NPS to announce new initiative

  • The National Pony Society will announce new plans for young members at its annual conference

    The National Pony Society (NPS) is to host several events at its annual conference at the Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, on Saturday, 23 March.

    The day begins at 10.15am with the NPS judges’ conference, where invited speakers will be discussing riding pony and hunter pony breeding, native ponies, WHPs and the society rules.

    The conference is open to all NPS panel judges, M&M breed judges, NPS probationers and any member who wishes to improve their knowledge with a view to future judge’s assessment.

    The society’s new chief steward, Nigel Trott will be briefing all NPS stewards about the planned changes for the coming year.

    A hot buffet lunch, which must be pre-booked, will be served at 12.30pm. The annual general meeting will commence at 1.30pm and will be followed by a ball in the evening -all members are welcome.

    Amanda McHale, NPS social co-ordinator said: “The society will also be making some exciting and important announcements regarding its younger members.”

    Further information and tickets for the above events are now available from the NPS office (tel: 01420 88333).

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