As of 1 January 2020, the Appendix ‘A’ register is re-opening after being closed for 17 years. The arrangement for opening is as follows
With effect from 1 January 2020, following inspection and approval by inspectors/inspector nominated by the Highland Pony Council, females and geldings of suitable Highland pony type may be registered as Appendix A ponies. The cost of the inspection will be borne by the Applicant.
Appendix ‘B’ is for female and gelded progeny, born after 1st January 2020, of Appendix A mares and a fully registered and licensed Highland stallion.
Appendix ‘C’ is for female and gelded progeny of Appendix B mares and a fully registered and licensed Highland stallion. Female and gelded progeny of Appendix C mares and fully registered and licensed Highland stallions are eligible for registration in the full Stud book.
Entry is open to progeny which have:
- Minimum quarter-bred Highland blood – i.e. at least one grandparent must be a either a fully registered Highland mare or a fully registered, licensed stallion. Proof of the Highland pony lineage must be provided.
- Minimum quarter-bred blood of a different breed.