The BSPS affiliate over 500 shows during the Summer season and with a membership in excess of 3,500 these affiliated shows are a great way to enhance your show. Affiliated Shows are published on our Website, in the BSPS News Review and promote through our BSPS Areas.
All Summer Season affiliated shows are qualifiers for one of the largest pony shows in the world, the BSPS Summer Championships Show, a four day show usually held at the end of August beginning of September.
The Society also runs a very successful Winter season shows which is held from October to March and caters for Novice and Restricted Show Ponies, Show Hunter and Working Hunter ponies and Novice and Restricted Heritage Mountain & Moorland ponies. Affiliation to run a Winter Show encourages more entries and can be adapted to suit your needs. All BSPS affiliated shows in the Winter calendar are qualifiers for the Society’s other major Championships show the Winter Championships held in April.
There is another set of classes where you can compete as a Non member called the Bright Stars Performance Supreme. Affiliation for these classes is free of charge provided you hold a minimum of 4 qualifiers. These are aimed at the Riding Club and Pony Club Shows as well as local shows to encourage their members to “have a go” at BSPS Classes. Criteria is much wider to enable a wider audience.