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News & Updates from Connemara Pony Breeders Society

Spring Festival

The Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society Spring Festival will run from Friday 1st April to Sunday 3rd April. Colt inspections will take place in Mullingar Equestrian Centre on Friday commencing at 10am. On Saturday a showjumping competition will take place at the Showgrounds, Clifden for registered Connemara ponies starting at 11am. The competition will feature a mini (70 – 80cms), midi (80 – 90cms), maxi (1m) and a 1.10m. There is an attractive prize fund of €1800 on offer and riders can be any age. Entries will be taken on the day. The...

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Irish Green Hunter Qualifiers 2016

The final of the Irish Green Hunter will take place on Wednesday 17th August at the Showgrounds, Clifden, Co Galway.  Please find a list of qualifiers and rules attached.  Please enter with the show hosting the qualifier. Irish Green Hunter Qualifiers 2016 IRISH CONNEMARA GREEN HUNTER RULES 2016  ...

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Council Meeting Report

The third meeting of the CPBS council took place on Monday evening. Regrettably the meeting opened with a minutes silence observed for long standing stallion custodian and breeder Mr. Tomas O Maille who passed away recently. A lengthy discussion took place with regard to the postponement of the Inspections until May. In light of this decision concerns were raised by colt owners regarding loss of covering fees, loss of potential sales and increased livery and production costs. It was agreed that an inspection for Colts will take place on Friday 1st...

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High Performance Qualifying Dates

The dates have been finalized for the High Performance and are as follows: 6th June-St. Lukes, Kilronan, Co. Dublin 18th June- Cork County Show 19th June Galway County Show 25th June- Charleville Agri.Show, Co. Cork 28th June- Tattersalls, Co. Meath 2nd July- North East Connemaras, Slane, Co. Meath 10th July- Bridgetown, Co. Clare 17th July- Rathbawn, Co. Kildare 14th August- Moycullen, Co. Galway UK date to be confirmed....

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Arena Party

**Arena Party** As previously reported the CPBS are arranging an arena party to assist in events such as inspections, loose jumping etc. The party will be made up of volunteers. Training will be provided which will consist of a two day course Tuesday 8th of March and Tuesday 15th of March at Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway at 10am. The course will be given by Declan Mac Ardle (Teagasc). If you wish to partake please ring the office 095 21863 to secure your place as there is a limit of 15...

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Showjumping Competition

As part of our Spring festival a showjumping competition will take place in Clifden on Saturday 2nd April for registered Connemara ponies. There will be a mini, midi, maxi and 1.10m competition. More details to follow....

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Council Meeting Report

Please note in the Council meeting report of 31st January 2016 and in the recent edition of the Farmers Journal the suggestions put forward in relation to inspections were proposals and decisions on inspections will be made at the CPBS Council meeting on the 29th February....

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**Membership for 2016**

The 2016 membership renewal is due by March 1st. Please note that the membership renewal date was extended in the current version of the Memorandum and Articles from the 31st January to the 1st of March. Membership "shall be payable before the 1st March in each year; a person whose membership is not received in the Society's office before the 1st March shall cease to be a member of the Society and in order to become a member of the society again he/she shall apply in accordance with Article 7...

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Our Mission Statement

“The Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society is committed to support its members to establish the Connemara Pony as the world’s premier pony for sport and recreation through the provision of services of the highest standards of excellence, and to act in the best interests of its members and its affiliated Societies throughout the world.”...

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Stallion Parade 2016

The Connemara Pony Breeders' Society Stallion Parade will take place on Sunday 3rd of April in the Showgrounds, Clifden at 12 noon. Please find entry form below Stallion Parade Entry form - 2016    ...

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