Tony the Pony loves playing football with his owner Kristy Simpson, 37, at home near Leeds, West Yorks. See SWNS story SWLEpony: A pony owner has offered her colt's services to his favourite club - after he became obsessed with playing FOOTBALL. Taking after superstar 'Neigh-mar', one-year-old Tony the pony has developed a love for the ball after his owner Kristy Simpson, 37, got him one to play with as a foal. Since he first encountered the toy ball, Tony has mastered his footballing skills - despite popping ten balls in the process of learning his silky tricks. Kristy has offered his services to poorly-performing local side Huddersfield Town - who sit at the foot of the Premier League - and reckons he would be a valuable addition to their squad.