- City: Anglesey
- County: Ceredigion
- Police Incident Number: S113068
- Police Force: North Wales Police - Heddlu Gogledd Cymru / Heddlu Gogledd Cymru 0845 607 1002
- Listed: August 3, 2015 1:33 pm
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Historic horse equipment has been stolen from Anglesey.
The military-style horse equipment was of significant historic value, with some items believed to date back to 1905.
Amongst the items stolen were:
2 x breastplates with girth attached
French light cavalry stirrups
2 x sheepskin seat savers with scallop edging
2 x Shibrakes Velice (i.e. spare rug) with V11 H on the side (7th Hazaars)
2 x Shibrakes numnah
2 x saddles (One saddle was dating back to 1905 with no pads for the wither, had new girth straps and the cantle bent over and one was a military style saddle
3 x English leather headcollars
1 x Myler 5 ½ inch bit
1 x hanging cheek piece bit
3 x Military bridles
2 x French surcingle girth with chrome D ring with belt
1 x Set of black stirrup leathers with safety stirrups
1 x English leather bridle – black, no bit
All items also had the initials I.W and M.W marked on them.
Inspector Gethin Jones said: “The items stolen are of historic significance and someone out there know of its whereabouts.
“We would urge anyone with stables or horses to speak to their equestrian neighbours to keep an eye out for one another, and report any suspicious activity to us.
“Our enquiries are ongoing however we would appeal to anybody who may know of the whereabouts of the stolen equipment, or anybody who may have seen it, to contact us immediately.”
Anybody with information should contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference number S113068