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Jun 02 2021

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  ...

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2022 Stallion Parade Catalogue
Mar 24 2021

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...

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Mar 24 2021

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...

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Feb 23 2021

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...

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Jan 19 2021

International Travel for Equines

The procedures for International Travel for Equines changed on 1 January 2021 when the United Kingdom left the European Union. The United Kingdom may be used as a landbridge for access to the continent. The procedures for this differ to direct import/export with the United Kingdom. All paperwork must be completed online at least 24 hours prior to departure. It is imperative that all information provided to the authorities is accurate and corresponds correctly with the animal in question. The correct passport must accompany all animals travelling. Full information and...

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