Kingshaugh Native Ponies are situated at The Leat, East Drayton, Retford, Nottinghamshire. The prefix Kingshaugh is taken from the local 13th century hunting lodge of Kingshaugh which translated from the original Saxon means "King's Enclosure". The hunting lodge was used by King John, of the Robin Hood legend. East Drayton was part of the hunting grounds where the King came to hunt deer etc. The ancient manor house is a local landmark and place of interest, see links for more information.