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    Any amendments made after the Rule Book has gone to print will be listed below.
    Key Changes for 2018: The NPS wishes to highlight the following key changes to the 2018 Rule Book:
    • For the winter series, any prize winning restrictions will be as of the 1st October 2017.
    • A child must have attained their 12th birthday as of the 1st January in the current year to either strip or lunge a pony at a NPS affiliated show, except for stallions where the minimum age will be in accordance with rule 3.2.f.
    • Bullfinches must be securely staked in the ground. On a surface a solid frame with fixed feet may be used. The height of the frame must NOT exceed the minimum height for the class. Bullfinches will be judged for style and manners and will be reflected in the style mark, There are no knockdown penalties, Refusals will be marked as at a fence in accordance with Rule 4.7.j. Dykes and ditches with no knockdown pole will be marked for style and refusal.
    • Any Owner, Rider, Producer or Horse/Pony that is banned for any period of time as a result of any disciplinary action taken by BSHA, BSPS, CHAPS or SHB(GB) may not compete in NPS Affiliated classes at the discretion of the NPS Council
    • Special Show Stewards have been introduced for 2018 and full details on their role can be found in the Rule Book