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Nov 20 2020

Kylemore Abbey to place Connemara mare and foal in Áras Paddocks

Kylemore Abbey is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership between Áras an Uachtaráin and the Abbey whereby each year a Connemara mare and foal from the Kylemore Herd will take up residence with the President of Ireland and graze the Áras paddocks from May to September. The partnership was formed following discussions implementing biodiversity grazing strategies in both the Áras and Kylemore Abbey and a subsequent visit to Kylemore by President Higgins and his wife Sabina. Conor Coyne, Executive Director of Kylemore Abbey explained, “It will provide an opportunity to...

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Nov 09 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020

Due to the ongoing Covid restrictions with regard to the number of people permitted to attend an organized indoor gathering, it is not possible to hold the AGM in person before year end. However due to recent Covid 19 legislation it is now possible to proceed with a virtual AGM. The CPBS will hold a virtual AGM of the Society on Sunday 13th December, 2020 @  2pm To register to attend the AGM (CPBS members only) please click on the link https://cpbs.ie/agm2020/ Minutes from the 2019 AGM - Minutes - AGM 2019 CPBS Accounts year ended...

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Oct 31 2020

CPBS Council Election

The CPBS council election has commenced at the Claregalway Community Centre, Claregalway, Co Galway. The following candidates have been deemed elected Munster Ms. Eimear Coleman (Seat M2) Ulster Ms. Joanne Hunter (Seat U2) Leinster Mr. Pat Geoghegan (Seat L2) Connacht Mr. Martin Coyne (Seat C5) Mr.Gearoid Curran (Seat C6) Mr. Sean Carey (Seat C7) Mr. Henry O'Toole (Seat C8) Congratulations to all candidates  ...

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Oct 08 2020

2021 Stallion Directory

Extension to get your stallion details entered - deadline Friday 16th October Online Stallion Directory The Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society is compiling a free online approved stallion directory for publication in the autumn of this year.  The directory will be a comprehensive source of Connemara stallions available for service in Ireland (arranged by county) and abroad.  It will contain pedigree information, a linear profile (where applicable), a photograph of each stallion, stallion performance records where available and owner/keeper contact information. There is no charge for inclusion of stallions in the directory and...

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Sep 09 2020

Announcements

Inspections: Due to COVID-19 restrictions and Government guidelines spectators will not be permitted at the upcoming colt and filly inspections. Entries will open soon for an additional Autumn inspection centre for mares in Greenacres Equestrian Centre, Convoy, Co Donegal.  Date to be confirmed. Phone lines: From Monday 14th September the CPBS phone lines will be on from 9.30am-11.30am daily . Please email urgent queries to [email protected]  ...

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Sep 07 2020

List of colts for Autumn Inspections 2020

07/09/2020 Please find list of the colts which will be presented for inspections over  three days (11th-13th September) at Creagh Equestrian Centre. Due to Government and HSE guidelines in relation to COVID-19, spectators will not be permitted to attend the colt inspections. To view the list click here List of colts for Autumn Inspections 2020...

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Sep 03 2020

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 01/09/2020 Connacht Sean Carey, Newtown, Creagh, Co Galway Pat Collins, Flaggylane Stables, Knockbrack, Athenry, Co Galway  "I Pat Collins will be seeking election in up coming CPBS elections. I'm involved in ponies over 20 years between jumping, hunting and breeding. Hopefully getting elected I'll bring fresh ideas to the table and represent you the breeder. I would appreciate your vote...

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