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Sep 08 2021

CPBS Council Nominations

The following nominations have been received from candidates seeking election to the Council of the Connemara Pony Breeders’ society in accordance with Article 15 of the CPBS Constitution by the closing date of 01/09/2021   Connacht John F Brady (Co Mayo)  "I am a member of CPBS for 15 years and involved with Connemara’s for over 20 years breeding, breaking and producing.  I feel there is a need for equality in performance and showing within the CPBS. This is why I am seeking election" Vincent Costello ( Co Galway) "I have always had an...

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Jul 29 2021

Performance Indicator Assessments Results

At the recent Performance Indicator Assessments of the CPBS, open to Class 1 fillies and mares of three and four years of age, there were 21 entries, with one withdrawal. Of the 20 participating ponies 16 achieved a score of 75 or over, out of 100,  receiving a 'bronze' award and 50 merits. The remaining four scored below the 75 mark and each was awarded 30 merits. All participating owners will receive a video of their pony and an official photograph. The full results and breeding are attached. Results: PIA Results...

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Jul 22 2021

Council Nominations and 2021 AGM

AGM 2021 The 2021 Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society Annual General meeting will take place on Sunday 7th November 2021.  The meeting will be held virtually and all members are invited to attend.  Time to be confirmed. Council Nominations are now been accepted, please click here to download: CPBS Council Nomination Form 2021 Any person elected to the Council of the Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society undertakes and accepts to uphold and abide by the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Society and its Rules, Regulations and Bye Laws.  He or she will...

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Jul 08 2021

Spring 2022 Inspections

Colts/Stallion Spring Inspections 2022 For online entries please select your chosen venue: Spring 2022 Colt Inspections Creagh Equestrian Centre – Thursday, 24th March 2022 https://itsplainsailing.com/org/cpbs#event-25482 Spring 2022 Colt Inspections Creagh Equestrian Centre – Friday, 25th March 2022 https://itsplainsailing.com/org/cpbs#event-25493 Spring 2022 Colt Inspections Clifden Showgrounds - Saturday 26th March 2022 https://itsplainsailing.com/org/cpbs#event-25494 For downloadable Application & Rules & Procedures please select 2022 Spring Colt Inspection Application & Rules...

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Jul 05 2021

Performance Indicator Assessments

Connemara Pony Three and Four-Year-Old Filly          PERFORMANCE INDICATOR ASSESSMENTS Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinasloe, Sunday 18th July Closing date and time for entries Thursday 8th July, 2021 at 5.00pm   Enter Online here: https://itsplainsailing.com/club/cpbs/entry?type=entry&preview&e=17435&c=138791 Download application form here: CPBS Performance Indicator Assessment entry form Object of Project To enhance the breeding status of our fillies. To help identify ponies with performance potential, for example as in dressage, eventing and show jumping To promote the sale of the Connemara pony throughout the world. To identify performance within the Connemara pony Stud Book. To encourage breeders to produce ponies of...

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Jun 29 2021

97th ANNUAL CONNEMARA PONY SHOW

  The CPBS acknowledge the ongoing support of our sponsors and the enthusiasm of our members during this difficult time. We look forward to welcoming everybody back in 2022, particularly understanding that the Annual Connemara Pony Show is a highlight in many a calendar. The proposed date for the 97th Annual Connemara Pony Show, as approved by Council, is the week beginning Monday August 8th, 2022.  ...

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Jun 02 2021

Snowy and Aimhirgin settle into Áras an Uachtaráin

Some photographs and background on the occasion of Kylemore Abbey’s presentation of a Connemara mare and foal to President Michael D.Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin , Phoenix Park, Dublin on 31 May 2021 and attended by CPBS President Ann Marie Conroy. Press release - Kylemore Abbey   Above L-R: Gray Lass alongside her foal Aimhirgin, Sir Jeanne O.S.B, President Michael D. Higgins and CPBS President Ann Marie Conroy Gray Lass and Aimhirgin before departing Kylemore  ...

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2022 Stallion Parade Catalogue
Mar 24 2021

Online Stallion Parade

Members of the CPBS are invited to submit profiles of their stallion(s) for the CPBS Online Stallion Event 2021 to be launched on the Facebook page. This event is for members only and there is no charge. Closing date for submissions is Tuesday March 30th at 5pm and they will be uploaded on Sunday 4th April. They will be archived permanently in a folder on the Facebook page. Owners may also submit a free advertisement for their stallion(s)/stud which will be displayed in a separate folder Open to members of the...

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