A DEFRA approved Passport Issuing Organisation

Studbook Office: The Last House, Keysoe Row West, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2JJ

Tel: 07703 566066    Email: 

Normal office hours - Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30 pm

Note that the SPSS Office relocated in April 2014 and the contact details at the top of the page should now be used for all contact with the SPSS
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Short cuts to key information and entry forms for SPSS events once available.  Before then the reports from previous events can be found here.


Grading & Youngstock Evaluation Tour

at each venue there will be a Regional Mare Grading

followed by Youngstock Evaluations for filly, colt & gelding foals, yearlings and 2 year olds plus 3 year old geldings and fillies

At selected venues, we will also be grading stallions (shown by red star on map)




Entry Forms

Mare Gradings (all venues) - click here

Stallion Gradings (Central) - click here

Youngstock Evaluations (all venues) - click here

Membership Application Form - click here

(Only members can enter a pony for grading;

Youngstock Evaluations are open to non-members

and ponies do not have to be SPSS passported OR overstamped))


Note that members (as at 1st July) get £5 off per grading entry provided the entry and payment are received by 1st August



8th September

South East

Toat Sport Horses, Old Helyers Farm, Kirdford Road, Wisborough Green, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 0DD


9th September

South (including Stallion Grading)

Catherston Stud, Croft Farm Over Wallop Stockbridge Hampshire SO20 8HX


10th September (am)


South West 

Newton Stud, Zeal Monachorum, Devon EX17 6LL (am)

Fairlight Stud, New Farm, Clevedon Lane, Clapton-in-Gordano, N Somerset, BS20 7RJ (pm)


11th September

South Wales

Triley Fields EC, Upper Triley Farm, Llantilio Pertholey, Abergavenny NP7 8DF


12th September (am)

Central (including Stallion Grading)

Bromson Stud, Bromson Hall Farm Stables, Ashorne, Warwick CV35 9AB



Maxted Massey Stud, Queenholme Way, Sponge Drove, Willingham, Cambridge CB24 5JN


13th September (am)

North West (including Stallion Grading)

Sugar House Stud, Delamere Manor, Cuddington Lane, Cuddington, Cheshire CW8 2TE


North Wales (including Stallion Grading)

Celt n Gael, Rhandir, Tyn Lon, Holyhead, Anglesey LL65 3DJ


14th September

North East (including Stallion Grading)

Leamside Equestrian, Leamside, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear DH4 6QJ


15th September

Scotland (including Stallion Grading)

Sidewood Dressage, Lanarkshire, Scotland ML11 8ET


Judges:  Hans-Heinrich Brüning & Jacke Mathieson (all gradings & evaluations) plus Geoff Glazzard (stallion gradings & to be confirmed)



All entries to the Mare and Stallion Gradings must be registered with the SPSS (ie have a SPSS passport or have had their passport overstamped by the SPSS.  Registration (if necessary) can be done via the grading entry form.  Ponies of any height and small horses up to 158 cms are welcome to enter a SPSS grading.  Owners must be members - click here to download a Membership Application Form

2017 Grading & Evaluation Tour Locations

(a red star indicates inclusion of stallion grading at that venue)







The Sports Pony Studbook Society

Studbook Office:   The Last House, Keysoe Row West, Keysoe, Bedfordshire MK44 2JJ

Tel: 07703 566066    Email: 

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