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DNA Comparison Form

This form is to be completed in full by the registered owner of the pony in question. This form is for DNA comparison only. It will only compare a sample from the pony you have to the DNA profile held in the lab. It is to be used for identity cases only if a microchip cannot be found or if you feel the passport you have does not match your pony. Once the form and fee are received we will send you a sampling envelope. Please get your vet...

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Issue of Duplicate Documents

Please read the following before completing the application. ALL DUPLICATE PASSPORT APPLICATIONS MUST BE VERIFIED BY DNA, MICROCHIP AND MARKING CHART. THIS WILL EXTEND THE TIME LINE OF APPLICATION TO 4 WEEKS. A Fee of €200 (CPBS Members €185.00) must be returned with this form to the CPBS prior to the CPBS undertaking to issue the pony with a Duplicate Document of identification. A DNA sampling kit and CPBS marking chart will then be issued to the owner. If you are not the registered owner of the pony you will need to...

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Gelding Registration/Classification

Upon submission of the following items the CPBS will classify the gelding in the appropriate class. Registration fee. Veterinary Certificate stating the following: Height Certificate of castration Colour New Markings Verification of microchip If the pony has not been micro chipped, microchips must be bought from the CPBS. Fee €15. Lifetime Document/Temporary Foal Cert. (Three choices of names for the pony must be submitted with a Temporary Foal cert.) Completed transfer of ownership form and fee where required. Gelding Classification Application CPBS Marking Chart ...

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Jun 02 2016

In Hand Judges Training Course

The CPBS are organising a Judges training course for those interested in being considered for the in-hand judges list. Applicants must be a member of the CPBS, must be aged over 25 and must be resident in Ireland. Closing date for receipt of applications is 29/6/16. Application forms can be downloaded below. Judges Application Form...

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Jun 02 2016

Council Meeting Report

The CPBS Council met in Ballinasloe yesterday for its June meeting. A working group led by Denise Norton which was formed to discuss Dr. Jack Murphy’s discussion document recommended that colt owners be given the opportunity to bring their colts for a private linear profiling session in the Autumn before they are presented for inspection to offer advice and education to colt owners. It was agreed to offer this service at a fee of €20 per colt. Once the show is over a complete review of the inspection system will be...

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Jun 02 2016

Equine Premises numbers

Please note that if you have not applied for your Equine premises number with the Department of Agriculture please ensure to do so as soon as possible. A person may not have an equine in his/her possession or under his/her control unless the details of his/her premises is registered. The CPBS will request equine premises number for all transactions with the society. Forms is available from the downloads section and must be returned to your local regional office of the department. No fee required....

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Results from 2 day Connemara Pony Sale

The annual 2 day Connemara pony sales were held in Clifden last weekend with a catalogue of 434 entries over the 2 days. This figure was up over 100 lots on the same sale last year. Buyers from UK, France, Holland, Belgium, Germany and Sweden were in attendance along with a high number of Irish and northern buyers. Trade was swift from the start and an air of positivity had emerged around the sales yard from early in the sale on saturday. The highest price paid on Saturday was €5,000,...

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