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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


*** 2018 Dates ***


Stallion & Mare Grading,

Mare Performance Testing

& Youngstock Evaluations

at ALL venues


Entry forms

Stallion Gradings (all venues) - click here

Mare Gradings (all venues) - click here

Mare Performance Testing (all venues) - click here

Youngstock Evaluations (all venues) - click here


Open to sports ponies and small horses up to 158cm


More information here


If you have any questions or queries, please call Philippa at the SPSS Studbook Office on 07703 566066


2018 Grading & Evaluation Tour Locations

(Stallion & Mare grading; Mare Performance Testing & Youngstock Evaluations at all venues)

Monday 3rd September

(1pm – 4pm)

Sidewood Dressage, Sidewood Farm, Forth, Scotland ML11 8ET

Tuesday 4th September

(9am – 4pm)

Leamside EC, Leamside, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear DH4 6QJ


Wednesday 5th September (9am – 4pm)

Wellow Equestrian, The Old Rectory, Kirton, Newark, Notts NG22 9LP

Thursday 6th September

(9am – 4pm)

Kings EC, Sturts Farm, Winslow, Bromyard, Herefordshire HR7 4SR

Friday 7th September

(9am – 4pm)

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


Judges:  Hans-Heinrich Brüning & Jacke Mathieson (all gradings & evaluations)


All entries to the Mare and Stallion Gradings & Mare Performance Test 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


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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