SPORTS PONY STUDBOOK SOCIETY

  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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What's New
17 Jul 17 Sales page updated with another foal and a 4 year old.
30 Jun 17 Additional stallion grading date added to Tour - more info here
24 Jun 17 News page updated with news including SPECIAL OFFER for early grading entries
21 Jun 17 Sales page updated with 2 more foals
20 Jun 17 Entry forms added for September Grading and Evaluation Tour events - more info and entry forms  here
10 Jun 17 Sales page updated with a number of foals from Ghabar Stud
18 May 17 Sales page updated with a reduction in price for a 2 year old colt by Caesar 171
14 Mar 17 Sales page updated with a proven SPSS graded stallion
18 Oct 16 Sales page updated with a 2 year old colt by Caesar 171
8 Oct 16 Sales page updated with a SPSS Gold Premium filly foal (by Woodlander Wales) and a proven FEI dressage & Grading Champion pony mare (by Caesar 171)
3 Jul 16 2016 News and Foals pages updated
2 Jul 16 Another 2 adverts added to foal Sales page
30 Jun 2016 Entry forms added for September Grading and Evaluation Tour events - short cuts from here, more info from here (Gradings) and here (Youngstock Evaluations)
22 Jun 16 Ridden photo added to Chartsturmer's page
20 Jun 16 Buckskin foal added to Sales page
26 May 16 More youngstock photos added to Thore vom Pferdehof's page
19 Dec 15 Futurity Elite foal added to Sales page
3 Nov 15 Proven stallion for sale or lease added to Sales page
23 Oct 15 Report and results from the Youngstock Evaluations and Youngstock Final added here
21 Oct 15 Report and results from the 2015 Mare & Stallion Gradings added here
29 Aug 15 Sales page updated with a foal by Thore vom Pferdehof and his own page updated with information about his foals' success at the KNN grading
24 Aug 15 Sales page updated with a foal by SOS Kantje's Unicolor
20 Jul 15 Entry forms for the September & October Mare Gradings and Youngstock Evaluations and the October Stallion Grading are now available - see this page for links
9 Jul 15 Sales page updated with a foal by Hilkens Gold Card
1 Jul 15 Information added about the 2015 Gradings and Youngstock Evaluations plus updated FAQ.  The schedules and entry forms will be available by mid July
29 Jun 15 Sales page updated including the addition of a 4 year old potential competition or show horse
28 Jun 15 Foals page updated
19 Jun 15 Another foal added to Foals page and some recent photos added to BKS Grand Design's page
17 Jun 15 Colt foal added to Sales page & Foals page
7 Jun 15 News page updated with news of a National Dressage title for a SPSS pony, 2 year old colt added to Sales page and 2015 Foals page now available.
5 Jun 15 5 year old gelding added to Sales page
2 Jun 15 9 year old mare added to Sales page
30 Apr 15 7 year old mare for long term loan or sale added Sales page
21 Feb 15 Two 2014 foals by Classic's Charmeur added to Sales page
3 Feb 15 Rising 2 year old Buckskin colt by SPSS Elite stallion Caesar 171 added to Sales page
30 Jan 15 Versatile WPCS Sec A mare added to Sales page
29 Jan 15 News page updated with news of top scoring Futurity ponies as well as the results for all Sports Ponies in the 2014 Evaluations (here)
25 Jan 15 Langstaffe Donnerstag's page updated with new pictures of his progeny jumping and a link to a video
20 Jan 15 Passports and Info pages updated to emphasise that Lost, Stolen or Damaged SPSS Passports MUST by law be replaced as soon as possible.
7 Jan 15 2015 News page updated to include news of SPSS 2014 AGM including links to key documents and Events page updated with dates/venues for 2015 SPSS Events
1 Jan 15 Stallion page updated for 2015; new look Home page and an update of most individual stallion pages
6 Nov 14 Palomino colt foal added to the Sales page
30 Oct 14 8 year old competition mare added to the Sales page
12 Oct 14 2014 Grading report added here
22 Sep 14 Exciting competition prospect added to the Sales page
5 Sep 14 SPSS Graded stallion added to the Sales page
18 Aug 14 Grading Entries now open - see the dedicated 2014 Grading page for more info.  Plus a dressage-bred foal added to the Sales page
6 Aug 14 Report from Day 3 of the Pony Euros is now published here
1 Aug Report from Day 2 of the Pony Euros is now published here
30 Jul 14 Report from Day 1 of the Pony Euros is now published here
29 Jul 14 Report from Day 0 of the Pony Euros is now published here and review of XC course here
6 Jul 14 News page updated with report on a SPSS graded pony winning the final eventing pony trial
10 Jun 14 News page updated with report on a SPSS passported pony being selected as Reserve for the Dressage Pony Team
23 Apr 14 News page updated with report on a SPSS passported pony becoming NPS Supreme Dressage Champion 2014
22 Apr 14 More pictures added to 2014 Foals page
21 Apr 14 News page updated with first 2014 foal report and 2014 Foals page now available
4 Apr 14 Sales page updated
1 Apr 14 Site updated to reflect office move on 1st April
19 Mar 14 News page updated with an update on a SPSS passported pony
18 Mar 14 News page updated with information about the Northern Stallion Showcase and the 2014 Pony Euros blog has been updated with reports and results from the Dressage & Eventing held on the 8/9 March.
7 Mar 14 News page updated with report on the SPSS Stallions at the Under 25s dressage and the 2014 Pony Euros blog is now on line here
12 Feb 14 Sales page updated with the addition of a 2 year old coloured colt from SPSS graded parents
8 Feb 14 Sales page updated with the addition of the 2013 Stallion Grading Reserve Champions
19 Jan 14 Sales page updated with the addition of 2 mares for loan (ridden or broodmares)
12 Jan 13 News page updated with report on top ponies in the 2013 Futurity Evaluations plus new photos added to Thistledown Copper Lustre's page
1 Jan 13

Major update for the New Year including the 2014 stallion list and 2014 News page (which includes new items on Wadacre's Wee Pocket Rocket and 2014 events)

5 Dec 13 News page updated with information about the 2013 AGM and the results of the 2013 Young Dressage Pony Championships
16 Nov 13 Bay filly by Caesar 171  added to the Sales page.
12 Nov 13 SPSS Young Eventing Pony Championships report now on-line
30 Oct 13 SPSS Young Eventing Pony Championships page revised to reflect change in judges and process as a result of low entry numbers
21 Oct 13 Another picture added to the Foals page and a yearling colt by Rembrandt DDH added to the Sales page.
14 Oct 13 Results from the Mare & Stallion Grading available here
7 Oct 13

Announcement of SPSS Head Office Temporary closure (11 - 27 October 2013)

 

Information added about the 2013 Young Dressage Pony Championships including schedule & entry form.

6 Oct 13 Foal by SPSS Elite Stallion Rembrandt DDH added to Sales page.
22 Sep 13 News page and specific event page updated with information about the 2013 Young Eventing Pony Championships.
21 Sep 13 Sales page updated with bay colt foal by Bernwode Benedict,
20 Sep 13 Reminder of Grading Entries being open added to News page as well as an update on SOS Kantje's Unicolor
10 Sep 13 Two new pictures added to the 2013 Foals page
28 Aug 13 Entries are now open for the Mare & Stallion Grading.  More information and entry forms can be found here
18 Aug 13 The last of our reports from the Pony Euros - a review of the XC course including pictures of almost all competitors is now complete and can be viewed here.
31 Jul 13 Reporting from the last day at the Pony Euros is now finished and can be found here
27 Jul 13 Reporting from day 4 at the Pony European Championships can be found here
25 Jul 13 Reporting from day 3 at the Pony European Championships can be found here
25 Jul 13 Reporting from day 2 at the Pony European Championships can be found here
24 Jul 13 Reporting from on-site at the Pony European Championships has started and reports can be accessed through links on this page
12 Jul 13 Two more pictures added to the Foals page and an update on the XC course added to the Pony Euros pages 
10 Jul 13 Loads of updates to the News, Foals, Youngstock, Pony Euros & Events pages!! 
24 Jun 13 Events page updated as the date for the Young Dressage Pony Championships has had to be changed (new date now set as 30th November)
18 Jun 13 Sales page updated with Knabstruper x New Forest foal; new pictures added to Tornado Af Knabstrup's page and to the Youngstock Page
15 May 13 Sales page updated with new pictures of a  yearling colt
13 Jun 13 Report on second Equine Bridge Assessment day added here & News updated
10 Jun 13 Foals, News and Pony Euros pages update
9 Jun 13 News updated
4 Jun 13 Report on first Equine Bridge Assessment day added here
1 Jun 13 New photo of performance bred yearling colt added to Sales page
30 May 13 News page updated with notice of website unavailability due to the servers being relocated overnight on the 31st May.
29 May 13 Sales page updated with performance bred yearling colt and another picture added to this year's Foals page
28 May 13 Youngstock pages update with pictures of full siblings by Caesar 171
8 Apr 13 News page updated with information about the new Futurity Equine Bridge - with more information about the Bridge and a list of eligible ponies added here
30 Mar 13 2013 Foals page added to site
25 Mar 13 News page updated with news of SOS Kantje's Unicolor's success with a new rider
20 Mar 13 News page updated with news of SPSS Graded mare Loveden Sea Swallow's elevation to the SPSS Head Studbook
24 Feb 13 News page updated with news of a SPSS pony in Australia.  Also, Rembrandt DDH's page updated to say when he is available by fresh/chilled semen.
22 Feb 13 Contact details updated for Classic's Charmeur
17 Feb 13 Sales page updated with 2 youngsters by SPSS Elite sire Laban out of a Haflinger mare
23 Jan 13 News page updated with reports on the recent awards
1 Jan 13 List of Stallions standing with the SPSS in 2013 now available (here); News page updated for 2013 including information on how to get a 2013 Year Book & Stallion Guide.
15 Dec 12 News page updated with announcement of winner of the 2012 SPSS Dancer Medal and information about how to nominate a pony mare for the Horse & Hound Outstanding Mare Award
10 Nov 12 Notice of 2012 AGM added to News page
2 Nov 12 Report on the 2012 Young Jumping & Eventing Pony Championships (and other classes) now available.
1 Nov 12 Detailed results from Young Jumping & Eventing Pony Championships (and other classes) now available to view here.  Full report to follow......
25 Oct 12 Times posted for Saturday's Young Jumping & Eventing Pony Championships
20 Oct 12 News page updated with News that SPSS ponies are eligible for the 2013 NPS/Fodder Feeds Supreme Dressage Championship qualifiers
11 Oct 12 Exciting prizes of BE training vouchers added to prize lists for SPSS Open Young Eventing Pony Championships and the Parys Horses Open Small Young Eventing Horse Championships (for 148-158cm horses)
10 Oct 12 Sales page updated with advert for potential FEI dressage pony
4 Oct 12 2012 Young Dressage Pony results published here
2 Oct 12 2012 Grading Results published here
28 Sep 12 Merchandise page updated with exciting new stuff!  Times/entrants etc for Young Dressage Pony Championship available to download.  Programme for grading and venue map available to download on Grading Information page.
25 Sep 12 Information about extra prizes for the SPSS Open Young Eventing Pony Championships and the SPSS Open Young Jumping Pony Championships added to their pages; links to the Parys Horses Open Small Young Eventing Horse Championships (for 148-158cm horses) and IPS Open Young Eventing Pony & Small Horse Dressage Classes (that take place at same event) added to Events Entry Forms page
23 Sep 12 News page updated with invitation to advertise in 2013 Year Book & Stallion Guide.  Bathleyhills Monet and LE Chiffre's stallion pages both updated.
21 Sep 12 Youngstock page updated with picture of 4 year old Waterborn Cariad (Machno Carwyn x Poundy Brenin).  Anyone else with a SPSS registered pony/horse that has at least one SPSS licensed/graded parent who wants to send in a photo for this page just needs to email it to the webmaster (link on Youngstock page) and include details of the parents, date of birth etc.  Please note that you must obtain the photographer's permission before submitting a photograph and confirm this in your email.
20 Sep 12 Young Pony Championships pages (see links from entry below) updated to include extra prizes of beaded browbands for each Reserve Champion, generously donated by Wish Bands
30 Aug 12 Events page updated with links to information and entry forms for the SPSS Open Young Eventing Pony Championships, the SPSS Open Young Jumping Pony Championships and the Parys Horses Open Small Young Eventing Horse Championships (for 148-158cm horses)
29 Aug 12 Updated photos for Mirimor Víressë's advert and a new advert for a Bernwode Brokat foal on the Sales page
28 Aug 12 Updated photos for Twyford Miffty's advert on the Sales page and a few new pictures added to the Youngstock page - pictures for this page (and for the Foals page) are welcome at any time.  Please refer to the relevant page for information on who to send pictures to.
21 Aug 12 Information added to News page (with more detailed info here) about the 2012 Young Dressage Pony Championships
18 Aug 12 Sales page updated with advert for 3 year old filly (Bernwode Brokat x Holme Park Flute)
14 Aug 12 Short piece on the results from the 2012 Futurity at it's halfway stage added to News page.
12 Aug 12 Two more foal pictures added to 2012 Foals page.
6 Aug 12 Entry Forms and other information about the 2012 Gradings now available here
1 Aug 12 Finally, the full report from the last day of the Pony Euros!!
21 Jul 12 Fourth daily report from the Pony Euros plus more photos added to Third daily report
20 Jul 12 Third daily report from the Pony Euros
19 Jul 12 Second daily report from the Pony Euros
18 Jul 12 First daily report from the Pony Euros
15 Jul 12 Pony Euros page updated with news of ponies and riders selected for the Jumping Squad, link to the Euro Poney 2012 TV site and a timetable of the event.  News updated with summary of Pony Euro updates and News of SPSS Graded Stallion, LE Chiffre's qualification for the Dressage National Championships
30 Jun 12 New photos added to both Rembrant DDH and Sunwillow Jubilee's stallion pages.
25 Jun 12 Sales page updated with advert for mare and foal for sale as a pair or separately after weaning.
15 Jun 12 News of selected teams for the Dressage and Eventing at the 2012 Pony Euros plus updates on recent selection events on the Pony Euros page
11 Jun 12 Sales page updated with adverts for colt foal (Bernwode Brokat x Irco Lhee) and 3 year old Riding Pony (Littledale Bright Star x Cusop Fingerprint)
4 Jun 12 Pony Euros page updated with results from the final Eventing Trial
28 May 12 Information added to Sales page following Rosewater Stud's announcement that they will be closing and are looking for homes for their youngstock and broodmares.
25 May 12 Another foal picture added to 2012 Foals page.
23 May 12 More new foal pictures added to 2012 Foals page and News page updated with the sad news of SPSS graded stallion Tresparrett Spirit of Two-Rivers's sudden death and, more positively, of the success of SPSS graded mare, Just-Suzie.
18 May 12 Sales page updated with advert for palomino yearling (Bernwode Brokat x Golden Dancer).  Plus, new foal pictures added to 2012 Foals page and conformation photo updated on KB Etoile de Lumiere's page.
17 May 12 News page updated with news of Bernwode Brokat being awarded ELITE status with the SPSS.
10 May 12 Pony Euros page updated with results from the first Jumping Trial and another mare added to the Mares page.
9 May 12 Pony Euros page updated with news of how the British riders did at the recent International Dressage Shows and of the cancellation of the Eventing Pony Trial due to excess rainfall.
1 Apr 12 Foal by Bathleyhills Monet added to the Sales page and the 2012 Foals page.  Extra pictures added to Mares page.
29 Apr 12 Major update to Mares page with lots more pictures plus sire and damsire information.  Also, SPSS graded Welsh Sec A pony added to Sales page.
23 Apr 12 Sales page updated with out of date adverts renewed and update information and pictures for a 12.2hh 4 year old with jumping bloodlines and potential.
22 Apr 12 News page updated with a report on success for SPSS Stallion SOS Kantjes Unicolor at the prestigious Pet Plan Winter Finals and a few new photos added to his stallion page.
17 Apr 12 News page updated with a report on success in his first competitive outing for SPSS stallion LE Chiffre and lots of new photos added to his stallion page.
15 Apr 12 Proven Broodmare added to Sales page
14 Apr 12 Pony Euros page updated with news of the Nations Cup and how other British riders have done at the International Show at the Pony Euros venue in Fountainbeau, France.  Foals page updated with pictures of three new arrivals at Bathleyhills Stud including the first foal for their SPSS graded stallion Bathleyhills Monet.
12 Apr 12 News page updated with a report on Falaza's win at the Pony of the Year Show
11 Apr 12 Pony Euros page updated with news of British riders picked for the International Show at the Pony Euros venue in Fountainbeau, France
10 Apr 12 Foals page updated with picture of a spotted colt by Rughavens Jackpot.  Pony Euros page updated with news of both Jumping and Dressage potential team members.
4 Apr 12 News page updated with a report on Rosewater Driving Miss Daisy's success in Australia
3 Apr 12 News page updated with a report on Rembrandt DDH's campaign for Pony European Championships selection.  New page created (here) for updates on the 2012 Pony European Championships - from selection policies and likely team contenders to reports and photos from on-site during the event.  2012 Foals page updated with picture of second 2012 foal.  Tribute page for one of the first SPSS stallions, Broomford Dancer, added as Dancer died in the late summer of 2010.
23 Mar 12 News page updated with report on Belafonte d'Avalon's success at his first competitive Hunter Trial in the US.
18 Mar 12 News page updated with news of first foal report of 2012 and 2012 Foals page created.
17 Feb 12 News page updated with dates for 2012 Young Pony Championships and a Review of the results of the 2011 BEF Futurity Evaluations.
16 Feb 12 Stallions list updated with addition of British-bred and German licensed Wadacre's Wee Pocket Rocket.
2 Feb 12 News page updated with the sad news of the deaths of the two palomino graded stallions, Top Yellow and Fourwinds Gethin, as well as news of a stallion parade in the Midlands and of the presentation of the 2011 Dancer Medal.
1 Feb 12 Stallion page updated with 2012 list of stallions.
17 Jan 12 News page updated with the sad news of the death of graded stallion Redoubtable, news of a stallion parade in the South West and a lovely picture and news of Dowland KO Bo Didley's first foal.
11 Jan 12 News page updated with reports from recent Breeders Dinner and Awards Ceremony
6 Jan 12 Information & FAQ page updated to include a list of common abbreviations (mainly of breeds/studbooks)
31 Dec 11 New Rule Book (effective 1 Jan 12) now available to download.  Site-wide update to reflect amendments to rules and 2012 News page launched.  Note that the stallion list for 2012 will be published from end January after the deadline for return of annual covering declarations.
20 Dec 11 Results from Additional Mare Grading added to 2011 Grading Results page and also featured on the  News page - which also includes information about how to get tickets for the British Stallion Event and the British Breeder's Awards Dinner.
26 Nov 11 Additional Mare Grading opportunity announced on News page.
19 Nov 11 Sales page updated with addition of SPSS Graded & licensed WPCS Sec D stallion, Fourwinds Gethin
11 Nov 11 News of successful SPSS Graded ponies now on News page.
6 Nov 11 Foals page updated with a Caesar 171 filly.
3 Nov 11 News page updated with details of 2011 AGM; Events page updated with some 2012 dates.
28 Oct 11 Sales page updated with addition of a Weser Ems mare.
8 Oct 11 News of SOS Kantjes Unicolor updated to include his son's success at the same event.  Also, new information and pictures added for Bathleyhills Sea Wurzel and new picture of Brokat's Butterfly added to adverts on Sales page
7 Oct 11 Yearling by Manitu N and Broodmare assed to Sales page
6 Oct 11 News stories added of SPSS Graded ponies successes in dressage.
2 Oct 11 Results from the 2011 Grading now available here - more photos will be added as soon as time permits!!  Note that the scores are subject to conformation by Head Office (as I wrote them down in a hurry and I'm not sure I can read my own writing clearly!!)
28 Sep 11 Times etc for the 2011 Grading added to Grading Info page
25 Sep 11 3 new News stories added - including the report with photos and breeding information from the 2011 Potential Jumping Pony and Potential Eventing Pony Championships....  Sales page update as DST Divo is now sold.
16 Sep (late) Potential Young Event & Jumping Pony Championships page now has running orders and detailed breeding lists plus information on how the Event Pony class will be judged
16 Sep 11 Sales page updated with new foal added by SPSS sire Eindershof Jamai - and foal picture also added to 2011 Foals page and Eindershof Jamai's page. Grading pages amended as Equine Reproduction (UK) Ltd has been sold and the Grading prizes that they offered are now subject to confirmation by the new owners.
13 Sep 11 News page updated with news of the 2011 Young Dressage Pony Championships and link to full report and results
8 Sep 11 News page updated with news of new ELITE stallion Rembrandt - who will be giving a dressage to music display at the 1st October Grading Day.  Outline timetable for IPS Auction event (including times for the SPSS Potential Eventing & Jumping Pony Championships) now available here
31 Aug 11 Events page updated with link to information and entry forms for 2011 Potential Event and Showjumping Pony Championships
30 Aug 11 News page updated with link to Results and Report from the 2011 SPSS Premium In-Hand Show and from the Sheepgate Young Dressage Pony Freestyle
29 Aug 11 Sales page updated with new pictures and price for potential jumping foal Bathleyhills "Joyce"
25 Aug 11 Timetable for In-Hand Show (Saturday 27th August at Hartpury College) available to download here.  Timetable and further information about entrants available here
11 Aug 11 Sales page updated with price for foal, DST Divo, now reading "reasonable offers considered".
4 Aug 11 News updated with information about new Young Pony Classes at Sheepgate Under 25s Championships.  On-line sport horse & breeding magazine isporthorse.com added to Links page
1 Aug 11 Proven broodmare and competition pony offered for loan on Sales page; plus full details of the 2011 Young Dressage Ponies classes including Schedule nad Entry Form to download here
31 July 11 More updates from the Pony European Championships on News and Pony Euros pages
30 July 11 News and Pony Euros page both updated
25 Jul 11 Grading Entry Forms now available for download here; outline timetable for 2011 Pony European Championships available here
19 Jul 11 7 year old appaloosa mare added to Sales page and a tribute to recently deceased SPSS Elite stallion, Laban.
7 July 11 pm In-Hand Show Outline Programme now on In-Hand Show page and Schedule available to download.  Entries close 20th August unless full beforehand.
7 July 11 am Foals page updated again with a new pictures plus more photos added to Rotherwood Signature's page showing him competing with his 8 year old rider.
19 Jun 11 Sales page updated to include a yearling for sale to make approximately 12.2hh.
16 Jun 11 Stallions page updated with addition of the SPSS Elite Showjumping sire, Grey Palace, as frozen semen is now available.  All contact email addresses for Kerensa Pluess-Cobbledick have been updated as her email has changed following a virus attack.
9 Jun 11 News page updated with news of Elite mare Catherston Nutsafe and the 2011 FEI European Pony Championships Eventing squad and with the date and venue for the 2011 SPSS Potential Showjumping Pony Championships (also updated on the Events page).  Registration and Passport pages updated with revised forms - note that applications will still be accepted on the old forms and that the prices haven't changed.
7 Jun 11 News updated with reminder that entries are open for the 2011 BEF Futurity Evaluations.
7 Jun 11 Sales page updated to include a foal for sale likely to make a small dressage horse.
4 Jun 11 New photos of Rotherwood Signature jumping added to his page.
4 Jun 11 Foals page updated with lots of Bathleyhills Stud foals and Sales page updated with a range of Bathleyhills ponies (youngstock and broodmares) all for Sale plus price reduction for proven broodmare Marieke.
30 May 11 Important News about change of venue for October Gradings and fantastic prizes on offer to the Champion Stallion and Mare plus more pictures added to the Foals page.
26 May 11 Foals page updated again with a new picture
21 May 11 Foals page updated with a new picture and Sales page updated with 3x two year olds by Tornado af Knabstrup and a foal by Lauriston all for Sale.
18 May 11 Foals page updated with 4 new pictures and Sales page updated with Hilkens Georgia now offered for Sale or Swap for small horse.
6 May11 News page updated with news of 2011 IPS Auction (including SPSS Potential Event Pony Championships) and the story of how a 31 year old gelding helped bring up an orphan foal last year. Events page also updated with IPS Auction date etc
4 May 11 Foals page updated with 2 more pictures
3 Apr 11 News page updated with news about SPSS Graded mare, Paler Shade of Grey
27 Mar 11 News page updated with announcement of 2011 Young Dressage Pony Championships date and venue
22 Mar 11 News page updated with information about the forthcoming 2011 SPSS Year Book and Stallion Guide and how to get a copy
21 Mar 11 News page updated with news of SOS Kantje's Unicolor being awarded the 2010 SPSS Dancer Medal and of the first SPSS foal of 2011
5 Mar 11 News page updated with news of another stallion joining the SPSS list - Belafonte d'Avalon
5 Feb 11 Sales page updated with Julmar Playmate - another proven broodmare
4 Feb 11 Sales page updated with Marieke - a proven broodmare in foal to Sempers Spirit
2 Feb 11 Stallion List updated with 2011 Stallions; News updated to include report on The Stallion Event.
30 Jan 11 Events & News pages updated with 2011 BEF Futurity Dates
21 Jan 11 Sales page updated with LE Chiffre - who is one of the stallions that achieved SPSS Graded status in 2010.
18 Jan 11 More late News has been added to the 2010 News page!
12 Jan 11 News updated with reports and pictures from the 2011 Breeders Dinner & Awards Ceremony where SPSS breeders took all bar one of the pony awards!!
10 Jan 11 Aimbry Chester's stallion page updated with new pictures and into the new format
7 Jan 11 Events, Grading & News pages update with dates of 2011 Grading & In-Hand Show - 1st & 2nd October 2011. Also, some late News has been added to the 2010 News page - and another 2010 foal picture on the Foals page
6 Jan 11 News page item on The British Stallion Event updated to include Littledale Bright Star in the  list of SPSS stallions attending. Also, email address for Head Office has been updated throughout the site - as it has changed with immediate effect - 
5 Jan 11 Grading and In-Hand Show results pages now updated with lovely photographs from Julia Shearwood Photography
4 Jan 11 News page updated with list of SPSS stallions attending The British Stallion Event and report on recent press mentions for the SPSS.  2009 Foals page updated with photo of D.P.U.K. Blue Moon
1 Jan 11 News page updated for 2011 news with key dates and New Year message
9 Dec 10 Sales page updated with another pony for sale from Wadacre Stud
19 Nov 10 Sales page updated with two ponies from Delaroche Stud and an additional picture of another of his progeny added to Aimbry Chester's page
17 Nov 10 Report on SPSS Potential Showjumping Pony Championships updated to include information about more of the placed ponies plus additional pictures
16 Nov 10 News page updated with report on SPSS Potential Showjumping Pony Championships
8 Nov 10 News page updated with report on SPSS Young Dressage Pony Championships; Sales and Links pages 'tidied up'!!
1 Nov 10 Merchandise page and Order Form revised to reflect price increases from 1 Nov 2010.
30 Oct 10 News updated with link to Running Order for the 2010 Young Dressage Pony Championships
22 Oct 10 News updated with report on 2010 Main Gradings and In-Hand Premium Show plus links to full Grading results and full In-hand Show results
13 Oct 10 News update with news of 2010 SPSS AGM, information about the imminent Mare & Stallion Grading and In-Hand Show and links to consolidated Sports Pony results from the 2010 Futurity Evaluations
12 Oct 10 Grading Information Page updated with class times and catalogue for Main Gradings and In-Hand Show. Also with information for those with mares/stallions attending the grading to download.
22 Aug 10

News and Grading pages updated to inform that the Entries are now being taken for the 2010 Main Grading & In-Hand Premium Show.  These events are being held on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th October 2010 at Heart of England Equestrian, Staffordshire (by kind permission of Claire Ballantyne).  The Mare Grading will be on the Saturday, followed by an In-Hand Premium Show for youngstock. The Stallion Grading will be on the Sunday.

12 Aug 10 News updated with link to report on the winners of the SPSS Highest Placed Mare, Stallion & British Bred pony Trophies awarded at the 2010 Pony European Championships
11 Aug 10 Sales page updated with 2 year old gelding by Littledale Brightstar out of a Broomford Dancer mare.
29 Jul 10 SPSS Pony Europeans Blog updated
28 Jul 10 SPSS Pony Europeans Blog updated with results from trot up and report on Opening Ceremony
12 Jul 10 SPSS Pony Europeans Blog updated with a list of the riders selected for the British Show Jumping team
11 Jul 10 News updated with links to the 2010 Pony Europeans Information page - and to the SPSS Pony Europeans Blog!!.  Closing date for Mare only Grading in the South West in August amended to be a week later.
5 Jul 10 News updated to include information about a Mare only Grading in the South West in August and a request for photographs of SPSS registered ponies for the new SPSS Display Boards.
4 Jul 10 More foals added on 2010 Foals page; picture updated of Brokat's Butterfly on Sales page; pictures updated on Bernwode Brokat's page.
2 Jul 10 News of the 2010 SPSS Young Dressage Pony Championships - schedule & entry forms here.  More foals added on 2010 Foals page
22 Jun 10 News of the SPSS having a presence on Facebook!!
21 Jun 10 Even more foals added on 2010 Foals page; News updated with information about the achievements of two of Aimbry Chester's progeny; Grading page reworked to include information about other key events; email and website contact information added to Manitu N's page.
19 Jun 10 More foals added on 2010 Foals page; another pony added to Sales page
11 Jun 10 More foals added on 2010 Foals page; News updated with information about the 2nd IPS Auction and Rughavens Jackpot's recent achievements
1 Jun 10 More foals added on 2010 Foals page
14 May 10 More ponies added to Sales page
11 May 10 More foals added on 2010 Foals page; a 2 year old filly by Bernwode Brokat on the Sales page and a mare picture on the Mares page
23 Apr 10 3 more foals added on 2010 Foals page
18 Apr 10 New stallion, Daydream, added to Stallions page.
27 Feb 10 News of first foal of season and 2010 Foals page started!  Moorhey Tomahawk's stallion page updated.
18 Apr 10 New stallion, Indien de Here, added to Stallions page.
23 Feb 10 New pony for sale by Bernwode Brokat added
21 Feb 10 Lots of exciting News added!!
15 Feb 10 Stallions page updated as more stallions declare for 2010
9 Feb 10 New page added for Lodor Braint ap Meredith
7 Feb 10 New pages added for Dimple The Best, Dowland K.O. Bo Diddley and Milford Fair Kestrel
5 Feb 10 New pages added for Holmegards Bastian  and Ashfield MacTalla
4 Feb 10 News updated with reports on British Breeding Awards 2009
1 Feb 10 2010 Stallion List published - here - including 5 new stallions for 2010!!
19 Jan 10

New pony for sale added here

17 Jan 10 News updated with reports on British Breeding Awards 2009 and some 2010 dates and other useful information.  Also Links page updated with link the new Elite stallion, Trewithian Stud's Ashfield MacTalla's website.
19 Nov 09 Even more foal pictures added and foals for sale also added to the Sales page.
18 Nov 09 More foal pictures added and more pictures added to Grading and In-Hand Show results.
25 Oct 09 Grading and In-Hand Show Results added; News updated.
7 Oct 09 Grading and Show Times now available here.
23 Sep 09 Info/FAQ and Passports pages updated with improved guidance about how to get a passport for your foal - PLEASE READ before submitting a passport application
15 Sep 09 News updated with details of 2009 AGM.  Sales page update as Jubilee Dancer is now available on loan as well as for sale.  Finally, a picture of a Shingle Hall Senator foal has been added to the Foals page.
1 Sep 09 Schedule and Entry Forms for In-Hand Show and Stabling Booking Form now available here and 5 more ponies added to Sales page.
20 Aug 09 Entry Forms for SPSS Mare and Stallion Gradings now available here
6 Aug 09 Another pony added to Sales page, and another foal to the Foals Page
21 Jul 09 More foal pictures added to Foals page and Rughavens Jackpot's stallion page.  Plus Transfer of Ownership form now available to download here
21 June 09 Another pony added to Sales page and pictures added to the Foals page
16 Jun 09 New pictures and update added to KB Etoile de Lumiere's page; News updated with IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT for breeders and more Foal pictures added!
3 Jun 09 More Foal pictures added!
29 May 09 Another pony added to Sales page; News of 2009 Foals and picture added to the Foals page; and 2007 In Hand Show results finally available (sorry - they fell through the cracks!!)
3 May 09 Another pony added to Sales page, News of Bernwode Nirvana competing Internationally and Stallion List updated to include Caesar 171 and with more information about Devon Prince.
24 Feb 09 Another pony added to Sales page
24 Feb 09 New ponies added to Sales page; important dates for 2009 and details of PSHP Stallion Days added to News; and updates of information for Jonkers' Metyo and Malforin Mac Baloubet
10 Feb 09 More stallions added to Stallion List and additional information added for the new 2009 stallions.
1 Feb 09 New News added; Stallion List updated for 2009; stallion page added for new SPSS sire Redoubtable; Aimbry Chester stallion page updated.
22 Oct 08 Grading results added here; In Hand Premium Show results added here
14 Oct 08 Grading & In-Hand Show Times added - here
22 Sep 08 Yearling pony added to For Sale page
18 Sep 08 Stabling Application Form for 2008 Gradings/Show now available to download here; Info and FAQ page updated with new FAQs on the In-Hand Show
2 Sep 08 In-hand Show schedule and Entry Form now available for download here
23 Aug 08 Entry Forms for 2008 Gradings now available to download from Grading page
17 Aug 08 More News, Foal pictures and ponies For Sale!
11 May 08 Lots more foals added as well as a 4 year old pony on the Sales page
25 Mar 08 Youngster by Bernwode Brokat added to Sales page
21 Mar 08 Cherokee Chief's web page updated with new picture.  News of 1st reported 2008 SPSS foal and start of 2008 Foals page.
12 Mar 08 Stallions page updated again with details of those stallions confirmed as standing with the SPSS for 2008.  Plus News of the 2008 Futurity series
3 Feb 08 Stallions page updated with details of those stallions confirmed as standing with the SPSS for 2008 - including 5 exciting new stallions that passed the 2007 Grading.
27 Jan 08 News of SPSS Awards at the BEF British Breeders Dinner
21 Jan 08 Significant update to News page with news of Stallion Parade, New Rules and Important Breeding Dates in 2008
1 Dec 07 Sales page updated with details of a yearling filly by Littledale Brightstar
15 Oct 07 News update with results of 2007 Gradings
12 Sep 07 Sales page updated with details of a yearling filly by Laban.  New News letter available for download (from News page).  Stabling Form now available to download from Grading Information page.  New link to Rochand Sports Ponies on Links page
3 Sep 07 Loads more News again!  Including info about the £300 to be won at the 2007 In-Hand Premium Show!
14 Aug 07 Loads more News - including links to full results from BD Breed Show and Results to date from BB Futurity.  Updated stallion list with Acado and Betys Enfys added as registered for this stud season.  Latest Newsletter available to download from News page
22 Jul 07

Sales, Foals & Mares pages all updated

23 Jun 07 Grading Entry Forms and In-Hand Show Schedule now available to download.  More Foal Pictures added and News Updated.  Information section updated to include answers to Frequently Asked Questions - in particular with regard to Grading and Registration.
11 Jun 07 Major update - including details of new SPSS Elite Stallion, Machno Carwyn; 2007 grading dates and details; 2007 in-hand show date and details; 2007 foals page and updated News page (including link to latest SPSS Newsletter).
4 Feb 07 Stallions page updated to show those stallions that have returned their 2007 Registration paperwork and are therefore entitled to stand as SPSS sires this season
8 Jan 07 Sales page updated
19 Nov 06 News updated to include report on 2006 Grading, Grading Results, In-hand and YHE Results.
17 Oct 06 Timetable and Entry List for 2006 Grading and In Hand Premium Show available here.  New merchandise including Thermatex Pony Rugs now available here
2 Oct 06 APOLOGIES!  Unfortunately, the email forwarding from the website failed without the Webmaster realising - many apologies if you have been struggling to send email over the last few weeks.  The problem should now be fixed.
2 Oct 06 For Sale page updated - 3 year old colt by SPSS Stallion Gorsfraith Brenin for sale.
29 Sep 06 In-hand Show Schedule amended to correct typo for Male Youngstock Class - class is open to yearling and 2 year old colts and yearling, two and three year old geldings not as in original schedule.  Click here to download corrected schedule.
27 Sep 06 For Sale and News pages updated.
4 Sep 06 For Sale page updated.
20 Aug 06 News and Grading pages updated to include link to download In-Hand Show Schedule.  More ponies (including foals) added to Sales page.
13 Aug 06 News updated to include details of 2006 gradings (also on Grading page), Pony Evaluation Final, In-hand show and SPSS foal success at a Futurity Qualifier.
23 Jul 06 News updated to include BD Breed Show Results and more pictures added to foals page
26 Jun 06 Another new foal picture, Carregcoch Bleddyn page updated and more news of Wayland Loganberry
18 Jun 06 Foals page updated with pictures of 3 Ousbek foals; Sales page updated with Stafford Twilight 4 year old filly.
8 Apr 06 News page updated.
18 Mar 06 Sales page updated with Bernwode Stud and Rosewater Stud ponies for sale.
25 Feb 06 Stallions page updated with stallions declared for 2006 so far.  News page updated
8 Jan 06 Stallions page updated with stallions declared for 2006 so far.  Sales page updated with new Laban filly and reduced prices for other Laban youngstock.
30 Dec 05 News page updated with news that frozen semen from SPSS stallions is now accepted in the US, a new Head Studbook mare, a son of Aimbry Chester and more opportunities for Sports Ponies.  There is also a page of Key Dates for Sports Ponies in 2006.
1 Nov 05 News page updated and 2005 Grading results available
5 Sep 05 Another couple of foal pictures added - here.  Also details of 23rd October 2005 Grading now on the Grading page - here
18 Jul 05 Lots of new foal pictures added - here
3 Jul 05 News updated with link to BD Breed Show Pony Results and news of the latest stallion to be accepted by the SPSS - Sheepcote Wurlitzer.
3 Jun 05 The first 2005 foal pictures appear on site (Foals); News and Grading pages updated as September grading has had to be cancelled.  Dun Colt added to For Sale page
23 May 05 News updated with news of an Aimbry Chester yearling's success at the Newark and Notts County Show
25 Apr 05 News updated with Stallion Height increase, May 2005 newsletter and details of BD Young Horse & Breeding Championship 2005
10 Apr 05 News updated with 2005 Grading Dates (also on Grading page) and details of SPSS ponies 'spotted' in Horse & Hound.
2 Apr05 List of declared stallions updated to include declaration of Special Edition and For Sale page updated to include SPSS Licensed Stallion  Albion Domino who is for Sale or Long Term Loan
31 Mar 05 List of declared stallions updated to include declaration of Diptford Star Attraction
4 Mar 05 Stallion Details pages added for  Trenawin Lanikai, Showtime and Bryony Easter Bunny
2 Mar 05 Stallion Details pages added for Caesar 171, Grey Palace and Crimchard Talisman
27 Feb 05 New bay filly born 1st June 2004, by Laban, added  to For Sale page. 
24 Feb 05 List of declared stallions updated to include latest declarations.
23 Feb 05 New bay colt born 29th March 2004, by Laban, added to For Sale page.  Detailed pages updated for Laban and Langstaffe Donnerstag  List of declared stallions updated to include latest declarations.
17 Feb 05 Carregcoch Bleddyn's detailed page updated.
14 Feb 05 Very appropriately for a Valentines Day update - the list of stallions declared so far this year has been added to the News page!
21 Jan 05 Stallions and Links pages updated to show latest SPSS stallions and links to their stud's sites
15 Jan 05 New News item about Betwys Enfys; some old news items now available as link from News page.
8 Jan 05 Link to home of Betws Enfys added to Links page; December 04 newsletter now available from link on News page; full 2004 grading results available from link on Gradings page.
6 Dec 04 2004 Carregcoch Bleddyn filly added to sales and foals page; link to Machno Stud added to links page.
28 Nov 04 More ponies added to sales page
20 Nov 04 Article about the Heart of England 2004 Grading - including tips on how to prepare your pony for grading. 
24 Oct 04 News page updated
6 Sep 04 Sales page updated
15 Aug 04 News updated
18 Jul 04 Another cute foal picture added - of a coloured Bernwode Brokat colt
24 Jun 04 Pictures added of two 2004 Ousbek foals
8 Jun 04 Sales page added and Foals page updated with pictures of Aimbury Chester and Nibelungenheld IV foals.
29 May 04 Foals page updated with pictures of Special Edition's and Langstaffe Donnerstag's 2004 foals
24 May 04 News and Foals pages updated
14 May 04 Detailed page added for HAWLING WILLOWS FLYTE
13 Mar 04 Detailed pages added for following stallions: LITTLEDALE BRIGHT STAR, ORCHARD GLASNOST, LANGSTAFFE DONNERSTAG, WHITE KOSSAK, DIPTFORD STAR ATTRACTION, WOLFGANG BRAVO, SPECIAL EDITION, CORNHILL SNICKER
11 Mar 04 News page updated - including details of new height limit for mares
11 Mar 04 Links page updated with additional useful links
10 Mar 04 Stallion page updated with latest contact information
7 Mar 04 Link to pictures and more details about GORSFRAITH BRENIN added to stallion page
7 Mar 04 STRINESDALE MATADOR's detailed page updated - access from Stallions page
3 Mar 04 GORSFRAITH BRENIN's details updated on stallion page
29 Feb 04 News page updated - to include details of qualifiers for BD young Horse Championships and Declared Stallions
29 Feb 04 Stallions page updated to highlight those declared so far for 2004 and new licensed stallion BERNWODE NIRVANA
 

   

 

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