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 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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The SPSS welcomes all Sports Pony enthusiasts


Support the SPSS by becoming a member. Members can:

  • Obtain a passport for any foal (regardless of expected adult height) by an SPSS graded stallion and/or out of an SPSS graded, passported or registered mare

  • Register and grade ponies and small horses (up to 158cms)

  • Pay less to enter youngstock for In-Hand Evaluation

  • Receive the annual SPSS Stallion Guide by post ahead of it's general distribution.

  • Advertise SPSS Passported/Registered ponies for free on the Sales page.

  • Have a link to your stud's website on the Links page

  • Submit news, photographs and other information about their SPSS ponies.

Note that only fully paid up members can passport, register and grade ponies with the SPSS for breeding and documentation purposes. 


** Membership benefit **


The SPSS will mail each issue of The British Breeder magazine to members.  There are normally 4 issues a year, in February, May, August and November.



Membership Cost (from 1/1/2019)


* Annual individual membership: 301
* Annual family or foreign membership: 401
* Life membership (individual): 250
* Life membership (family): 350


Membership runs per calendar year.  Family membership covers 2 or more named people at the same address.  Individual membership is for those aged 18 and over only; those under 18 can be family members but the first listed family member must be 18 or over.


Note 1:  If membership is renewed by standing order on the 1st January each year then the annual membership fees reduce by 5 (so 25 for annual individual Membership and 35 for annual family membership)



British-bred show jumping pony Ammanvalley Santino - part of the Gold Medal winning GB team at the 2018 Pony Pony European Championships on the cover of the British Breeder magazine

By kind permission of British Breeding of Great Britain

Application Forms

New members:

Click here for an Application Form in Word format or here for it in PDF format

Existing members renewing:

Click here for a Membership Renewal Form (2022) in Word format or here for it in PDF format


Note that the annual membership fees increased for 2019. However, if you set up a Standing Order or regular Bank Transfer to pay for your membership on 1st January each year, then the cost remains at 2015 rates (ie 25 for individuals and 35 for families/ foreign).


The latest Competition Stallion Guide is mailed to all members (while stocks last)



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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