The NPS holds Ridden, In Hand and Working Hunter Pony Competitions as well as Silver Medal Championships, qualifying rounds for the Royal International Horse Show Working Hunter Pony Championship and the famous NPS/ Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year
There are NPS Competitions for Mountain and Moorland ponies, Show Ponies and Show Hunter Ponies. There are also competitions for Hacks and Riding Horses.
Shows throughout the country Affiliate to the NPS and hold Qualifying Rounds. Shows between September and end March hold Winter Qualifying rounds, the Finals of which are at the NPS Spring Festival in April each year. Shows between March and September hold Summer Qualifying rounds. The finals of which are at the NPS Summer Championship Show held at Malvern in August each year.