Home Pony shows and competitions are designed for younger riders to gain experience within a team environment.  By gaining experience at this level it is hoped that it will assist in the development of riders that may go on to compete for Great Britain on a Nations Cup or Championship team in the future.

Selection Criteria:
Please find the selection policy for the 2023 Home Pony competitions here

Home Pony Teams:
Age-16 years and under (the year in which the riders turns this age)
Teams - 128cms, 138cms, 148cms, Debut (148cms) to be ridden by age of rider of the relevant height category.

Home Pony Competitions:
Wales and West - 24-28th July 
South View - 30th October - 3rd November

Minimum Criteria:
Below is the minimum criteria that combinations at each height are expected to be consistently double clear at:

  • 148cm (16yrs and under):1.20m
  • 138cm (14yrs and under):1.05m
  • 128cm (12yrs and under):1.00m
  • Debut (16yrs and under):1.15m

To be considered for the Home Pony Teams please email Performance@britishshowjumping.co.uk to express and interest with your name, the ponies name, and the height and Nation you wish to be considered for at least 14 days before the start of the competition. 

Code of Conduct
A code of conduct will have to be signed at each Home Pony competition at declaration of entries, if you wish to compete on a team (even if you have been pre-selected).

Please click here to download Home Pony Code of Conduct or it will be available at the Show Secretaries. 

Chef d'Equipes:

  • Scotland - Andrew Wilson
  • England - Hannah Jackson
  • Wales - Carian Scudamore

Home Pony Team Applications - Registers of Interest
d  Scotland  Wales

For every selected rider for each Home Pony team (Debut, 128s, 138s and 148s) there is a contribution that has to be paid which goes towards the Chef d'Equipes expenses, the relevant costs are below:
- Welsh, Scottish and English Home Pony: £30

Clarification on eligibility of riders for each Nation:

In Home Pony competitions a rider may compete for the Home Pony Team of the country in which:
(a) They were born; or
(b) one parent or grandparent were born; or
(c) They have completed thirty six consecutive months of Residence immediately preceding the time of the competition
*riders can only represent one Nation per year, so once they have competed for Nation they cannot switch in the same year.