Welcome to Native Pony Sou’West

This website is an ongoing project dedicated to providing you with the latest information, news and results from the native pony community in the South West. We aim to maintain this website as often as possible to ensure that the information we provide is fresh and up to date, making this your first stop for all things hairy!

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All adverts are totally free for members (£3 for non-members) so if you wish to list a stallion, business or place a pony for sale, just e-mail the information to me on beans@native-pony.com. Native Pony Sou’West cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of any adverts that are posted on this website.

The South West boasts a massive base of native pony enthusiasts. There are a wide number of local native societies; some are breed specific, others cover a certain area and we also have areas of national societies represented. Links to some of the area websites can be found at the bottom of this page. There are many top studs based in the West Country which have had great success in the show ring qualifying for HOYS and Olympia, reaching record prices in national sales, shown amazing abilities performing in disciplines such as dressage and driving trials at an international level – proving the quality of ponies that can be found here.

The very best of our native ponies are showcased at our county shows every year. Royal Cornwall, Devon County, Royal Bath & West, Dorset County all have spectacular performances from our native ponies in-hand, under saddle and usually in harness too!

The NPSW Team; Beansy & Magpie

The NPSW duo have gone from strength to strength with articles and reports being published in many national titles such as The Native Pony Magazine and Showing World, a monthly double page spread in Equestrian Life and our very own ‘Magpie’ has also been reporting for both Western Morning News and Horse and Hound.  We do it because we love our native ponies and wish to provide a space where like-minded people can get local information about our ponies and the people around them. We also encourage enthusiasts to share their news and views by commenting on posts here, e-mailing us or joining in the discussion on our Facebook pages!

CONTACT US: Beansy Payne: beans@native-pony.com & Celeste ‘Magpie’ Gall: magpie@native-pony.com
be sure to visit Magpie’s blog – http://celestemagpiemedia.wordpress.com/

If you have any stories, news or useful information you would like to share, please feel free to contact us!

Links to South West Societies & Groups

Devon & Cornwall Horse & Pony Association – http://www.devonandcornwallhorseandponyassociation.co.uk/
NPS Area 10 (Devon) – http://www.nationalponysociety.org.uk/index.php/cms/Area10
NPS Area 24 (Wessex) – http://npsarea24.co.uk/
NPS Area 25 (Avon & Somerset) – http://www.npsarea25.co.uk/
NPS Area 26 (Cornwall) – http://www.npsarea26.webs.com/
South Western Association of Welsh Pony & Cob Society – http://www.swawpcs.com
South West Shetland Pony Group – http://www.swshetlandponygroup.co.uk

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