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The 2010 Pony European Championships is being held at Bishop Burton College, near Beverley, East Yorkshire from 27th July to 1st August.  The SPSS is delighted to be celebrating our 10th anniversary by supporting the 2010 Pony European Championships as a Cross Country fence sponsor and by presenting trophies to the Highest Placed Individual Mare, Stallion and British-bred pony in each of the Individual European Championships. In addition, all Ponies with an SPSS connection will receive SPSS Merit Awards.


There will be SPSS Display Boards in the Bishop Burton College Marquee and copies of our "10th Anniversary Souvenir Booklet and Stallion Guide" and other literature will be available to take away.


In the build-up to the Championships and during the event, we are going to be keeping a blog of the latest news and results - see here.


The event consists of the FEI European Pony Dressage, Eventing and Jumping Championships as well as a FEI Pony Show Jumping Event (CSIP), the FIHB European Horseball Pony Championships 2010 and over the weekend, a Town & Country Fair.  SO there will always be events to watch as well as a variety of trade stands and other displays - including Falconry, Quad bike challenge, Mini Zoo, Dry stone walling, Chainsaw sculpture, Ferret racing, Dog agility, Craft fair, Children's activities (traditional crafts, face painting), Vintage machinery displays and there are real Meercats in the Mini Zoo!!


Opening Times:

FEI European Pony Championships 28th July 1st August 2010 - Gates open: 8am till late

Town & Country Weekend 31st July 1st August - 11am 4.30pm


Ticket prices (Championships and Town & Country Weekend):

All ticket prices are per day. Tickets available on the gate only.

Individuals: 5 Family Ticket (two adults, two children): 15 Under 5s: Free



For location and direction information see the Pony Euros Website - here

York Road, Bishop Burton

Beverley, East Yorkshire

HU17 8QG



Show Jumping at the 2010 Pony Europeans Venue

Photo by Adam Fanthorpe 2010

Outline Schedule:


The detailed Schedule will be available on the Pony Euros Website here but as at 5th July, the proposed schedule is:















Pony Measuring and Inspection/Trot up

(Dressage, Jumping & Eventing)

Dressage Team Competition

Dressage Team Competition


CSIP Competition

Eventing Dressage Phase


CSIP Competition

Jumping Consolation Competition


Dressage Consolation Competition

Dressage Kur Competition


Eventing Jumping Phase


Eventing Dressage Phase


Jumping Individual Qualifying

Jumping Team Competition


Dressage Individual Competition

Eventing - Cross Country Phase


CSIP Competition

Jumping Individual Competition


Opening Ceremony


Jumping Individual Qualifying


CSIP Competition


Pony riders try out the facilities at Bishop Burton College during the Pony Europeans Press Day.

Photos by Adam Fanthorpe 2010










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

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