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Trainee Judges Assessment

⭐️Trainee Judges Assessment Scheme⭐️
📋Application packs are now available from the office. Please email for an application pack or more information📋
⏰Please note the assessment day will be held on Sunday 29th September at Champfleurie Equestrian, Brunton Farm, Bathgate, West Lothian, EH48 4NE⏰
A maximum of 6 candidates will be invited to attend the assessment day.
❌Closing date for applications is Monday 1st July 2024❌

Breed Show 2024

Please find the link below for the Breed Show 2024 schedule:

Breed show Trophies

Please have all Breed Show trophies engraved and returned to the office by Friday the 28th of June 2024.

Hat Standards

Please find below up to date information from the NPS regarding hat standards:-
Hat Standards accepted as of 1st January 2024 are as follows: PAS015 2011, VG1, (BS) EN1384 2023, ASTM F1163 2015 & 2023, SNELL E2016 onwards, AS/NZS 3838 2006 onwards.
Hats meeting more than one standard: Some hats are badged with two or more standards. As long as a hat contains at least one compliant hat standard, then it is deemed suitable for use under NPS rules, even if it is additionally labelled with an older or out of date standard.

Price increases

As of the 1st of January 2024 the following price increases will come into force:

Individual Annual £40.00
Joint Annual £70.00
Junior £17.50
Family £90.00
Life £1,000.00
Annual Crofter £30.00
Life Crofter £450.00
Associate £30.00
Late penalty fee £10.00

Passport amendments £15.00
Duplicate passport £40.00
Keeper registration £20.00
Import £250.00

Priority service £30.00
Extra rosettes £3.00 each

DNA from First Foaling Mares

The Society would like to remind breeders that as of 1st January 2024, all first foaling/maiden mares must have their DNA profile completed prior to foal registration.  Please bear this in mind when submitting foal registrations as this may mean they take longer to complete.  We would encourage breeders to get mares DNA profiled in advance of foal registration.

British Horse Foundation BB press release


Legislation requires all equines born before July 2009 to be microchipped.

This will come into force on the following dates

England – 1st October 2020
Wales – 12th February 2021
Scotland – 28th March 2021

Your vet should add the barcode sticker to the passport above the silhouette and sign and stamp it.  The vet must then notify the society by post or email, giving the pony’s name and registration number and the number of the chip inserted.

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