Welcome to the Dales Pony Society

The Society maintains its own stud book and registers, and licenses all approved Dales Pony Stallions. It runs a Spring and a Summer breed show, a Performance show, a Foal show, an Annual Points Scheme, a Midlands show, a Southern show, an East Anglian show, an Annual Pleasure Ride and an Annual Driving Rally. A newsletter is published for Members in the Spring and Autumn.

Patron - HRH the Prince of Wales

Supported by a grant from the Horserace Betting Levy Board.


Latest Items

Very sadly we have to inform members of the death yesterday of Mrs Sybil Lee, of Halifax, West Yorkshire. Judge, breeder (Waltroyd ponies) and long time member of the Society, Sybil will be sadly missed. We send our sympathies to her husband David.

Our Treasurer, Mr Ian Graham, is planning to retire from this position in the next few months, presenting this financial year's figures at the AGM. He is also proposing relinquishing his responsibilities as company secretary and editor of the website. If you would like to express an interest in any of these positions, then please contact the Secretary at info@dalespony.org

Would you like to be a sponsor for the Spring and Summer shows? If so, please contact the Show Secretary or see the sponsorship form on the Services page.

2017 Points Competition Form on the Society page.

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About the Breed

The Dales pony is one of the United Kingdom's native mountain and moorland pony breeds. The breed is known for its strength, hardiness, stamina, courage, intelligence, and good disposition.

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About the Society

The Society is both a Registered Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee. We aim to promote and encourage the breeding of high class Dales Ponies.

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