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The Society maintains its own stud book and registers, and licenses all approved Dales Pony Stallions. It runs a Spring and a Summer breed show, a Performance show, an Annual Points Scheme, a Midlands show, a Southern show, an East Anglian show, an Annual Pleasure Ride and an Annual Driving Rally. A newsletter is published for Members in the Spring and Autumn.
Patron - HRH the Prince of Wales
Supported by a grant from the Horserace Betting Levy Board
Schedule for the 2015 Native Pony Festival.
The Show is on Sunday 28 June held at Crescent Farm, Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne. Very good road links, with the show field just 250 yards off the A69. A comprehensive schedule of classes for Native Ponies with the full range of NPS qualifiers. The show is also affiliated to NCPA, TSR, Equifest and every breed society. They have tried their best to source judges out with the area to provide exhibitors with fresh faces in the ring. They hope you will be able to make it along to this year's event which promises to be a great day and one not to miss for any Native enthusiast.
Spring Show Results
Derbyshire Fell, Dales & Highland Show schedule and entry form on the Events page.
Cumbria Fell and Dales Show schedule and entry form on the Events page.
Details on how to win fantastic prizes each month with the new Native Pony Magazine summer points championship
Another affiliated show in Scotland is the Inchcoonans Spring Show on the Sunday 17 May 2015. See the Events page for more details.
Please make yourself aware of changes in legislation relating to the issue and updating of equine passports that came into effect on 1 February 2014. Defra has informed the Society that further changes will be made this year and in 2016 to the format of passports and to the minimum operating standards for organisations, such as the Dales Pony Society, that process equine passports. Please check regularly the new Passports page and the Services page for the most up to date information.
Diary date for the Rare Breeds of the Year Show is Saturday 3 October 2015.
2015 Points Competition Form available here or on the Society page
The HBLB is continuing to support the CEM voucher scheme that was trialled in 2013, to cover the cost of the laboratory fee for testing of stallions that have not previously been tested for CEM. To qualify for the free test, swabs must be taken by a veterinary surgeon. They must be accompanied by the HBLB voucher , attached, completed and signed by both the stud/owner and the vet, and sent to one of the 3 participating labs. The lab will report the results of the test back to the vet and there will be no lab fee for the owner/vet.
Horserace Betting Levy Board Online 2013 Code of Practice at codes.hblb.org.uk
For £10 you can place an advert on the Sales List on the website. This covers 3 months for both the Word document and the website page entry
DNA testing for Foal Immunodeficiency Syndrome (FIS) continues to be available through the Society. Please contact the Secretary for sample bags and arranging the test with the Animal Health Trust. The fee is £50.00 for each test for UK members from 1 January 2012.
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