Highland Pony Society News

9.10.2019 14:06 Age: 345 days

*** CANCELLED *** Try Driving a Highland Pony at a Study Day in Scotland!

Full Study Day at West Newton, Arbroath, Angus

16 March 2020 - It is very much regretted that the following event has had to be postponed. I will be getting in touch with all who were to be attending, providing ponies, making presentations etc as quickly as possible but please share this message as widely as you can. Thank you!

All Society Members and Supporters are welcome to attend a

Study Day on Saturday 28 March 2020 from 1030hrs to 1630hrs at

West Newton, Arbroath, Angus DD11 5RQ


Morning Presentations

Judge and breeder, Bruce Haliburton will give a presentation, using demonstration ponies, of correct practice in showing ponies in hand.


Sylvia Ormiston, judge, breeder and Stud Manager at Balmoral, will give a Working Harness demonstration using two ponies from Balmoral.


Afternoon Driving Activities – a chance to participate!

with Elinor Steven and Audrey Barron


There will be a talk from an experienced driver discussing the different aspects of driving including private driving with a traditional vehicle with leather harness and also modern competition vehicles with synthetic harness, which are used for event driving. Afterwards, anyone who would like to try carriage driving themselves will be given that opportunity.