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Lifetime dedicated to Exmoor ponies recognised

The tireless work to safeguard Exmoor ponies by Dai and Ruth Thomas has been recognised by Exmoor Pony Society. Brecon-based Dai and Ruth own the Coedywern Stud, and registered their first Exmoor foal in 1970. Having met as veterinary students at the Royal ”Dick” Veterinary School in Edinburgh, they both became involved with the college’s […]

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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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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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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 🙂  

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Inspection Discussion Day

In preparation for the Inspection Discussion Day on Sunday, 24 April 2022, the Trustees have arranged three Zoom meetings to allow all members to express their views and ideas for topics to be discussed on the actual day : As advised in the Winter Newsletter, the Zoom meetings will take place on Thursday, 10 March […]

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Young Judge’s Competition

The Young Judges Competition is back after a two year break. The Young Judge’s Competition was set up in 2015 to provide an opportunity for young people to find out more about the Exmoor pony, its breed standard and way of going as well as experience the art of judging with an aim to encourage […]

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Friends Gilets

New on “Friends” website are “Artisan” Fleece Gilets in Black, Navy, Burgundy & Moss green with contrasting piping complete with the EPS logo. They are also available with an embroidered name or herd prefix as well. Includes 2 way front zip and 2 zipped pockets. Mens sizes from Small to 3XL and ladies sizes from […]

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Adult Performance Awards

1st.Blackthorn Poem                       Portly French                   1510 2nd.Dunsmore the famous Grouse  Clare Phillips                       985 3rd.Dunsmore Glenfiddich        Annette Perry                   950 4th.Cilliechuimen Hootenanny          Lizzie Raspin                     525 5th.Dunsmore Glenmorangie    Rebecca Farley-Brown               300 6th.Bournefield Celtic Rose              Annette Perry                    230   Also entered Anchor Knight Thyme Dionne Chapman    

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Ridden Performance Results

Pony                              Rider                                      Points 1st. Blackthorn Poem               Portly French                          2,323 2nd.Barhill Marigold                 Charlotte  Heslop                    1,580 3rd.Danelaw Jupiter                 Paula Kay                       1,460 4th.Dunsmore the Famous Grouse  Clare Phillips                     1,133 5th.Dunsmore Glenfiddich        Annette Perry                            965 6th.Ariel  – Paula Kay                                                              747 Cinderella Trophy for highest In Hand score  […]