A woman known as the Exmoor Pony whisperer is calling for more action to protect what is an endangered breed.
Dawn Westcott says anyone can learn the techniques she has developed to build a bond with these wild animals.
She told our reporter Bob Cruwys something of her methods.
Dawn runs The Moorland Exmoor Foal Project with her husband Nick and believes the techniques she's developed can help protect this endangered Exmoor icon.
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The Met Office issued yellow severe weather warnings while cautioning the public that the chilly weather will continue.
After a frosty and icy start on Wednesday, the South West is expected to stay sunny but cold.
After a frosty and icy start on Wednesday, the West region is expected to stay sunny and cold.