The New Zealand

Shetland Pony Breeders' Society (Inc.)

News and Events 

The Show Season begins in October and runs through to March -April depending when Easter weekend falls.

Feel free to come and view the lovely Shetlands we show. You can talk to owners and breeders who will be more than happy to answer any questions.

South Island Shetland Breed & Harness Show – 22nd Annual Show:(ENTRIES CLOSE 11th JANUARY)

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Venue – Ellesmere A&P Showgrounds. 

Date – Saturday 26th January 2019 .

Classes – Best Presented, Paced, Mannered and Breed and Harness Classes. 

Trophy Winners 2018 – Please remember to engrave and clean your trophies and return to NZSPBS Secretary, Lesley Lewis prior to the show or on the day of the show.

Other Shows in December,  January & February in the South Island with Shetland Classes:

South Island Premier Championship Show  Date: 7th, 8th and 9th December  Venue:  Canterbury Agricultural Park, Christchurch.

(Shetland Classes are on the 7th December for Premier).

Tokomairiro Agricultural & Pastoral Association   Date: 08 December 2018   Venue: Tokomairiro A & P Showgrounds, Milton.

Banks Peninsula Agricultural & Pastoral Association  Date: 19 January 2019  Venue: Awa–Iti Domain, Little River.

Otago/Taieri Agricultural & Pastoral Society  Date: 26 - 27 January 2019   Venue: Taieri Showgrounds, Mosgiel.

Palmerston/Waihemo Agricultural & Pastoral Association  Date: 09 – 10 February 2019  Venue: Palmerston Showgrounds, Palmerston.

Gore Agricultural & Pastoral Association  Date: 02 February 2019  Venue: Gore Showgrounds, Gore.

Canterbury Horse and Pony Breeders Show  Date: 05 February 2019  Venue: Canterbury Agricultural Park, Christchurch.

Native Breeds Show  Date: TBA – Show is not confirmed at this stage  Venue: TBA – Show is not confirmed at this stage.

Maniototo Agricultural & Pastoral Association  Date: 20 February 2019  Venue: Ranfurly Showgrounds, Gore.

North Otago Agricultural & Pastoral Association  Date: 22 - 23 February 2019  Venue: Ettrick Street, Oamaru.


Northern Region Shetland Enthusiasts Show:

Venue: Pukekohe A & P Showgrounds, Pukekohe.

Date: 01 December 2018. 

Contact: Richard and Deanna Holst Phone: Email: 09 233 4877 [email protected]

Other Shows in  January and February in the North Island with Shetland Classes (No A & P shows in December):

Taihape Agricultural & Pastoral Association  Date: 26 January 2019  Venue: Memorial Park, Taihape.

Warkworth Agricultural & Pastoral Association  Date: 26 - 27 January 2019  Venue: State Highway One, Warkworth.

Franklin Agricultural & Pastoral Society  Date: 16 - 17 February 2019  Venue: Pukekohe Showgrounds, Pukekohe.

If you are interested in showing your Shetland, check out further information on the shows or enter online if available at www.showdayonline.