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News & Updates from Connemara Pony Breeders Society
Dec 21 2018

Competition Time

Aspiring Writers Are there any young Connemara pony enthusiasts out there? Would you like to submit a short article/feature about your pony for An Capaillin 2019 In your own words (max 350) tell us what your pony means to you, about your lives together and the activities you get up to: maybe its riding on the beach, competing, young handlers, hunting, jumping. If your article is published you will win a goodie bag full of treats - for you and your pony! Closing date is January 5th, 2019. Send to [email protected] complete with a photo or two and don't forget to include your full name, age and postal address. We look forward to hearing from you and GOOD LUCK!   “Start writing, no...

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Eventing IRE.

Pictured below (left to right) are the 2018 highest placed Connemara Ponies with Eventing Ireland at Pre Novice and Novice Level. Congratulations! Sheeba's Boy (Pre Novice) with rider Katie Attley. Photo courtesy of Louise O'Brien Photography. Aille Fountain Breeze  (Novice) with rider Zara Ott Burke. Photo courtesy of Bit Media.    ...

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Nov 21 2018

Black Friday starts now !

We are offering up to 20% off CPBS clothing. This offer ends Monday 26th at 5pm. Please phone 095 21863 or email [email protected] to place your order. Prices are exclusive of P&P Spend over €100 and get free postage & packaging within Ireland. Please note limited sizes in some stock CPBS Soft Shell Jacket - was €70 now €56 CPBS Regatta Gillet - was €70 now €56 CPBS Adult Polo T-Shirts - was €22 now €17 CPBS Hats & Baseball caps - was €10 & €15 now €8 CPBS Children Hoodies - was €22 now €17 CPBS...

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Nov 09 2018

CPBS Christmas Show

The annual CPBS Christmas Show takes place on Sunday 9th December at Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinasloe, Co Galway.  Showjumping and In-Hand classes with great prize funds. Please find schedule and entry form attached. Christmas Show Schedule - 2018 Christmas Show 2018 - Entry Form...

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Oct 31 2018

Passing of Countess April Merveldt

Countess April Merveldt passed away peacefully yesterday evening (October 30) in Naas hospital. Aged 91, she will be remembered in many walks of equestrian life, from winning the bareback high jump in Calgary in the 1940s and show jumping, in the dressage world, her development of the working hunter classes in the Irish Pony Society from her experiences and knowledge gained from her time spent in California, in the pony club, to her passionate interest in the Connemara pony. A long time supporter and member of the Connemara Pony Breeders'...

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Oct 19 2018

Horse of the Year Show 2018

Recognition for Connemara Breeder, Henry O'Toole We would like to congratulate Henry O’Toole and his family on winning the “Connemara Breeder of the Year Award” at the recent Horse of the Year Show (HOYS). Such a wonderful achievement and a great reflection on the quality of ponies bred under the "Castle" prefix. Castle Connemara Ponies Well done again on a fantastic achievement and wishing you continued breeding success for the future. Henry and his family travelled to HOYS to receive the award. The HOYS Leading Breeder Awards series is kindly sponsored by...

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