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Exmoor Pony Society appoints new secretary

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve appointed a new secretary, who will be the public face of the society to our members, breeders and other stakeholders Jay Gee, who lives on Exmoor, has developed a passion for Exmoor ponies since moving to the moorland village of Withypool. She said: “I moved from Kent in 2017 […]

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Exmoor Pony Society welcomes Government landscape recovery proposals

The Exmoor Pony Society has welcomed the recent Government announcement of a landscape recovery scheme for farmers, incentivising rewilding of 300,000 acres of country side. However the Society, guardian of the native breed for more than a century, has warned that improper management of Exmoor ponies could both damage the genetic security of the breed […]

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BREED SHOW 2021

The Exmoor Pony Society Breed Show takes place on the 2nd Wednesday in August on the Exford Showground. We understand that Exford Show and, therefore, the Breed Show will go ahead on 11 August 2021. You can download the schedule here and the entry form here. Entries can be made directly through the Exmoor Pony Society […]

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Bath and West Results

Exhibitor AND Exhibit to be registered with the Exmoor Pony Society. The Ponies to be registered in Section 1 of the Exmoor Pony Stud Book. Horse of the Year Show This Show is a Horse of the Year Show Supreme In-Hand Championship 2021 Qualifier. See Qualifier page for details. Geldings four years old and over […]

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Alex Copland

It is with great sadness that the Society has learnt of the death of Alex Copland who, with his late wife Margaret, founded the Heathpool herd. Alex was a great supporter of the Exmoor Pony Society and a trained inspector. He will be sorely missed. We offer our sincerest condolences to his family and friends […]

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Toby Hickman

Dear All It is my very sad duty to have to inform you that Toby Hickman died late last night. As some of you may know Toby has been poorly for a while and had been receiving treatment in hospital. Evie rang me this morning with the sad news. Toby was a great friend to […]

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Welfare of Exmoor ponies in Denmark

The Exmoor Pony Society’s Patron, The Baroness Ann Mallalieu QC, having been alerted to the concerns regarding the welfare of Exmoor Ponies in Denmark has approached World Horse Welfare. World Horse Welfare are speaking with various organisations in Denmark and are actively progressing this case. The Exmoor Pony Society has offered their support in resolving […]

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Launch of the new Grassroots Online Registry

Announcing the launch of the new look Grassroots Online Registry which replaces the old Pedeweb. The registry can be accessed via the Society website or direct at www.grassroots.co.uk/exmoor.html  using your normal Breed Society  Member No and password. It gives access to the whole Society database and allows you to ‘Manage Your Animal Records’ The system […]

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VIEW THE VIRTUAL STALLION PARADE

Exmoor Pony Society’s first virtual Stallion Parade attracts record entries Almost half the world’s Exmoor pony stallions paraded online Nearly half of the world’s registered Exmoor pony stallions have been entered into an online parade organised by the Exmoor Pony Society and Exiefest. The Society’s virtual ‘Stallion Parade’, which replaced the physical event due to […]

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PONY OF THE YEAR 2021

Qualifying shows will be breed area shows, those area shows nominated by area rep where no area show occurs, the Breed show, and any county level or championship show which meets the criteria set out on the show affiliation application forms. To compete at the final, which is held at the Midlands Exmoor Pony Show […]

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PRESIDENT ELECT 2021

Nominations are invited for the post of President Elect to be received by 19 May 2021. The President Elect will be appointed at the Annual General Meeting on 7 July. Usually, the President Elect becomes President at the next following AGM for a term of 1 year. For more information, please call the Chairman, a […]