HIGHLAND PONY ENTHUSIASTS’ GROUPS WORLDWIDE

UNITED KINGDOM

Border Highlands

Secretary: Ross McIntyre, Forest Edge, Muirburn Farm, Skirling, Biggar, ML12 6HL

Tel: 01899 860 719 Email:

Activities include mounted and dismounted meetings with the emphasis on performance. Performance shows, cross-country, handy pony, hill pony, schooling, ride out, long distance riding, demonstrations, social events and film shows.

Central Scotland Highland Pony Club

Email: Website: www.cshpc.co.uk

Formed in 1989, we are an enthusiasts’ club serving Central Scotland, welcoming owners (and non-owners) of pure & part bred highland ponies to enjoy a range of events from shows, one day events, training, stud visits, lunches and ride-outs throughout the year.

Highland Pony Enthusiasts’ Club

Secretary: Lianne Parkin, 11 Loweswater Crescent, Grangefield, Stockton-on-Tees, Co Durham TS18 4PY

Treasurer: Amanda Hart, 61 Westfield Avenue, Thurlstone, Sheffield, S36 9RL

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The Highland Pony Enthusiasts Club is a nationwide club which has active groups of members particularly where there are concentrations of Highland ponies. Activities include shows, social rides, lectures and demonstrations

North East of Scotland Highland Pony Enthusiasts’ Society

Chairman: Sharon Hutcheon, South Flobbets, St Katherines, Old Meldrum, Aberdeenshire AB51 8SS Tel: 07810 343294

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North East of Scotland Highland Pony Enthusiasts’ Society is open to owners, riders and enthusiasts of pure and part-bred Highland ponies. Activities include shows, instruction sessions, picnic rides, fun days, quiz nights, and dinner dance with the presentation of club trophies. Find us on Facebook.

OVERSEAS

Belgium – Belgian Highland Pony Society

Contact: Guido Van Dyck, Vzw Rubenslaan 29, B 2520 Broechem Belgium

Tel: 00323 4856550

Email: Website: http://users.skynet.be/Belgianhighlandpony/

France – L’Association Française du Poney Highland

President: Mme Mathilde Defrance 17 rue des Chevaliers, 10170 Vallant St. Georges, France Tel: 0033 0681 371391 Email: Website: http://assohighland.wixsite.com/afph

Secretary: Mme Christiane Dontenville, 2 Rue de Malpalu, 27600 Ailly, France

Tel: 0033 232535823 Email:

Germany – IG Highland Pony “Der Clan” e.V.

President: Dr Eva Emmrich-Smolczyk, Kamperfeld 21, 45133 Essen, Germany Tel: 0049 178 4499705 Email:

Website: www.highlandponies.de

IG Highland Pony “Der Clan” aims to strengthen the breeding and the marketing of Highland ponies in Germany, organises breed shows and stud visits, helps with bureaucracy, papers and sales, publishes the German Highland Pony News and keeps good contact with the Highland Pony Society and Highland Pony people all over the world.

The Netherlands - Highland Pony’s Nederland

Contact: Daphne Houwer, Koolwitje 47, 7323SR Apeldoorn, Nederland

Tel: 0031-6-26939748 Email:

United States of America – Highland Pony Enthusiasts Club of America (HPECA)

Contact: Ms Judy Brescia, Treasurer, Highland Pony Enthusiasts Club of America, 14213 Purcellville Rd, Lovettsville, VA 20180 USA Email:

The Highland Pony Enthusiasts Club of America is a social club designed to promote the participation of Highland ponies at organised equine events, to strongly encourage registration of all eligible ponies with the Highland Pony Society in Scotland, to strictly adhere to the breed standard and to educate and to inform the public about the versatility and traditions of the breed. The HPECA also serves as a network for members to share information and give support.