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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.

SOCIETY OFFICE ADDRESS

Bank House, Boroughgate, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6XF

Tel/Fax: 0 17683 53100. E-mail: secretary@fellponysociety.org.uk
To phone a UK number from overseas, replace the leading 0 with 0044 or with your international access code + 44.

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

Payments to the Society, e.g. for membership, services or goods, can be made by post or by bank transfer. Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to "The Fell Pony Society". Bank details >>> (Bank details are also 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 with a payment date of 1 January. You need to arrange this with your bank, because the Society cannot do it on your behalf.

updated 10 March 2016

Scottish Equine Breeders (SEBA)

SCOTTISH BRED HORSE/PONY OF THE YEAR 2019

There are 2 categories –

STALLIONS AND MARES 4 YEARS AND OVER IN 2019

COLTS, FILLIES & GELDINGS 3 YEARS AND UNDER IN 2019

The FPS can invite nominations from within their membership, and will then select their own finalist, and submit the details to the SEBA Secretary by 31 January 2020. The horse/pony MUST BE BRED IN SCOTLAND but does not have to be a Scottish Breed, and need not be domiciled in Scotland. All finalists will receive a special commemorative rosette and the winner will receive the new Transy Perpetual Youngstock Trophy kindly donated by Dougal Dick. (The horse or pony nominated must be alive at the closing date for nominations.)

If you are interested in submitting a nomination for consideration as the FPS finalist, then please complete the appropriate form and submit with a photo to the FPS office either by post or email to arrive no later than Monday 6 January 2020. 6 December 2019

Deadlines for Breeders

· The current Equine Identification regulations require the applications for foal passports to arrive with the Society within 6 months of birth or 30 November whichever is the later. However in addition to the above, FPS regulations require applications to be received by no later than 31 December (irrespective of age) or the application will be treated as late and will require late registration fees and confirmation of the sire and dam by DNA. Double fees may also apply if applications are received during December.

· Service Books / notifications of coverings online must be notified by 31 December in the year of covering; if not, any resulting foal will have to be DNA typed to confirm the sire prior to registration.

When completing stallion service certificates please complete all the details fully, including full name and registration number of stallion and mare and full dates of covering to include at least month and year. Month on its own with no year is unacceptable. 20 November 2019

Membership is due for renewal 1 January

Membership is due for renewal 1 January each year. If you have not already done so please send your payment as soon as possible. If you would like to pay by Standing Order please contact the office for a mandate, or for the bank details if you wish to set the standing order up yourself.
More >>>

FPS Calendar 2020

Ideal Christmas present! Plus Fell-themed Christmas cards and more. See the Merchandise page for details.

FPS calendar cover

Agenda for FPS Council meeting

More >>> (active only when a Council meeting is due)

Complaints and Disciplinary Procedure - July 2019

More >>> September 2019

PEAHILL BASIL VETERAN FELL PONY ANNUAL AWARD

Presented by Cath Wrigley in memory of Peahill Basil

To be awarded internationally to a single registered Fell Pony, for achievements as a veteran 15 years +. More >>> 12 June 2019

Latest RBST Watchlist shows resilience of native breed livestock sector

A decade on from the last recession, Britain’s native livestock breeds are proving resilient in the face of economic challenge. More >>> 8 April 2019

Equine Identification (England) Regulations came into force on 1 October 2018.

There are a number of key changes which will affect horse owners/keepers and/or breeders. The relevant authorities will now have civil powers to enforce the law.

More >>> on the News page

22 November 2018

Equine Passports

What to do when you buy or sell a pony, geld a colt or stallion, or a pony dies.

1 - When you purchase a Pony

Paperwork to check when purchasing. More >>>

2 - While you are an Owner

IMPORTANT: Please read about your passport responsibilities! More >>>

3 - Death of a Pony

You MUST return the passport More >>> Updated 4 July 2018

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 >>>

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