§ Mr. H. JONES
asked the Minister of Agriculture what grants are available for the improvement of the various breeds of horses?
Sir A. BOSCAWEN
Grants to the total value of £22,700 will be available in the current year for the improvement of horse breeding, as follow:
£ 60 King's (and super) premiums to thoroughbred stallions for the service of half-bred mares 15,300 15 Ministry's premiums to thorough-bred stallions (including two Cleveland bay stallions) for the service of half-bred mares 3,400 Premiums to pony stallions as follow for the service of mares of their particular breed: Riding ponies (five premiums) 800 Welsh cob (including Welsh roadsters), 22 premiums 2,100 Dales ponies (four premiums) 350 Fell ponies (five premiums) 425 New Forest ponies (10 premiums) 50 Welsh mountain ponies (44 premiums) 275 Total £22,700