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.


Shows in March and April in the South Island with Shetland Classes:

Temuka & Geraldine Agricultural & Pastoral Society Date: 02 March 2019 Venue: Winchester Showgrounds.

Malvern Agricultural & Pastoral Association Date: 23 March 2019 Venue: Sheffield Domain, Sheffield.

Oxford Agricultural & Pastoral Association Date: 30 March 2019 Venue: Oxford Showgrounds, Oxford.

Mackenzie County Agricultural & Pastoral Society Date: 22 April 2019 Venue: Mackenzie County A&P Showgrounds, Fairlie.



Shows in March and April in the North Island with Shetland Classes:

Kumeu Agricultural & Horticultural Society Date: 09 -10 March 2019 Venue: Kumeu Showgrounds.

Auckland Agricultural & Pastoral Association (Easter Show) Date: 18 -22 April 2019 Venue: ASB Showgrounds, Auckland.


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



Shetlands and riders getting into the Christmas spirit in the Fancy Dress novelty class at the Ridden and Versatility show held last year in December. It is a great event for children who are either learning or more experienced as there are a range of classes!! Keep an eye out nearer to December for the entry form and schedule which will be posted on this page.