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    NATIONAL PONY SOCIETY
    SUPREME DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017/2018

    This competition was introduced to encourage both performance and education of British bred ponies and their riders.Qualifiers will run from the 1st of April 2017 through to 31st March, 2018 and culminate in the

    NPS Supreme Dressage Championship Final

    to be held at the prestigious show venue
    Saturday 7th April 2018
    Addington Manor Equestrian Centre,
    Addington, Buckinghamshire
    British Dressage Tests Prelim 18 & Novice 30 will be used for all qualifiers.
    Each test will consist of the following six sections all of which will have their own Final:-
    • Registered Mountain & Moorland breeds not exceeding 138cm
    • Registered Mountain & Moorland breeds exceeding 138cm
    • Registered British Riding Ponies
    • Part Bred Horses/Ponies registered with their appropriate Native Breed Part Bred Stud Book – including Part Bred Arab ponies over stamped in the British Riding Pony Stud book and ponies registered with the British Sports Pony Stud Book. Please note Part Bred Native ponies and Sports ponies over stamped within the British Riding Pony & Stud Book may only compete in one section per season.
    • Highest placed Mini rider aged under 12 years on 1st January 2017
    • Highest placed Junior rider under 18 years on 1st January 2017
    • The two highest placed ponies in each section at each qualifying show will qualify for the 2018 Final and also be eligible to be chosen to represent their Breed, NPS Area or other team in the Team Challenge which will be incorporated into the 2018 Championship Final.
    • Qualifying rounds are open to competitors from the UK and elsewhere. All qualifiers will receive a qualification card,
      The Final will run in accordance with the 2017/2018 NPS Dressage Rules which will be available to all NPS Members. Copyright .All Rights Reserved 2016
    • Horse/ponies must be ridden at the Final by the qualifying rider. You must be fully paid up Dressage, Qualifying or Life members of the NPS for 2018 in order to compete at the Final.

    At the Final the winners of each section for each Test will be required to perform a 4.5 minute Freestyle to Music for the judging of the Overall NPS Supreme Dressage titles. Ponies may only compete in this section once even if they have won both their Preliminary & Novice section Finals.

    A Team Challenge is incorporated in the 2018 Championship Final. Each Team to comprise four ponies and riders who have qualified for any section of the NPS Supreme Dressage Championships 2017/2018. All four Team Ponies scores to count. Each Pony & Rider combination may only compete for one Team.

    There will be both Preliminary & Novice Team Championships plus overall Supreme Team awards for Teams competing in both Tests.

    No show affiliation fee will be charged for 2017/2018 qualifiers.

    Requests for qualifiers are welcomed from NPS Areas, Breed/Show Societies, Pony Club Branches , Riding Clubs & Competition Centers in the UK and Europe.

    Qualifiers should be run under British Dressage rules wherever possible. All qualifying shows are requested to use BD list Judges if possible.

    British Dressage Tests Prelim 18 & Novice 30 to be used for all qualifiers.

    Shows are requested to offer all 6 sections qualifications but exceptions will be considered for approval by the Dressage Working Group.

    Qualifier Application Packs and Information :-

    • Dressage Affiliation Form

    Contact:- NPS Dressage Working Group Secretary, Mrs. Angela Kember on Tel: 01580 211747 or email her on :- angela.kember@btinternet.com.

    Please show us on your affiliation form the exact way you would like your event to be displayed in our publications, which will include the NPS website and NPS Dressage Working Group Facebook page.

    NPS
    SUPREME DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIP
    Qualifying Rounds: For 2017/2018

    4th April, 2017

    Tall Trees Dressage, Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR. Secretary. Paula Dent. Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR.
    Tel: 07917850007
    E-mail: nicholas.sanders06@tiscali.com

    6th April, 2017

    Inchcoonans Dressage. Inchcoonans Competition and Livery Yard, Errol, Yard, Errol, Perth. PH2 7RB.
    Tel : 07986687710 www.inchcoonansequestrian.com. E-mail: shows@inchcoonansequestrian.co.uk
    Perth. PH2 7RB. Sec. C. Wivell, Inchcoonans Competition and Livery

    13th April, 2017

    Crow Wood Dressage, Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT. Sec. Brenda Pamplin Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT.
    Tel: 01282 471906

    16th April, 2017

    Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Sec. Mrs. S. A. Greenwood, Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN.
    Tel: 01713092956 / 0170487380 www.warrenfarmequesrian.co.uk
    E-mail: warrenfarm@btconnect.com

    16th April, 2017

    Inchcoonans Dressage. Inchcoonans Competition and Livery Yard, Errol, Perth. PH2 7RB. Sec. C. Wivell, Inchcoonans Competition and Livery Yard, Errol, Perth. PH2 7RB.
    Tel 07986687710. www.inchcoonansequestrian.com email shows@inchcoonansequestrian.co.uk

    30th April, 2017

    Crow Wood Dressage, Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT. Sec. Brenda Pamplin Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT.
    Tel: 01282 471906 www.crowwoodequestrian.com
    E-mail info@crowwoodequestrian.com

    6th May, 2017

    Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Sec. Mrs. S. A. Greenwood, Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Tel : 01713092956 / 0170487380 www.warrenfarmequesrian.co.uk
    email warrenfarm@btconnect.com

    11th May, 2017

    Crow Wood Dressage, Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT. Sec. Brenda Pamplin Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT. Tel: 01282 471906
    www.crowwoodequestrian.com
    e-mail info@crowwoodequestrian.com

    14th May, 2017

    NPS Area XI Heart of England Summer Show,Solihull Riding Club, Four Ashes Road, Bentley Heath, Solihull, West Midlands. B93 8QE. Sec. Caroline Cook, Eden Tree Lodge, Bradwell, Hope Valley. S33 9JT.
    Tel :07817 522693 www.npsareaxi.com
    email carolinecook86@hotmail.co.uk

    21st May, 2017

    Tall Trees Dressage, Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR. Secretary. Paula Dent. Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR.
    Tel : 07917850007
    E.mail: nicholas.sanders06@tiscali.com

    27 & 28th May, 2017

    WPCS Performance show at Triley Fields, Equestrian Centre, Abergavenny. Sec. Tanya Baldwin, Rhos-y-gllern. Garth, Llangammarch Wells. Powys. LD4 4BG. Tel : 01591 620706 / 07544 054311
    E-mail jantonstud@googlemail.com

    3rd June, 2017

    Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Sec. Mrs. S. A. Greenwood, Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Tel: 01713092956 / 0170487380
    email warrenfarm@btconnect.com

    24th June, 2017

    Tall Trees Dressage, Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR. Secretary. Paula Dent. Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR. Tel : 07917850007
    email nicholas.sanders06@tiscali.com

    25th June, 2017

    Crow Wood Dressage, Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT. Sec. Brenda Pamplin Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT. Tel : 01282 471906
    www.crowwoodequestrian.com
    e-mail info@crowwoodequestrian.com

    1st July , 2017

    Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Sec. Mrs. S. A. Greenwood, Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN.
    Tel: 01713092956 / 0170487380 www.warrenfarmequesrian.co.uk
    email warrenfarm@btconnect.com

    2nd July, 2017

    Scottish Connemara Group Show, Harrison & Hetherington Auction Mart, St. Boswells, Scottish Borders TD6 0PP . Sec.Mrs Julie Somervail. Oxnam Neuk, Oxon, Jedburgh. TD8 6RE.
    Tel : 07730409966 Or email julie.somervail@btinternet.com

    8/9th July, 2017

    National Shetland Performance Show. Three Counties Shoground, Malvern, Worcs. WR13 6NW. Sec, Mrs S. Bearcroft, Ropers Farm, Longdon Hill, Evesham, Worcs. WR11 7RP. Tel : 01386 446097 / 07790 004375 www.shetlandperformance.co.uk email shetlandperformance@hotmail.co.uk

    14th July, 2017

    Tall Trees Dressage, Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR. Secretary. Paula Dent. Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR. Tel: 07917850007 emailnicholas.sanders06@tiscali.com

    15th July, 2017

    British Connemara Pony Society Ridden Show, Washbrook Farm, Ashton-le-Walls.Northants. NN11 6RT. Sec.Mrs Julie Somervail. Oxnam Neuk, Oxon, Jedburgh. TD8 6RE.
    Tel: : 01835 863462 / : 07730409966 Or email julie.somervail@btinternet.com

    18th July, 2017

    British Connemara Pony SocietyBreed Show, Washbrook Farm, Aston-le -Walls. Northants. NN11 RT. Sec. Jlie Somervail. Oxnam Neuk, Jedburgh TD8 10RE. Tel :07730409966 email jlie.somervail@btinternet.com

    30th July, 2017

    Isle of Wight Mountain and Moorland Pony society, Froghill Farm, Sandford, Ventnor , Isle of Wight. Sec. Jennifer Attrill, Warrendale Lane, End Road, Bembridgem Isle of Wight. PO35 5SZ. Tel :07973884880 www.Jwmmponies.co.uk. email jenniferattrill@hotmail.co.uk

    1st – 3rd August, 2017

    National Pony Society Summer Championships. Three Counties Showground, Malvern. Sec. Sacha Shaw, NPS, Arthur Rank Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. CV8 2LG. Tel :01420 88333. email. admin@nationalponysociety.com. www.nationalponysociety.com

    5th August,2017

    Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Sec. Mrs. S. A. Greenwood, Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Tel :01713092956 / : 0170487380 . www.warrenfarmequesrian.co.uk email warrenfarm@btconnect.com

    6th August, 2017

    Dales Pony Society Summer Show. Streatlam Farm, Barnard Castle, Co Durham. DL12 8TZ. Secretary. Mrs Rene Bradley, Higher Greenhill Farm, Salterforth Lane, Salterforth, Nr Barnoldswick, Lancashire. BB18 5ST. Tel :07802 484870 www.dalespony.org. Email renebradley@sky.com

    26th August, 2017

    New Forest Pony Breeding & Cattle Soiety Annual breed Show, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hants. SO42 7QH. Sec. Miss Hilary Palmer, Riverside House, Back Lane, Sturminster Marshall, Wimbourne, Dorset. BH21 4BP. Tel: 01258 857588 / :07766 285865 www.newforestpony.com email hilary.palmer@gmail.com

    27th August, 2017

    Crow Wood Dressage, Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT. Sec. Brenda Pamplin Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane, Burnley, BB12 0RT. Tel :01282 471906 www.crowwoodequestrian.com e-mail info@crowwoodequestrian.com

    16th September, 2017

    Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Sec. Mrs. S. A. Greenwood, Warren Farm Dressage, Warren Farm, Southport Old Road, Formby, Merseyside. L37 0AN. Tel:01713092956 / 0170487380 www.warrenfarmequesrian.co.uk email warrenfarm@btconnect.com

    19th December,2017

    Tall Trees Dressage, Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR. Secretary. Paula Dent. Tall Trees Arena, Davidstow, PL32 9XR. Tel : 07917850007
    E.mail nicholas.sanders06@tiscali.com