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CPBS Council Report

The CPBS Council met for a seminar on Monday 1st December. In a thorough and wide ranging discussion it has begun to plan it's programme of work for the coming year. Several group discussions and presentations dealt with every aspect of the Society's work and methodology. The Council was very honoured to have President Michael D. Higgins accompanied by his wife Sabine drop in a for brief visit during which he wished the Society well in it's work....

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Dec 04 2014

CPBS Christmas Show 2014 – WH classes are qualifiers for Equifestival 2015

We are delighted to be holding the CPBS Christmas Show at Creagh Equestrian Centre, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway on Saturday 13th December.  Please find Schedule of events below, also entry forms for the foal classes and the working hunter classes.  Any queries please contact Carol on 095 21863 or email [email protected] Why not join us on the day and bring the kids (Santa Claus and his Connemara pony have promised to stop by to say hello to all the girls and boys, there will also be some traditional music, mulled...

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Western Region RC Autumn Dressage League

Congrats to Mary Mitchell, winner of the Open Western Region RC Autumn Dressage League. Mary won the league on her home bred seven year old Connemara mare Western Easter. The Class one grey mare is by Cremully Western Melody and out of Western Princess by Smokey Duncan....

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Council Meeting Report

The Council of the CPBS held their first Council meeting after the AGM on Thursday 20/11/14. Tom MacLochlainn from New Inn, Ballinasloe was elected President. Jim Mullaney and John Varley were elected as Vice-Presidents. Padraic Heanue was elected Treasurer and John Riordan was elected Honorary Secretary. A committee was formed consisting of Jerry Mahon, Noel Brett and Andy O'Donoghue, to review the Memorandum and Articles and plan for an EGM in early 2015. The committee plan to consult with all stakeholders. Hoof Wall Separation Disease was discussed and will be...

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CPBS Christmas Show 2014

We are delighted to be holding the CPBS Christmas Show at Creagh Equestrian Centre, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway on Saturday 13th December.  Please find Schedule of events below, also entry forms for the foal classes and the working hunter classes.  Any queries please contact Carol on 095 21863 or email [email protected] Why not join us on the day and bring the kids (Santa Claus and his Connemara pony have promised to stop by to say hello to all the girls and boys, there will also be some traditional music, mulled...

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CPBS Online Database

Please note that the online database is not up to date and is only for look up purposes.  For up to date information on Connemara ponies please contact the office on www.enquiries.ie or phone 095 21863. We apologise for the inconvenience and understand that it is frustrating for our breeders and we are working towards a new functional database.  ...

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CPBS Council Nominations

Seven candidates have been nominated for election to the CPBS Council at the upcoming AGM on Sunday 9th November. The candidates are: Mr. Kevin Bolger, Ballyconneely, Co. Galway Mr. Bartley Conroy, Ballyconneely, Co. Galway Mr. Gearóid Curran, Moycullen, Co. Galway Mr. Jerry Mahon, Abbeyknockmoy, Co. Galway Mr. Keith Murray, Four Mile House, Co. Roscommon Mr. John Joe O'Neill, Caherlistrane, Co. Galway Mr. Frank Quinn, Ardrahan, Co. Galway There are five vacancies to be filled on the CPBS Council. In accordance with the Memorandum and Articles of Association a minimum of two of these seats must be filled by...

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