Formed 1969



2020 SWA Young Judges Competition

Organiser:   Miss Jess Talbot, Talbots, Newtown, Kingsbury Episcopi, Martock, Somerset TA12 6BQ

Training & Assessment – 7 April, Tuesday

If you have not already let Jess Talbot know you are interested in attending please complete the form or would like further information please use this link  SWA young judges prog 2020 and send the completed form to Jess to her or email:

 If you would like to take part anyway, for example, if you are outside the age range (either older or younger!) or do not want to be considered as a member of the SWA team but would like to come along, you are welcome to attend but we would like to know for catering numbers.

URGENT:  Wanted Section Ds to take part in the above Young Judges Assessment.  If you are willing to bring along your Section D please Contact Jess Talbot. 


Please note the organiser for the In Hand Competition, Performance Competition and Young Adult Handler is Miss Anna Richards for 2019/20

2019/20 In Hand Points Competition

Entry forms & rules please use this link SWA In Hand Comp Rules & Entry 19-20

2019/20 Performance Competition

Entry form & Rules please use this link Performance application form 2020 reps jan 20

Please note that the Performance Competition organiser is now Miss Anna Richards.

2019/20 Young Adult Handler

Entry form and the Rules please use this link SWA Young Adult comp entry form & rules 19-20


SWA Stud Competition 2020

            Details of the 2020 Stud Competition will be announced later.  The competition is usually held at the beginning of September.   The panel judge actually judges the ponies & cobs at the stud.  There are marks for type, movement and conformation.  PLEASE SUPPORT the competition which is one of the SWA’s oldest competitions.

Entry form please CLICK HERE and for the Rules please CLICK HERE


Young Handler of the Year 2020

Open to SWA members between the ages of 7 and 16 years of age.

Classes for Young Handlers  are held at all SWA Shows.  The highest placed SWA of WPCS member in those classes qualify for the SWA Young Handler of the Year final which will be held on 15th November 2020 at the Autumn WPCS Bronze Medal Show, Bicton College Indoor Arena, East Bydleigh, Devon EX9 7BH .   The Young Handler must produce their Membership badge in the ring to qualify.

YOUNG HANDLERS will be judged on style, turnout and manners. The pony/cob shown need not be registered in the Welsh Stud Book.  NO COLTS OR STALLIONS ALLOWED.


Cilsane Dymuniad – Working Hunter Pony Champion 2019

Photo by Rob Bayes

Sunday 19 April 2020,  Chard Equestrian Showfield, Whitehouse Farm, Cricket St Thomas, Chard, Somerset TA20 4BP

Please use this link to download a copy of the schedule Spring Show 20 sched -word and this link for an entry form Spring Show eform 2020


Supreme In Hand Champion 2019 – Waxwing Archive  Ridden Supreme Champion – Uphill Pocket Rocket (Photo by Sharon Kingston Photography)

SUNDAY 21 JUNE 2020, New venue**** Please note address – BLACK FOREST FARM, MAMHEAD, KENTON, Devon. 

Important notice  – do not use SATNAV otherwise you might become stuck in narrow twisty lanes!!   Follow these directions – From the A38 take the A379 Dawlish road at the “Wobbly Wheel roundabout”,  follow the brown Powderham Castle signs but continue past the Castle and through Starcross.  At Cockwood by the harbour turn immediately right and take the first left opposite the golf course.  Continue on this fairly straight road for about 1.5 miles and the show field will be on your left.    

WPCS Bronze Medals for all Sections including Welsh Part Breeds, with qualifiers for NPS for  Welsh breeds and Welsh Part-Breds, the National Welsh                            Championship Show & and South West Ponies Association Championship qualifiers PLUS


Joint Secs:  Mrs Nicki McGuire tel:  01626 891422/

                       & Mrs Sharon Gay tel:  01626 862153

Entries Sec:  Miss Sam Pring

Please use this link to download a copy of the schedule xxxxxxx and this link for an entry form xxxxxx


Kernow WPCS Bronze Medal Show

Sunday  6 September 2020, Chiverton EC, Silverwell, Blackwater, Nr Truro, Cornwall TR4 7QN

Secretary: Ms C Rundle, Woodlands, Falmouth Road, Redruth. Cornwall TR15 2QX

In Hand & Supreme of Show Champion Kensa Desert Rose

WPCS In Hand Medal classes for all four sections and Part Breds.  Separate section for Shetland in hand classes.  Young Handler classes and Ridden classes for Welsh and Non Welsh.

Please support this show.

PleaseUse the following link for the Schedule XXXXXX and entry form XXXXXX.

 You can enter by post, by email paying by BACS or online at & on the day CASH ONLY apart from the WPCS Bronze Medal classes.  Please note that the WPCS have changed the rules for the WPCS Bronze Medals, you must pre-enter by 1 September for these classes.  Entries on the day for these classes cannot be accepted.

WPCS BRONZE MEDAL SHOW, IN HAND & RIDDEN for Welsh & Non Welsh. WPCS Medals for Pure Breds and Part Breds

Sunday 15 November 2020, Bicton College Indoor Arena, Bicton College, East Budleigh, Devon EX9 7BH


EQUINE FLU – Bicton College requirements are vaccinations must have been done within the last 12 months for all animals entered in order to protect their liveries.

 Sec:              Mrs Yvonne Small, Dean Hill Farm Willand , Cullompton, Devon EX15 2PG                                Tel: 01884 35677/07860 850524 Email:

 Entries Sec: Mrs Judy Pring, Lane End Cottage, Sampford Arundel, Wellington, Somerset TA21  9QZ Tel: 07900 055409  Email:


Please use this link  xxxxxxxxxxx  schedule 2020 for the Schedule

You can enter by post, by email paying by BACS or online at . Please note that the WPCS have changed the rules for the WPCS Bronze Medals, you must enter before the show. Entries on the day for these classes cannot be accepted.  All other classes can be entered on the day but we will accept CASH ONLY.