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News & Updates from Connemara Pony Breeders Society

January Inspection

A one day inspection will be held for colts and fillies on Saturday 9th January in Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Application forms can be downloaded below. Application Form Inspection Rules    ...

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Nov 26 2015

2015 Connemara Pony Performance Award

2015 Connemara Pony Performance Award will be awarded to Cul Bán Mistress  at the CPBS Christmas Show on Saturday 12th December at Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. Owner Clive Swindell and Cul Bán Mistress will be present to accept the award. Cul Bán Mistress Ginger McCain trainer of the legendary racehorse Red Rum stated that you only needed one good horse to put your name on the map, and Cul Bán Mistress has done that for owner Clive Swindell placing him in the epicenter of competive performance ponies. From Doyle’s Equestrian to...

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Council Meeting Report

The current Council of the CPBS held its final meeting last night having met fourteen times since the AGM last year. Following the AGM the newly elected Council will be in place. It was agreed to hold the stallion parade on Sunday 3rd April in Clifden. The Council acknowledged the huge success achieved by Cúl Bán Mistress in showjumping this year and it was agreed to make a presentation to her owner at the Christmas show. It was agreed that Blue Eyed Cream ponies are now eligible for Class one in the...

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CPBS Council Election

Following the counting of votes from Leinster today in Hayden's Hotel, Ballinasloe the following have been elected to the Council of the CPBS: Mr. Noel Farrell (1st Count) Ms. Denise Norton (3rd Count) Mr. Patrick Geoghegan (4th Count)   The following candidates have been elected in the Connacht region: Mr. Noel Brett (1st Count) Mr. Jim Mullaney (1st Count) Mr. Eamon McDonagh (1st Count) Mr. Jerry Mahon (1st Count) Mr. Frank Quinn (1st Count) Mr. Gearóid Curran (1st Count) Mr. Kevin Bolger (2nd Count) Mr. Séan Carey (9th Count) Mr. Dermot Power (9th Count) Mr. Peter J. O'Malley (9th Count) Mr. Keith Murray (10th Count) Mr. Michael...

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Maam Cross Pony Sale

A catalogue sale of Registered Connemara Ponies will take place in Maam Cross Mart on Sunday 6th December. Entry form can be downloaded below. Maam Cross Entry Form    ...

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CPBS Christmas Show

The annual Christmas Show will take place in Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway on Saturday 12th December. As usual there will be a colt foal and filly foal class. Each featuring a prize fund of €500. Classes will commence at 11am. Entry forms can be downloaded below. The CPBS are pleased to announce that they will be running their first ever show jumping competition at the Christmas Show, There will be three classes Mini (70-80cms) Midi (90cms) and Maxi (1metre). With €1000 prize money, it's time to jump on it...

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CPBS Council Elections

The closing date for receipt of ballot papers for the 2015 CPBS Council Elections is Wednesday 11th November. Mr. Dermot Buckley, Returning Officer, will count the votes on Thursday 12th November in Hayden's Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway commencing at 11am....

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CPBS AGM

The AGM of the Connemara Pony Breeders' Society will be held on Sunday 29th November in Hayden's Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway at 3pm. All members are invited in attend. The 2014 AGM Minutes and the Auditors Report and Financial Statements for year ended 31/12/14 can be downloaded below. 2014 Minutes CPBS Accounts 31 12 14...

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Christmas Show

The CPBS annual Christmas show will take place in Creagh Equestrian Centre on Saturday 12th December. There will be a colt foal class and a filly foal class each featuring a €500 prize fund. We also hope to run a mini, midi and maxi showjumping competition. Entry forms will be available soon to download....

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