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Appaloosa Horse Club UK Ltd
Breeds catered for: all equines include pure- and part-bred Appaloosa
Studbook: Yes
Other info: None
Contact: Joyce Nutland, ApHCUK Ltd, Newmans Farm, Newmans Lane, West Moors, Wimborne, Dorset BH22 OLP (tel/fax: 01202 897469 or tel: 01745 561486); e-mail: amazingapps@aol.com or sec_aphc_uk@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.aphcuk.org

British Appaloosa Society
Breeds catered for: registered Appaloosa and part-breds, non-appaloosa horses of unknown breeding
Studbook: Yes
Other info: None
Contact: Robert Gale, Beck Farm, Histon, Cambs, CB4 9ET (tel: 01223 235699); e-mail: secretary@appaloosa.org.uk
Website: www.appaloosa.org.uk

British Palomino Society
Breeds catered for: Palominos and their offspring, plus equines which cannot be registered elsewhere
Studbook: Registration system
Other info: None
Contact: Mrs Peter Howell, Penrhiwllan, Llandysul, Dyfed SA44 5NZ (tel: 01239 851387); (fax: 01239 851040); e-mail: britpal@lineone.net
Website: www.britishpalominosociety.co.uk

British Skewbald & Piebald Association
Breeds catered for: Studbook passports: skewbalds, piebalds and their plain progeny; ID passports: horses and ponies of any sex and colour of unknown breeding
Studbook: No
Other info: None
Contact: PO Box 67, Ely, Cambs CB7 4FY (tel: 01354 638226); (fax: 01354 638238); e-mail: lodgelawrence@aol.com
Website: www.bspaonline.com

British Spotted Pony Society
Breeds catered for: spotted ponies and their plain progeny
Silhouettes: check with PIOo
Cost: £10, plus 75p postage
Contact: Zena Jackson, 16 Salcombe Drive, Hunts Cross, Liverpool, L25 0LZ (tel: 07774 714638 or 01514 481108)

Coloured Horse & Pony Society (UK)
Breeds catered for: coloured horses and ponies and the plain offspring of CHAPS-licensed stallions, if supported by a society covering certificate
Studbook: No
Other info: None
Contact: Ms L Amor, Secretary, 1 McLaren Cottages, Abertysswg, Rhymney, Tredegar, NP22 5BH (tel/fax: 01685 845045); e-mail: chapsuk@compuserve.com
Website: www.chapsuk.com

The Spotted Horse & Pony Society
PIO status: revoked in May 2008 – passports to handled by British Spotted Pony Society (above)
Breeds catered for: pure-bred spotted horses and ponies and their plain offspring; Appianos and their progeny; donkey and zebra crosses with spotted equines, any equines with unknown breeding
Studbook: No
Other info: None
Contact: Angela Southgate, Horseshoes, Kelvedon Road, Tolleshunt Darcy, Maldon, Essex CM9 8EL (tel/fax: 01621 816106). Website: www.thespottedhorseandponysociety.com

The Spotted Pony Breed Society (Great Britain)
Breeds catered for: native British Spotted Ponies and their plain offspring
Silhouettes: check with PIO
Studbook: Yes
Other info: None
Contact: Angie Ward, Registrar, Tollbar Cottage, Butterley Park, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QW (tel: 01773 748502 fax: 01773 513054); e-mail: spbsgb@yahoo.co.uk

Information is correct at the time of going to press but may change.