RSPCA Cymru is appealing for the owner of a one-eyed pony found in Torfaen to come forward.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after the little Shetland type pony was found off the main road in Varteg.

Varteg pony 1RSPCA animal welfare officer Sian Burton said: “This pony is in a good condition so we think he is owned by someone.

“He has his right eye missing – which is most probably an old injury – although it is weeping a bit.

“I think someone has lost him – and he belongs to someone.”

The pony has been moved to a stables nearby for safe keeping until his owner is found.

Anyone who may have information about this pony should contact the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line on 0300 123 8018.

If you would like to help the RSPCA, you can give £3 now by texting HELP to 78866 (text costs £3 + one standard network rate message).