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Connemara Therapeutic Riding to attend HETI Congress in RDS

Connemara Therapeutic Riding (CTR) and Connemara ponies will attend the upcoming HETI Congress in the RDS running from 25th - 29th June. Connemara pony Loch an Éala pictured at the Coral Strand, Ballyconneely,Co. Galway with (l to r) Jacqueline Boulger (CTR Coach), Grace Herbert, (CTR client), Pearl Brow (CTR volunteer) and Noé McLoughlin (CTR client).   Photo credit: Laurence Hofman.   Connemara Ponies to Feature at HETI Congress of Equine Facilitated Programmes Connemara Therapeutic Riding (CTR) established a permanent Therapeutic Riding Service in 2015. CTR has witnessed firsthand the huge impact Therapeutic Riding has had on a number...

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The Passing of Tommy Wade

Irish Show Jumping manager Rodrigo Pessoa and team members to pay tribute to late Tommy Wade at this weekend’s Nations Cup in La Baule. One of Show Jumping’s all time greats, Tipperary’s Tommy Wade won Nations Cup and Grand Prix competitions all over the world and was most famous for his partnership with Dundrum (Connemara Gelding). Later as Irish Chef d’Equipe, Tommy Wade helped Ireland to over 30 Nations Cup victories and was the Chef d’Equipe when Ireland claimed a gold medal at the European Championships in 2001 and at the...

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LIST OF QUALIFIERS FOR CLIFDEN 2018

2018 Green Hunter Qualifiers (Please enter with the qualifying show for qualifiers) 10th June 2018 BALLINALEE SHOW Ballinalee, Co Longford Contact: Frances Forster 086 4031917 email: [email protected] 7th July 2018 NORTH EAST CONNEMARA SHOW Slane, Co Meath Contact: Michael McMenamin 086 2522346 29th July 2018 MIDLAND CONNEMARA PONY SHOW Mullingar Equestrian Centre, Mullingar, Co Westmeath Contact: Irene O’Sullivan 086 3043039 [email protected] 12th August 2018 Moycullen Show The Parks, Moycullen, Co Galway Contact: Gearoid Curran 086 853233 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2018 Three Year Old Loose Jumping Qualifiers   7th July 2018 Creagh Equestrian Centre Creagh, Ballinasloe Co. Galway @ 12noon approx. Enter with the CPBS Office (€25 for...

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2018 MAY FILLY INSPECTION

REMINDER - ENTRIES CLOSE TOMORROW!   Please click the links below to download  application forms for the filly inspection on the 26th May 2018 at Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway FILLY INS MAY 18 rules FILLY INS MAY 18 FORM  ...

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2018 Nominations for Connemara Pony Breeders Society Council

Nominations are now being accepted for election to the Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society Council from eligible members.  Nomination forms (click here to download CPBS Council Nomination Form 2018 or contact the office) must be returned to the Assistant Secretary, The Showgrounds, Clifden, Co Galway, H71 YA09 before 4pm on Tuesday 26th June 2018. Seats available for election in 2018 in each Province are as follows Province                                 Seat                             Current Seat Cycle Ulster                                       U1                               1 Year Ulster                                       U2                               2 Year Munster                                   M1                               3 Year Munster                                   M3                               1 Year Leinster                                   L1                                3 Year Leinster                                   L2                                2 Year Leinster                                   L3                                1 Year Connaught                              C1                               3 Year Connaught                              C2                              ...

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Eventing Ireland Results

Eventing Ireland, Highest placed Connemara Ponies 2016 & 2017. --2016-- PRE NOVICE; Sophie Joyce on Fernhill First Lady,(PINEGROVE SEOIGE) 2006. By Seoigeach, ex Aran Suzy by Gorteen Boy. Bred by Paul Timlin, Ballina, Co. Mayo NOVICE; Jim Tyrrell on Fionas Fionn, 2008. By Monaghanstown Fionn ex Gortnaphisey Fiona by Carrantubber Lad. Bred by Mrs Cait Ui Loinsigh, Co.Laois. --2017-- PRE NOVICE; Caitie Slater on Breeogue Breeze, 2011. By Gurteen Paddy, ex Furry Grey by Earl of Castlefrench. Bred by Tom Curran, Co.Sligo. NOVICE; Zara Burke on Aille Fountain Breeze, 2009. By Rosscastle Carroll Owen, ex Aille...

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Stallion Owners (GDPR)

Following on from yesterday's post for registered Stallion Owners, If YOU DO NOT WISH for the CPBS to share your contact details with Horse Sport Ireland for the Stallion register and publication, please send an email to [email protected] by 2pm tomorrow Friday 4th May OPTING OUT of the HSI publication ...

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Extra Filly Inspection

The CPBS Inspections Committee have decided to run an extra filly inspection in late May, as a number of breeders missed the last round of inspections. The inspection will be held on Saturday 26th May, at Creagh Equestrian Centre in Ballinasloe. Closing date for applications to be received by our office is Wednesday 23rd May....

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