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Trustee Nominations

Trustees of the Society are elected each year by the membership. Trustees stepping down after a four year period may seek re-election and, if elected, serve another four year term. Any Charity needs expertise in the areas of finance, PR, law, governance and, of course, for the Exmoor Pony Society, a real interest in the […]

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AGM and Spring Show 2024

The dates for the 2024 AGM and Spring Show have been set as follows: AGM | Brompton Regis Village Hall, Dulverton, TA22 9NJ | Saturday 11th May 2024 Spring Show and Stallion Parade | Emmetts Grange, Simonsbath, TA24 7LD | Sunday 12th May 2024 Please direct all enquiries regarding the Spring Show and Stallion Parade to the Show Secretary, […]

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EPS Printed Stud Book – Supplement 2023

Our Summer newsletter, mailed to all EPS members in early July, included a proposal to produce a printed supplement to the stud book. This would be approximately 250 pages, covering the period from 2000 to 2022, to follow on from the 5th edition published in 2000. In recent years there have been repeated requests for […]

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Harry Woodward

It is with great sadness that the Society has learnt of the death of Harry Woodward. Harry was a great supporter of the Exmoor Pony Society, helping out at many EPS events in the Midlands Area in particular, and will be sorely missed by many. We offer our sincerest condolences to all of his family […]

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Spring Show & Stallion Parade 2023

The Exmoor Pony Society’s Spring Show and Stallion Parade will be taking place at Emmetts Grange, Simonsbath, TA24 7LD on Monday 8th May 2023. Don’t forget to get your entries in! Spring Show & Stallion Parade 2023 Schedule Spring Show & Stallion Parade2023 Entry Form

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Exmoor Ponies to feature in new CBBC show

OZT Goes Wild in Britain will be going out every day Monday 27th – Friday 31st March 2023 at 5:30pm on CBBC. Each episode will feature a different UK habitat, amazing footage of native wildlife species and a brand-new studio filled with live animals, props and much more. The production company captured footage of the […]

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Trustee Nominations

Trustees of the Society are elected each year by the membership. The Council consists of 12 members, 3 of whom step down each year on a rotational basis. Trustees stepping down after a four year period may seek re-election and, if elected, serve another four year term. Trustees stepping down after serving two four year […]

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National EPS Performance Awards

The closing date for the Annual Performance Awards is 31st December 2022 – don’t forget to get your entries in! The Adult Performance Award is open to EPS full/family members aged 18 and over riding/driving registered (section 1) Exmoor ponies owned by an EPS full/family member. A full list of qualifying activities is on the […]

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Kellythorpes Leading Sire and Breeder Awards

Blackthorn Sea Poacher has yet again won the Kellythorpes Leading Exmoor Sire of the Year Award. The Kellythorpes Leading Sire Award merits the horse/pony whose progeny qualify for Horse of the Year Show, as well as those whose progeny are consistently placed in qualifiers. And Jackie Webb who bred Sea Poacher has again won the […]

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An update from our Somerset and Dorset Area Representative

The following article, written by Yvonne Campbell, was submitted for inclusion in the 2022 Yearbook but unfortunately omitted. I have been an area rep since about 1989, I was on the committee at the time, the meetings were often at Creenagh Mitchell’s home at Knighton.  They started at 2pm and we were late if it […]

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News from Trellech Exmoors (Herd 171)

The following article, written by Stephanie Poulter, was submitted for inclusion in the 2022 Yearbook but unfortunately omitted. Due to Covid our ponies spent a lot of time last year out in the fields stuffing their faces. We did, however, take part in the Virtual Stallion Parade – I stood at the top of the […]

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Year Book

Unfortunately the EPS has been badly let down with this year’s edition of the yearbook and due to this it will not now be with you before the 16th May. The EPS offers its sincere apologies for this delay.

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Inspection Discussion Day

The Inspection Discussion Day did take place as arranged on Sunday 24th April 2022. Only 22 members were present which was a little disappointing however everyone had the opportunity to have their say and listen to the opinions of others. The trustees will now take the opportunity to discuss the day, the various comments made […]

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Inspection Discussion Day  

An Inspection Discussion Day will take place on Sunday, 24 April 2022. The day will be run by Nigel Hill and David Wallace.  Any aspect concerning inspections is open for discussion. Venue: Crowle Village Hall located approx. 8 mins from M5 J6 near Worcester. https://www.crowleparishhall.org/ Arrival time: 10am Departure time: 4.30pm All attendees to bring […]

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Announcement from the Exmoor Pony Society  

18 March 2022 After 17 years of sterling service, our secretary Sue McGeever has decided to call it a day. We are sorry to see her go but understand her reasons and wish her well with whatever the future holds for her. This is of course a big change for the EPS and after much […]

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AGM 2022

This year the AGM will be held on the weekend of 7/8 May 2022.   The format will be: Saturday 7 May – Brompton Regis Village Hall 10am Welcome 10.30am – 12.30pm Speakers on conservation grazing, re-wilding and the work of the Scientific Advisory Committee to include the Gene Bank Project 12.30pm Lunch 2pm – […]

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Amazon Smile

We have received our first donation from Amazon Smile as a result of purchases made by people who have nominated the Exmoor Pony Society – next time you shop – think of us 🙂