Formed 1969


2019/20 SWA Young Judges Competition

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

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.


 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 2019

            Due to the reduction in the number of  studs entering the competition annually The committee decided to hold the Stud Competition bi-annually and it is due to be held this year.   Details 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.  Unfortunately this competition had to be cancelled due to lack of support

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

SWA Show Dates please click on this link  – SHOWS – SWA 2020

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