A Day out with the Midlands Connemara Pony Breeders Group
A DAY OUT WITH THE MIDLANDS CONNEMARA PONY BREEDERS GROUP
We are amalgamating with The Irish Kennel Club and The Irish Hawking Club to celebrate Ireland’s inaugural Heartland Heritage Festival in Moate, Co. Westmeath, Ireland November 12th to 19th 2016 ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 16TH The Midlands Connemara Pony Breeders invite you to a day of Activity, Connemara Ponies, Culture, and Craic
THE CONNEMARA PONY EXPRESS WILL TAKE YOU FOR A GUIDED BUS TOUR OF THE MIDLANDS REGION TO SHARE A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT PONY BREEDERS
9.15 Meet for morning coffee or breakfast at Tuar Ard car park in Moate, Co Westmeath
9.45 Assemble in the Pony Express Bus in car park 10.00 Bus departs for Mearscourt House, Rathconrath, Mullingar Co.Westmeath for a Lawn meet of the world famous Westmeath Foxhounds. Savour the stunning setting with a glass of stirrup cup and watch Connemara ponies and traditional Irish bred horses in full flight as they gallop over local terrain jumping natural fences with the hounds in full cry. (Ideal photo opportunity) 12.00 Depart for Tullaghlansleek Stud at Castletowngeoghan (Home of Tim Carey) 1.45 Dept. for Kilbeggan Distillery the home of Connemara Whiskey (Quick Stop menu in Pantry Restaurant in Kilbeggan) 3.00 Dept. Kilbeggan 3. 45 Arr Tullana Stud view ponies (Seamus Hynds) 4. 30 Dept Tullanna) 5.00 Arrive Tuar Ard Restaurant and exhibition centre 5.00 to 7 p m Get together for welcome Reception and Photo Exhibition.
7.00 Tuar Ard Theatre Address by Lorli Higgins “Producing for Performance” 7.35 Address by guest speaker Henry O’Toole The origin and progress worldwide of the Connemara Pony, interacting with photographic illustrations Followed by Q. & A
BOOKING FOR PONY EXPRESS ESSENTIAL Members are free and visitors are welcome at €10 per person. Please confirm if you can join us on the Pony Express on Wednesday November 16th. Let us have your names ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 10TH Contact: Mary Mollen, Tuar Ard 090-6466404 [email protected] or Ruth Rogers Midlands P R O 087-2540164 [email protected] The Mulled wine reception and Lectures in Tuar Ard are free to all and places do not need to be booked. For further information email: [email protected] Late arrivals on the Tour Bus cannot be accommodated.