1. Objectives of the Society
Comann Each nan Eilean - the hereafter known as the Society shall:
* Maintain a Studbook of the particulars of the pedigree of purebred
registered Eriskay Ponies.
* Include such information as the Management Committee may from
time to time decide.
* Promote the breeding of the purebred Eriskay Pony in order to
safeguard and conserve this unique native Scottish breed.
* Maintain a register of the pedigree particulars of all Eriskay Ponies ever registered by the Society.
2. Breeding Objective
The breeding objective of the Society is to promote the breeding of the purebred Eriskay Pony and the retention of the characteristics associated with its survival in its native environment in the Outer Hebrides (Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
3. Characteristics of the breed
The Breed Standard set by Robert Beck MRCVS
4. Conditions for entering the studbook, and division of the
To qualify for entry into the studbook a pony must:
* be a purebred pony 100% OES descended from Original
and * have a pedigree established according to the rules of the
studbook ( Studbook Rule 1.4; 1.5; 1.6)
2. Division of the Studbook:-
(a) All animals (b) Stallion Section
Prefix “A JSB”
A = Purity A ( A= 81-100%, B=61-80%, C=60% or less)
JSB = Breeder John Smith in Barra .
3 = Third pony registered by the breeder with Comann Each
nan Eilean since 1972.
Pony’s Identity = “A JSB 3”
The pony’s unique Equine Life Number (UELN) will be the Society’s PIO prefix 826061 followed by 0’s and the pony’s registration number. The above pony would be 826061000AJSB03.
826 indicates that the pony is registered in Scotland.
061 indicates that the pony is registered with Comann Each nan Eilean
000 are gap digits
A JSB 3 is the individual registration number of the pony.
(iii) The UELN number remains the unique identification number for the pony for its
life. If the pony appears in any other studbook the UELN should be used to
uniquely identify the pony in that studbook.
(iv) All pure ponies when registered must have been micro chipped to the
satisfaction of the Society.
(v) The Studbook will record live births of pure Eriskay Ponies.
(vi) All live ponies are named when first registered as foals.
5.2 System of recording pedigrees
The following details are required in order to record the pedigrees of a pony in the studbook:-
If there is any doubt as to any of the details submitted the Society reserves
the right to request a parentage test be undertaken at the breeder’s expense
to confirm the eligibility of the pony
The Society operates in a non-discriminatory fashion towards its breeders.
Approved by the Management Committee of Comann Each nan Eilean - the Eriskay Pony Society Berneray 21st August 2010 as being in accordance with, unless proved otherwise, 92/353/EEC