East Lothian has become home to a group of endangered ponies which are helping to conserve two of its most famous landmarks.
Thirteen of the hardy male animals have been living on historic Traprain Law for the past 18 months and another six will move on to North Berwick Law next month.
The Exmoor ponies’ grazing helps improve the grassland condition of the hills, allowing wildflowers to flourish and encouraging wildlife.
Liz Mercer (61) from Haddington, is a volunteer who had been looking after the ponies on Traprain for the Moorland Mousie Trust, which finds good grazing sites for the Exmoor ponies.
Full feature in the East Lothian News - on sale now.