Events


The Dales Pony Society runs several shows a year. These are open to members only (join here).

The Spring Stallion & Breed show is held on the first Saturday in May near Barnard Castle, Co Durham.

The Summer Breed show (& HOYS qualifier) is held on the first Saturday in August near Barnard Castle, Co Durham.

Schedules for the above two are sent to all members automatically.

There are regional breed shows held each year; the Southern, the Midlands, Derbyshire, East Anglian and Cumbrian. See below for details

Please note that the shows listed and many other events can contribute to the Points Competition. Please see the Society page for more details.

Dales Pony Society Shows and Events


Please note the following definitions when making entries for DPS shows.

  • Owner: The person whose name appears in the passport and stud book

  • Exhibitor: The person who makes the entry to the show

  • Handler/Rider: The person who is handling or riding the pony in the ring

The Exhibitor needs to be a paid-up Full Member. The Handlers and Riders need to be paid-up Members.

 

Affiliated and Associated Shows


Please note that the shows wishing to affiliate should see the Services, Passports and Forms page for details.

2017 Affiliated shows - these will be updated to 2018 - most shows continue to affiliate every year so will give members a guide to shows carrying the DPS rosettes.

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NPS Scotland Spring - SNEC, Oatridge, Edinburgh - April 22-23 2017

NPS Area 14 Spring - Ashfields Carriage Driving & Polo Centre, Stansted - April 23 2017

NPS Area 4 Spring - Richmond Equestrian Centre - April 30th 2017

Dorset Fell & Dales Show - Hurn Bridge Equestrian, Christchurch - April 30th 2017

Fell, Dales & Friends Show - Sandringham Estate - May 6th 2017

Nottinghamshire County Show - Newark-upon-trent - May 13/14th 2017

Highland, Fell & Dales Scotland Show - Brechin Castle Brechin, May 14th 2017

Devon County Show - Westpoint, Exeter - May 18th-20th 2017

Native Pony Festival - Crescent Farm, Throckley - May 21st 2017

Heathfield Ag.Show - Little Tottingworth Farm, Heathfield - May 27th 2017

Hertforshire County Show - Redbourn - May 27-28th 2017

Surrey County - Stoke Park, Guilford - May 29th 2017

Royal Bath & West Show - Shepton Mallet, Somerset - May 31-June 3rd 2017

Suffolk Ag.Show - Trinity Park, Ipswich - May 31-June 1st 2017

Midland Counties Show - Arena UK, Grantham - June 3/4 2017

Royal Cornwall Ag.Show -  Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge - June 8-10th 2017

South of England Show - Ardingly - June 9th 2017

Derbyshire Festival of Showing - Somerford Park, Congleton - June 10-11th 2017

Cumberland County Show - East Park, Carlisle - June 17th 2017

Lincolnshire Show - Grange-de-lings, Lincoln - June 21-22 2017

Royal Highland Show - Ingliston, Edinburgh - June 25th

Royal Norfolk Show- Norwich - June 28-29th 2017

Kent County Show - Maidstone - July 7-July 9th 2017

Ryedale Show - Welburn, Kirkbymoorside - July 25th 2017

New Forest & Hampshire County Show - Brockenhurst - July 26-27th 2017

Hinderwell Show - Hinderwell - August 11th 2017

Sedgefield Show - Sedgefield - August 12th 2017

Reeth Show - Reeth - August 28th 2017

Bucks County - Weedon, Aylesbury - August 31st 2017

Dorset County - Dorchester - Sept 2-3rd 2017

Bowes Show - Gilmonby, Bowes - Sept 9th 2017

Romsey Show - Romsey - Sept 9th 2017

Eggleston Show - Eggleston, Barnard Castle - Sept 16th 2017

Newbury & District Show - Newbury, Thatcham - Sept 16-17th 2017

Rare Breeds of the Year Show - Arena UK, Grantham - Oct 7th 2017