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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...

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.  ...

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  ...

Click & Collect service

The CPBS office will open for a Click and Collect service only from Wednesday 2nd June. Click and Collect service available Monday to Thursday 9.30am - 1pm Friday 2pm - 4pm Please continue to email your queries to [email protected]

2022 Stallion Parade Catalogue

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...

More success for Blackwoodland Rock

After success at Le Mans (France) in the autumn with Gabrielle Enright, Blackwoodland Rock (I love You Melody x Grey Rock Trish) returned to Ireland in January 2020 to the Enright family stables in Fermoy, Co Cork.  Gabrielle (15) took up riding at the age of 10 and a year later her family purchased her first Connemara pony, followed by three more.  Gabrielle had success showing her ponies Omey Darlin and Ardfry Remy but wanted to focus on showjumping for her final year in ponies. So it was back to...

List of Colts/Stallions for Inspection – Spring 2021

Please find list of colts/stallions for inspection at Creagh Equestrian Centre 26th - 28th March. List of Colts - Stallions Spring 2021   Please note the CPBS colt/stallion inspections are private and strictly no spectators. Results and photos will be pubished once the Inspections are complete.  ...

Pat Lyne Remembered

The Connemara pony and its kinsfolk have lost a true friend with the sad news that Pat Lyne has passed away, aged 91 years. Although living in the United Kingdom, Pat had a very close association with the people of Connemara and their ponies for over forty years, and her immeasurable amount of knowledge gleaned was demonstrated in the many books she wrote rolling back the mists of time and place, taking readers down many a boreen to meet famous ponies and breeders, discuss diverse pedigree lines and share recollections...