The Fell Pony Society

Registered Charity, Number 1104945.
Patron: Her Majesty The Queen.

The Fell Pony Society is a Company Limited by Guarantee 3233346

The Fell Pony Society's aim is to foster and keep pure the old breed of pony which has roamed the northern fells for years and to circulate knowledge and general information about the pony breed.

The Society deals with the Registration of Ponies, applications for Membership and export matters, and produces two Magazines per year, lists of ponies for sale and a regular calendar of events.


Bank House, Boroughgate, Appleby,

Cumbria CA16 6XF

Tel/Fax: 0 17683 53100. E-mail:
To phone a UK number from overseas,
replace the leading 0 with +44.

The office is manned Monday to Thursday. You can leave a voice message or send an email to if the Secretary is unavailable. Visitors will only be seen by appointment.

Payments to the Society - whether for membership or services or goods - can be made by post with either a cheque or postal order made payable to "The Fell Pony Society", or by bank transfer. Details are on this page (and in the FPS magazine).

The Society does not have the facility to take card payments over the phone.

If you wish to pay your membership by Standing Order, please request a mandate to set the payment up with your bank from 1 January 2017. You need to arrange this with your bank, because the Society cannot do it on your behalf.

updated 10 March 2016

Agenda for FPS Council meeting

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Show Sponsorships 2018

If you would like to sponsor a class at the Stallion & Colt Show, here are the details. More >>>

Carriage Driving Awards 2018

This award aims to highlight the importance of our rare horse and pony breeds in driving disciplines and at the same time to celebrate their heritage and raise awareness of their plight, while preserving their future through our carriage driving sport. More >>> 3 April 2018

HOYS 2018

Thank you to everyone who offered their time and a pony to take part in the 'Meet The Horses Zone' at HOYS in October. More >>> 26 March 2018

FIX THE FELLS, National Trust

The National Trust are hoping that members and ponies would be willing to help them carry 'heli bags' onto the fell at Greenup Edge and Martcrag Moor (Cumbria). Proposed dates are in March and May. If you are interested then please contact the FPS office, by email in the first instance, who will pass on your information to the National Trust Ranger. More >>> 31 January 2018

Promotions Team – Pleasure Ride

On Sunday 22nd April the promotions team will be running a pleasure ride at Millstones, Bootle, LA19 5TJ to help raise funds for the Promotions Team. More >>> 31 January 2018


Genting Arena, NEC, Wednesday 3rd - Sunday 7th October 2018
The 'Meet the Horses Zone' is set to play a significant part at Horse of the Year Show 2018. More >>> 11 January 2018

Judges Refresher Day

At Newton Rigg College, Penrith, Cumbria. CA11 0AH, Sunday 15th April 2018. Open to Panel Judges, to Probationer Judges and anyone interested in becoming a Judge. More >>>

Judges Seminar, March 2018

More >>> Oct 2017

Donation from H M The Queen

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Equine Passports

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IMPORTANT: Please read about your responsibility as an owner!

When you purchase a Pony

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Fell Pony Stud Book - Grassroots

To access animal details, member details, pedigrees and progeny lists via the Grassroots database, log in using the link below, with your access number (not your membership number) and password, as notified to members since Spring 2009. This service is free to Society members.

Grassroots database >>>

Grassroots Equine ChipChecker

ChipChecker >>>

Annual Membership

Membership is due for renewal 1 January each year.

If you have not already done so please send your payment as soon as possible.

No member will be entitled to vote for the election of Council if their subscription has not been paid by 15 February of the current year.

27 January 2015


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