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Nov 01 2019

Announcements

2019 Election The review of the electoral roll has been satisfactorily concluded and the ballot for the 2019 election has been reactivated. There are eight candidates for five seats in the Connacht region. Votes should be cast to reach the Returning Officer by 20 November 2019 at the latest.  The count will take place on 22 November in the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, Galway.  The Annual General Meeting  is scheduled for Saturday 7th  December in the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. 01.11.2019 President's resignation The Council of the Connemara Pony Breeders' Society wishes to inform...

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Nov 01 2019

CPBS Merit Scheme 2019

Please find below the points awarded under the Merit Scheme 2019. They will remain in this format on the website until 31 December 2019. If any competitor has any query please put it in writing and email to Phyllis Jones c/o [email protected] Queries will not be taken by phone. Queries will only be taken from competitors and owners Due to unforeseen circumstances it has not yet been possible to include the ridden and working hunter classes from Moycullen Show. These will be included at the first available opportunity. Thank you...

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Oct 25 2019

CPBS Christmas Show

Save the date: Sunday 15th December The annual CPBS Christmas show will take place at Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinalsoe, Co Galway on Sunday 15th December Schedule and entry forms will be available from next week Classes on the day will include Showjumping (70cm, 80cm, 90cm and 1 metre speed) In Hand classes (colt foal & filly foal class,  4 Year old mare) Santa is booked to drop in and said he wouldn't miss it and loves meeting all the children on the day  ...

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Oct 21 2019

Peter Molloy

The CPBS are saddened to learn that the death has taken place of Peter Molloy, Cushatrough, Claddaghduff, Connemara. Peter was a well known breeder and showing enthusiast, His legacy lives on through his world renowned Dooneen Ponies. May he rest in peace! Funeral arrangements as per link below. https://rip.ie/death-notice/peter-molloy-claddaghduff-galway/401747...

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Oct 03 2019

2019 Council Election

Due to anomalies discovered in the 2019 electorate roll, the Council has deemed it necessary to review the current election process in the interest of continued proper governance. This review is taking place at present. The Council regrets the delay caused to the 2019 elections and particularly apologises to the candidates involved in the current election. A further update will be available when the review has been completed....

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Aug 20 2019

Ireland crowned U 16 European Show Jumping Champions

Two Connemara ponies featured on the winning Irish Team who beat off  Great Britain in the jump off to secure the gold medal position on the podium in Strzegom, Poland. Cul Ban Mistress and Ardfry Skye were flyng the flag for the Connemara Pony. Ardfry Skye was ridden by Niamh McEvoy from Omagh, Co Tyrone finished in 9th position in the individual showjumping. Ardfry Skye is owned and bred by Claire Crawford , Co Galway and is the 2007 ex: Ross Castle Ardfry Fushcia (Abbeyleix Owen) and by: Cashelbay Prince (I Love You Melody). Cul...

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Aug 15 2019

CLIFDEN PONY SHOW RESULTS- THURSDAY – 15th AUGUST 2019

  Class 1 - Yearling Colts Results      Class 2 - Yearling Filly   Class 3 - 2 Year Old [caption id="attachment_16289" align="alignleft" width="300"] 0307, Doohulla Lad , Cornarone Hazy Lad x Doohulla Mystery Girl, Br: Padraic Gannon, Ow: Padraic Gannon[/caption]                 Class 4 - Two year old Filly [caption id="attachment_16290" align="alignleft" width="300"] 0408, Glencarrig Princess Ella, Glencarrig Knight x Glencarrig Princess, Br: Gearoid Curran, Ow: Grace Murphy & William Mc Mahon, Handler/Rider: Grace Maxwell Murphy[/caption]                 Class 5 - Three year old registered mare [caption id="attachment_16291" align="alignleft" width="300"] 0503, Glencarrig Sea Breeze, Glencarrig Knight x Glencarrig Scarlet, Br: Eleanor Curran, Ow:...

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