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Strathallan Castle, Auchterarder Dressage

NPS Scotland Summer Show Dressage

Strathallan Castle, Auchterarder PH3 1JZ

Saturday 8th June 2019

Open to NPS members and non-members –

Please click the link below for online entry

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Prelim 7 and Novice 24

Entries can be pre entered or made on the day.

Dressage will be run on a self-declaration system that you choose a time that fits with your own timetable.

Times will be available from 10am – 2pm on the day.

This competition is a qualifier for the National Pony Society/FIONA CORK SADDLES Dressage Final which will be run in accordance with the 2018/2019 NPS Dressage Rules. (membership is not required to qualify, but is required to compete at the finals)

NPS Scotland Summer Show 2019 Update!

Everything you need to know about the NPS Summer Show

Saturday 8th June 2019
Strathallan Castle, Auchterarder PH3 1JZ

The NPS Scotland Committee are delighted to say that, after a three year absence, we are to be returning back to Strathallan Castle for our Summer Show 2019, by very kind permission of Anna Roberts.

We are in the process of completely revamping the schedule, with new classes, a new timetable and a complete refresh of this event.

We very much hope you will put the date in your diary and support this Show. It is one of the most fantastic venues in Scotland and we are all delighted to be returning to what we like to call our ‘home ground’.

Below is everything you need to know about the NPS Summer Show 2019 including the Dressage details

Summer Show 2019 Dressage Details

Summer Show 2019 Entry Form

Summer Show 2019 Schedule

Summer Show 2019 Timetable

Summer Show 2019 Judges List

Summer Show 2019 Sponsorship Form

Please click the link below for online entry

Enter Online

Horse and rider

2018 Points Scheme Winner!

A short introduction to our 2018 winner of the Points, and Lady Faifax Lucy Trophy.   Glenmore of Roisbheinn owned by Sophie Beaumont, an outstanding example of the versatility of the native breeds.
Points Scheme Pic 22018 was an amazing year for Glenmore of Roisbheinn (AKA Grom) and Susan Chappelhow –Lacey. The partnership of four years has gone from strength to strength. Initially competing in flat classes and consistently being placed in the top 10; the pair progressed to Working Hunter Classes and eventually to Eventing. Jumping is their passion

 

Competing in over 15 BE90 events in 2018 and accruing 51 Foundation points, they have qualified for both Badminton and Blair Horse Trials in 2019. Grom is believed to be the first pure bred Highland Pony to compete at this level. Earning their place at the Arena Eventing Championships at Blenheim Palace the pair finished in third place. Clear but rather too quick. At flint & Denbigh Show in August they won their ticket to HOYS to compete in the under 143cms workers. Unfortunately taking a pole out with his tail they dropped from 3rd to 11th place.

In just two outings to British Dressage affiliated events they qualified for the Native Dressage Championships at Novice & Elementary level. A none horse related injury stopped Susie making the trip to Vale View.

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This truly remarkable combination has gone a long way to prove the versatility of the Highland Pony and we wish them every success in 2019.

Harbro continue sponsorship of NPS Scotland Points Scheme for 2019

We are delighted that Harbro are extending their sponsorship of the Points Scheme for 2019.  Harbro took over the sponsorship in 2016 of the then Performance Scheme which was then revised to the Points Scheme in 2017 and has run now for 2018.  The competition is running well and is now starting to roll out to include more new exhibitors from a spread of disciplines with this year’s prize winners coming from Cumbria to Caithness.   NPS Scotland are delighted to see the very wide range of native ponies and part breds who are excelling in performance throughout the country.

The prize giving is at the AGM in February and there are some beautiful silver trophies awarded with a raft of rosettes to all exhibitors.  All prize winners receive Harbro vouchers along with fabulous rugs, and gifts to the champions and reserves all very kindly sponsored by Harbro.

Harbro operates a network of country stores spanning Scotland, supplying both the farming, equestrian and wider rural community with quality products for country life. Harbro Country Stores  On behalf of our winners thank you to Harbro, and we very much look forward to working together for 2019.

2019 Judge List

2019 Rule Book

NPS Scotland Harbro Point Scheme 2019

As we have just completed our second year of the revised Points Scheme which superseded the traditional Performance Scheme everyone seems to be happy with the new format which now welcomes entries from Ridden and Driving disciplines as well In Hand competitors too.

The objective of this scheme still remains the same as a competition to promote and recognise the versatility of all the native breeds and their part-breds.

Riders/drivers/handlers can be of any age, and members and non-members of NPS Scotland are open to enter. Entry fees are £10 for NPS Scotland members and £15 for non-members. The competition runs from 1st January to 31st December each year. Entries can be made throughout the year as long as you have kept a log of your results.

Ponies are awarded points which are graded according to the activity which range from attending Pony Club games and rallies to competing at Driving Marathons, Long Distance Rides, Hunter Trials or Horse of the Year Show. There truly is something for everyone in this competition. See Points Scheme 2019 Record Book for details on how points are awarded.

To enter by post please complete and return the 2019 Entry Form

To enter online please use the Enter online

The prize giving takes place at the NPS Scotland AGM in February each year.

Tom & David Lifetime Achievers!

Congratulations to Tom Best & David Blair who picked up the “Lifetime Achievement” award at the “National Equestrian Awards” at Dunblane Hydro on March 1st.

Tom & David’s celebrated “Waxwing Stud” has produced many outstanding Welsh Section A & B ponies in the more than four decades since it was established.
Not only have they enjoyed showing success to the very highest level but as judges, breeders and champions of our native breeds they have won many friends & admirers.

Generous with their time, knowledge and experience, Tom & David could not be more deserving of this prestigious award.

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