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News & Updates from Connemara Pony Breeders Society
Oct 19 2017

Colt Inspections Autumn 2017

Please find list of Class One stallions from the CPBS Inspections on Monday 2nd October at Mullingar Equestrian Centre Inspectors Mrs. Slyvaine Galligan (CPBS Judge & Inspector) Mr. Henry Kelly (CPBS Judge & Inspector) Mr. Ger O'Sullivan (Horse Sport Ireland Accredited Tutor) Chairman Mr. Damien Gill (CPBS Inspection Committee) Veterinary Surgeon Mr. Philip McManus MVB, MRCVS _______________________________________________________________________________ Kinamara Hillview Sparrow (Height 148cm) Pedigree: click here Pedigree Kinamara Hillview Silver Sparrow Owner: Gerry Quinn, Hillview Stud, Castlerea, Co Roscommon           _________________________________________________________________________ Tim an Ri  (Height 148cm) Pedigree: click here:Pedigree6.rtfTiman Ri Owner: Joan Dolan, Kilpatrick, Coughlanstown West, Ballymore Eustace, Co Kildare           _________________________________________________________________________ Grange Finnigan Surf  (Height 147cm) Pedigree: click here:Pedigree6.rtfGrange Finnigan Surf Owner:...

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Oct 03 2017

AGM Minutes and Accounts (2016)

Please find copy of the minutes from the 2016 AGM and a draft copy of the accounts (year ended 31.12.2016) AGM Minutes: Minutes of Annual General Meeting (2016) 2016 Accounts: Accounts Year ended 31.12.2016 (DRAFT) Please note accounts are labelled draft as the consideration of Society Accounts for the year ended 31st December 2016 appear on the agenda for the 2017 AGM and therefore will be approved at the AGM on Sunday 22nd October. ...

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Sep 28 2017

CPBS Council Election Results

The CPBS Council election has commenced at Gullane's Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. The following candidates have been declared elected: Munster: Mr. Andrew O'Donoghue (Seat M2) -3 year Mrs. Nancy O'Connell (Seat M3) - 2 year   Ulster: Mr. Philip Morgan  (Seat U1) - 2 year Leinster: Ms. Denise Norton (Seat L2) - 3 year Connacht: Mr. Jim Mullaney (Seat C5) - 3 year Ms. Ann Marie Conroy (Seat C6) - 3 year Mr. Sean Carey (Seat C7) - 3 year Mr. Michael Naughton (Seat C8) - 3 year The casual vacancy in Connacht was filled by the following candidate Mr. Joe...

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Election count to CPBS Council

Votes for the 2017 CPBS election to CPBS Council will take place on Thursday 28th September. Votes will be counted by Mr. Dermot Buckley B.L Returning Officer for elections in Gullanes Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co Galway at 11am. Each candidate is invited to attend the count along with one observer of his/her choice.  ...

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Sep 12 2017

Allianz Starfinder of the Future 2017

Highest placed Connemara pony in the Allianz Starfinder of the Future 2017 was - Fionn Thyme (by: Monaghanstown Fionn, ex: Clonkeen Coosheen) ridden by Jack Ryan and owned by Grainne Ryan. Pictured (1) here during presentation with Philip Morgan (CPBS Council) at Portmore Equestrian Centre. Fionn Thyme placed 3rd and Connemara pony Kilpatrick Shadow (Picture 2) (by: Silver Shadow, ex: Kilpatrick Cuisle) owned by Clive Swindell and ridden by Sorcha Monaghan places 5th (pictured below) Picture 1               Picture 2 ...

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Sep 08 2017

August Newsletter

Please click on link to view our August newsletter.  We would like to issue a monthly newsletter and welcome ideas and information from our breeders and members. Newsletter: CPBS Newsletter - August 2017...

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Aug 30 2017

Welcome to South Africia

While the main focus of attention during show week was on the various competitions the delegates from the overseas societies met for their annual meeting to discuss worldwide issues. For the first time ever a delegate from South Africa, Ms. Lena Penfold attended the ICCPS meeting. Connemaras first went to South Africa as part of a Dept. of Agriculture aid package in 1978 when the stallions Milford Hurricane (568) and Crockaun Connemara (674) were sent there to be crossed with the native Basotho pony in a breed improvement programme. The...

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Aug 30 2017

Gold for Ireland

The CPBS joins with the whole Irish equine community in congratulating our brilliant national showjumping team on its historic achievement in Gothenberg. Being crowned European Champions gives the industry at all levels a massive boost. What a sensational effort from Cian O Connor in bringing home the individual bronze and what a dream year for new team manager Rodrigo Pessoa. To Rodrigo Pessoa, Cian O Connor (GOOD LUCK), Shane Sweetman (CHAQUI Z) Denis Lynch (ALL STAR) and Bertram Allen (HECTOR VAN D’ABDIJHOEVE) cogháirdeachas libh ó chroí. Táimid fíor bhródúil as an...

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Aug 22 2017

Clifden Show Report 2017

CONNEMARA PONY SHOW, CLIFDEN 2017 REPORT Wednesday 16th AUGUST, 2017 Clifden may have woken up to a wet start for the 94th Annual Connemara Pony Show on Wednesday 16th August but the three day show started virtually on time at the immaculately presented Showgrounds prepared under the direction of Show Chairman Eric Walsh and long standing loyal show supporter and former Council Member Mairtin Nee with their hard working team. Judge for the day Harold McGahern’s first task was adjudicating the International Performance Hunter Team Class where course designer Charles Hanley took the...

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