Midlands West Area Fell Pony Support Group - a support group for all lovers of fell ponies or native ponies

Events - 2018

Saturday 7th April - Group Performance Awards Presentation Lunch. 12.30pm at The Hollybush Inn, Seighford, Stafford.

Mr Ken Anderson BVSc MRCVS (2016 Horse & Hound TopSpec Vet of The Year) will be presenting the awards. Mr Ken Saxon sponsor of the new Committee Award for most outstanding member will make this presentation.

Sunday 15th April - Spring Festival of Fells Show
Radfords EC, Llanymynech,Oswestry, SY22 6LG
Fell Pony Judge Mr P Metcalfe.
Contact Debbie Roberts Jones 01691 652843. Schedule is now on the web site. Prize money for the Supreme Champion will be £50 Reserve Champion £25 thanks to a very kind sponsor.

May (Date and time TBA) Emergency Response First Aid Course.
The venue for this event is to be confirmed. We are hoping to hold this event in conjunction with the Midlands East FPSS Group, however if there is more demand than places allow, two courses may be ran in central locations for each of the Groups.
MW Group contact Diane Key 01785 282922
ME Group Contact Kate Merry 01788 823215.

Sunday 24th June - Derbyshire Fell and Dales Show
Barleyfields EC, Etwall, Derbyshire, DE65 6HT
Fell Pony Judge Mr M Goddard.
Contact Diane Key 01785 282922.
Click here for a schedule.

Sunday 22nd July - "Paws For Mary"
(Fun Dog Show and garden party/fete)

Seighford, Stafford, ST18 9PQ
To remember the late Mary Longsdon MBE.
As part of the planned July FPS celebrations to remember and celebrate the life of Mary, the Midlands West Group will be holding a fun dog show and garden party /fete. Dogs were very important to Mary and she was never without one and as often is the case in most Fell Pony homes, so what better to have them join us in all of the fun! We are also aware that not all of our members own Fell Ponies but quite a lot of them have do have dogs so our celebration will try to be all inclusive and in accordance with Mary's wishes for the Area Groups to be "Flexi, Friendly and Fun". We feel this event will incorporate all of this and we do hope you will not only support this event, and indeed other Areas Group's events, but will also remember the remarkable and inspirational Mary.

We are looking for volunteers to help on the day with areas such a tombola, stalls, light refreshments etc Any help would be greatly appreciated or if you cannot attend any gifts we can utilise for the tombola or prizes would also be welcome.
Contact is Diane Key 01785 282922.

Sunday 26th August - 1.00 - 4pm Stud Visit
By kind invitation of Mr K Turner a visit to the Greenrivers Fell Pony herd based at Cannock, Staffs. Free event for paid up Group members. To book a place please download a booking form

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