway; GraceG; Zionist Conspirator
YUP.


3 posted on 06/16/2013 4:33:24 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

Until someone posts a Fluttershy pic, I just don’t care.

Palin/Fluttershy 2016


4 posted on 06/16/2013 4:46:14 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: nickcarraway
He looks like David Bowie on a good day. Ach. Spit. (provide your own accent to the previous)

/johnny

5 posted on 06/16/2013 4:46:17 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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6 posted on 06/16/2013 4:55:32 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: nickcarraway
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khMI20hGv_4
7 posted on 06/16/2013 5:00:21 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (It is the deviants who are the bullies.)
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To: EEGator

Now THAT is a pony. And anyone not agreeing is a racist traitor to America.


8 posted on 06/16/2013 5:17:34 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

...and a Nazi sympathizer.


9 posted on 06/16/2013 5:19:42 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Try this...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8IKykVvNUs


10 posted on 06/16/2013 5:19:43 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: EEGator

YAY! ;)


11 posted on 06/16/2013 5:26:20 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart; Zionist Conspirator; EEGator
LOLS!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8IKykVvNUs


12 posted on 06/16/2013 5:37:43 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

That’s one bad ass pony!


13 posted on 06/16/2013 5:41:37 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

Brony alert!


14 posted on 06/16/2013 5:42:41 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

LOL, I had to look that up. I posted it for Norm. I have never seen My Little Pony.


15 posted on 06/16/2013 5:48:06 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: KC_Lion

Fluttershy: There can be only one pony.

Palin/Fluttershy 2016..YAY!


16 posted on 06/16/2013 6:08:54 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: EEGator

So...are you a Brony?


17 posted on 06/16/2013 6:09:29 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Hey one can be a Brony and a heterosexual conservative ;)

I swear to God!!!

No I mean it. I’m straight...

Really.


18 posted on 06/16/2013 6:10:23 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Absolutely not. I don’t even have tv.


19 posted on 06/16/2013 6:19:35 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Norm Lenhart

Yeah....riiiiight!


20 posted on 06/16/2013 6:20:01 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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