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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 1st April 2020

CHAPS (UK) is following Government advice in the running of the Society's business in relation to Coronavirus (COVID 19).

As a result of the on-going situation that we face as a country we have taken steps in order to protect the future of our society. The changes you will see moving forward are very minimal however, we ask that until further notice, that you do not post any requests to our office and that any communication that you have with us is via telephone or one of our digital channels (social media, email etc) Please do not post any requests to us with cheques, any payment that you are required to make should now be done via BACS or PayPal.

We will remain available throughout this period however; we ask that you keep in mind that response wait times maybe longer than usual.

If you need to contact us via telephone, please do this between the hours of 10am 4pm

We do hope that you and your families are not too impacted, and our thoughts go to those affected.

Welcome to CHAPS

We hope you enjoy your navigation through our site, where most information can be found at the click of a button. Please take the time to read the FAQ page, where (as it would suggest) you will find answers to Frequently Asked Questions - i.e. how to register/ passport your horse, how to become a member, how to overstamp and more.

CHAPS(UK) offer CHAPS(UK) Championship Show qualifiers, CHAPS/BSPS Winter Restricted Qualifiers, CHAPS/ PUK Qualifiers, HOYS Qualifiers, Stallion and mare gradings, youngstock evaluations, our magazine "World of Colour" for our members, Junior Bursary, Regional Shows, Championship Show (with gala evenings and mad discos), Xmas Ball, merchandise (which can also be found on our roving trade stand), free issues of "Showing World" sent automatically and lots more. That is besides being a DEFRA approved stud book and Passport Issuing Office, passports being issued to both members and non-members alike.

If there is anything that you cannot find on the site, then please do not hesitate to use the "contact us" page, and your email will be swiftly answered. Alternatively you can contact any of the directors or show affiliations directly using the details provided.


CHAPS Online Entries

CHAPS Online Entries

CHAPS UK Membership
A World of Colour 70 - Part One
A World of Colour 70 - Part Two

A World of Colour 68 - Part One
A World of Colour 68 - Part Two

A World of Colour 67 - Part One
A World of Colour 67 - Part Two

CHAPS Winter Shows CHAPS News CHAPS UK Membership

CHAPS PATRONS: Lady Rowallan | Countess of Clarendon

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Administration Office: CHAPS UK Admin, Ashgate House, Mole Drove, Gedney Hill, Peterborough PE12 0PA
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