Exmoor Pony Society Study Day


 Sunday 18th March 2018      10 am   – 4pm

Mill Lane Stables , Brayton Nr Selby YO8 9LB

Presented by EPS panel judges Mrs Sue Burger and Mrs Amanda Hill

 Learn what judges look for , correct tack for ponies , turnout for handlers & riders and an opportunity to check your judging ability by  assessing ponies against the breed standard .

An opportunity to increase your knowledge of the Exmoor Pony , particularly valuable for those who wish to judge the breed .

Morning session        10 am .         In hand inc. youngstock/  Breed standard /                                                                                                 judging self-assessment                                                                                                    

Lunch break                12.30  – 1.30pm ( café on site )

Afternoon session      1 pm            Ridden ponies

TICKETS     pre- booked                   £12    ( Exmoor Pony Society members)

                                                             £14    ( non members)

                   On the day                      £14     ( EPS members)

                                                             £16     ( non members)

Enquiries & tickets ( cheques payable to Northern Exmoor Show , bank transfer by arrangement )  Denise Sykes . Greens Farm , Greens Lane  Stacksteads, Bacup,  Lancashire OL13 0JL

 sykes.d2@sky.com    Tel 07795 117236

******     All tickets to be collected at the venue on the day *******

Spring Despatch Deadline – Area news & Veteran Special

The deadline for the Spring Despatch is looming….1st Feb!

Please send in your area news & plans for 2018, any interesting article for consideration and don’t forget this is a “ Golden oldie” special. We need your stories and tales of your veterans. Send to either Anna Pennell or Amy Balmer as normal please


New Native Pony Show for the South



Native Pony Magazine have launched a new event for 2018, The Native Pony Show. To be held on 28th April 2018 at West Wilts Equestrian Centre, Wiltshire, BA14 6QT. The unaffiliated show will allow competitors to take part in breed specific in-hand, mixed ridden and working hunter classes. Open to all registered M&M breed owners, the Native Pony Show is anticipated to be a great day for participants. As the show is being held two weeks before Royal Windsor, it is also a great opportunity for competitors to use is as a warm up!

The Native Pony Show is an unaffiliated showing show run exclusively for Mountain and Moorland Breeds. This is a great opportunity for people to get out and about with their natives and enjoy a fun showing environment. There are over 70 classes for people to select from, the show will really offer something for everybody. All entrants will have the opportunity to compete for the Native Pony Magazine Supreme of Show as well as various class championships throughout the day. In true Native Pony style, there will be fantastic rosettes and sashes to be won.

Judges have been announced for the show and are a line-up of affiliated panel judges that will offer competitors a great wealth of knowledge and experience in the ring. A full schedule is available to download from www.thenativepony.com and entries are currently being taken for all classes. Competitors can enter in advance via post or online at redpin.lite.events, pre-entries will close on 23rd April 2018 and entries will be taken on the day.
Said Sara Haines, Editor of Native Pony Magazine “This event is really exciting for us and fits perfectly with the magazine and our promotion of M&M breeds. There has been a great response for people so far and the support we have received is really positive. We are hoping that this will become a regular fixture in the equine calendar.”

Sponsorship opportunities are available with chances to promote your business or stud through ring, class or championship sponsorship. For more information about the Native Pony Show please contact Briony Simpson on 01380 730888 or email brionysimpson@redpin.co.uk

2018 Membership Fees

Please note the 2018 membership fees have increased.

Many members haven’t updated their standing order, please update directly with your banks or download a new standing order form from the membership page and send direct to your bank.

If your 2018 standing order has already been paid, could you please pay the additional to the secretary.