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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 10.30 am to 4 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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Grey Palace and Jordan Whittaker

In 2004, a total of nine new stallions joined the SPSS studbook - two of them (Caesar 171 and Grey Palace) with ELITE status in recognition of their outstanding competition records.  A total of 17 mares were also accepted into the Head, Main or Preliminary Studbooks.


The gradings took place at:

HOE = Heart of England Equestrian Centre (Autumn 2004)

NPS = New Priory Stud  (Autumn 2004)

HMS = Half Moon Stud  (Spring 2004)


The results of the 2004 Gradings are:




Caesar 171 (Weser Ems) - Owner Portia Manning - already graded & performance tested in Germany

Grey Palace (IHR) - Owner Jayne Whittaker - Score 87.5% at HOE


Permanently Graded:

Betws Enfys (WPCS C) - Owner Mrs N Oldershaw - Score 76.08% at HOE

Bryony Easter Bunny (WPCS B) - Owner Mrs V Simpson - Score 71.92% at HOE


Temporary Licence Granted:

Bernwode Nirvana (Weser Ems) - Owner Bernwode Stud - Score 87% at HMS

Trenawin Lanikai (BWBS) - Owner Babette Cole - Score 76.92% at NPS

Buran (Akhalteke IAAH) - Owner Viscountess Bury - Score 76.67% at HOE

Trobadour (Irish CPS) - Owner Mr M Igoe - Score 70.76% at HOE


Foundation Studbook:

Ashfield Village (IHR) - Owner Mr M Igoe - Score 74.2% at HOE - Foundation Stud Book (as incomplete pedigree)




Head Studbook:

Wayland Moonsannah (New Forest) - Owner Michele Linnegar - Score 77% at HMS

Dornroschen (Westphalian) - Owner Sarah Eberle - graded State Premium in Germany


Main Studbook

Harroway Rainbow (PBA) - Owner Lucinda Sims -  - Score 79% at NPS

Brambridge Revelation (Welsh Sec D)- Owner Pat Lindsay - Score 75.8% at NPS

Ragtime Annie (PB Welsh) - Owner Jane Tanner - Score 73% at HOE

Langstaffe Evening Darling (SHB(GB)) - Owner Liz Brindle - Score 72.69% at HOE

Adieu AP (Dutch PB Welsh)- Owner Ann Parker  - Score 72.5% at NPS

Tunnel Hill Dancer (AES)- Owner Anne Parker - Score 72%

Bizzie Lizzie (SPSS) - Owner Patricia Badham - Score 72%

Houdiniís Aristocrat (Belgian NFPS) - Owner Kate Odey - Score 70.76% at HOE

Papaja (Polish Arab) - Owner Mrs C Planton  - Score 70.5% at NPS

Longdean Summer Solstice (PB Hanoverian) - Owner Emma Barnes - Score 70% at HMS

Bernwode Denessy (Weser Ems)- Owner Hazel Chittleborough - graded Germany


Preliminary Studbook (where the pedigree is incomplete):

Colwyn Foxy Lady (SPSS) - Owner Jane Tanner - Score 78.18% at HOE

Trevoulter Silver Jewel (SPSS) - Owner Kerensa Pleuss - Score 76% at NPS

Trevoulter Silver Arrow (Welsh PB) - Owner Kerensa Pleuss - Score 71.5% at NPS

Jubilee Jive (SPSS) - Owner Jane Tanner - Score 66% at HOE


Langstaffe Evening Darling at the Heart of England grading. She is by Graded SPSS stallion Langstaffe Donnerstag out of Langstaffe Evening Prayer (TB) who is a graded SHB(GB) head stud book mare


The Sports Pony Studbook Society

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

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