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News & Updates from Connemara Pony Breeders Society
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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Oct 10 2018

Passing of Henry Kelly

It is with great sadness this morning that the CPBS learn of the passing of our dear friend Henry Kelly. Henry was more than a Connemara pony enthusiast he was a fanatic. With great ambition and determination he founded his Coilltedubh stud. Henry served on the CPBS council from  2007-2010 he was a CPBS  inspector and judge, he judged at many shows here in Ireland, we had the honour and privilege of Henry judging at our breed show in Clifden in 2016 . Henry also enjoyed his trips abroad to...

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Sep 24 2018

CPBS Council 2018/2019

The Annual General Meeting of Cumann Lucht Capaillini Chonamara took place yesterday (Sunday 23rd) in Gullanes Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co Galway.  New council members were elected and a council meeting took place directly after the AGM where the executive committee were elected as follows. A report on the AGM will be available soon CPBS Council 2018/2019 Executive Committee Mr. Jim Mullaney,  Co Galway (President) Mr. Noel Farrell, Shanbo,  Co. Meath (Vice-President) Mr. Dermot Power,  Galway (Finance Officer) Mr. Dave Sheedy,  Co Clare (HR Officer) Council Members Mr. Séan Carey,  Co. Galway Ms Ann Marie Conroy,  Co Galway Mr. Joe Gaughan,  Co Mayo Mr....

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