The Fell Pony Society

Registered Charity, Number 1104945.
Patron: Her Majesty The Queen.

The Fell Pony Society is a Company Limited by Guarantee 3233346

The Fell Pony Society's aim is to foster and keep pure the old breed of pony which has roamed the northern fells for years and to circulate knowledge and general information about the pony breed.

The Society deals with the Registration of Ponies, applications for Membership and export matters, and produces two Magazines per year, lists of ponies for sale and a regular calendar of events.


Bank House, Boroughgate, Appleby,

Cumbria CA16 6XF

Tel/Fax: 0 17683 53100. E-mail:
To phone a UK number from overseas,
replace the leading 0 with +44.

The office is manned Monday to Thursday. You can leave a voice message or send an email to if the Secretary is unavailable. Visitors will only be seen by appointment.

Payments to the Society - whether for membership or services or goods - can be made by post with either a cheque or postal order made payable to "The Fell Pony Society", or by bank transfer. Details are on this page (and in the FPS magazine).

The Society does not have the facility to take card payments over the phone.

If you wish to pay your membership by Standing Order, please request a mandate to set the payment up with your bank from 1 January 2017. You need to arrange this with your bank, because the Society cannot do it on your behalf.

updated 10 March 2016

Judges Refresher Day

At Newton Rigg College, Penrith, Cumbria. CA11 0AH, Sunday 15th April 2018. Open to Panel Judges, to Probationer Judges and anyone interested in becoming a Judge. More >>>

Christmas 2017 - FPS Merchandise - ADDRESS

If you are purchasing merchandise for Christmas would you please send your letters to the OFFICE ADDRESS:

Bank House, Boroughgate, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6XF

More >>> November 2017

Scottish Equine Breeders Award

If you are interested in being considered for SEBA 2017, please apply to the FPS for an application form by 5 January 2018.

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Foal Registrations 2017

Applications to register foals should reach the FPS office by 30 November.

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Judges Seminar, March 2018

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Christmas Cards, 2018 Calendar & Merchandise

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Agenda for FPS Council meeting

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Donation from H M The Queen

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Reminder to Breeders re old printed forms

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Changes regarding Equine Passports - 2016

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IMPORTANT: Please read about your responsibility as an owner!

When you purchase a Pony

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Fell Pony Stud Book - Grassroots

To access animal details, member details, pedigrees and progeny lists via the Grassroots database, log in using the link below, with your access number (not your membership number) and password, as notified to members since Spring 2009. This service is free to Society members.

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Grassroots Equine ChipChecker

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Annual Membership

Membership is due for renewal 1 January each year.

If you have not already done so please send your payment as soon as possible.

No member will be entitled to vote for the election of Council if their subscription has not been paid by 15 February of the current year.

27 January 2015


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