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Performance Indicator Assessments Results

At the recent Performance Indicator Assessments of the CPBS, open to Class 1 fillies and mares of three and four years of age, there were 21 entries, with one withdrawal. Of the 20 participating ponies 16 achieved a score of 75 or over, out of 100,  receiving a 'bronze' award and 50 merits. The remaining four scored below the 75 mark and each was awarded 30 merits. All participating owners will receive a video of their pony and an official photograph. The full results and breeding are attached. Results: PIA Results...

Council Nominations and 2021 AGM

AGM 2021 The 2021 Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society Annual General meeting will take place on Sunday 7th November 2021.  The meeting will be held virtually and all members are invited to attend.  Time to be confirmed. Council Nominations are now been accepted, please click here to download: CPBS Council Nomination Form 2021 Any person elected to the Council of the Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society undertakes and accepts to uphold and abide by the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Society and its Rules, Regulations and Bye Laws.  He or she will...

Autumn Inspections

Applications are now being accepted for the   Autumn Colt/Stallion Inspections 2021   Online applications open until Tuesday 31st August 2021 Please note: If the daily quota of 22 is not reached for Colt/Stallion Inspections the CPBS will hold the inspections on Sunday 26th September only.   Please select your preferred date below:- Autumn Colt Inspections Creagh Equestrian Centre – Saturday 25th September: https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/cpbs#event-18612   Autumn Colt Inspections Creagh Equestrian Centre – Sunday 26th September: https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/cpbs#event-18613       Applications are now being accepted for the ** Additional Centres for Filly/Mare Inspections**   Autumn Filly/Mare Inspections 2021   Online applications open until Tuesday 31st August 2021   Please select your preferred centre and...

Performance Indicator Assessments

Connemara Pony Three and Four-Year-Old Filly          PERFORMANCE INDICATOR ASSESSMENTS Creagh Equestrian Centre, Ballinasloe, Sunday 18th July Closing date and time for entries Thursday 8th July, 2021 at 5.00pm   Enter Online here: https://itsplainsailing.com/club/cpbs/entry?type=entry&preview&e=17435&c=138791 Download application form here: CPBS Performance Indicator Assessment entry form Object of Project To enhance the breeding status of our fillies. To help identify ponies with performance potential, for example as in dressage, eventing and show jumping To promote the sale of the Connemara pony throughout the world. To identify performance within the Connemara pony Stud Book. To encourage breeders to produce ponies of...

97th ANNUAL CONNEMARA PONY SHOW

The CPBS have continuously monitored the evolving situation around Covid 19, including vaccination rates, variants, statistics and Government advice.  Also, as the show centres on the town of Clifden the CPBS have been in consultation with the local authorities. It is not possible to predict the situation in September and so, with the ongoing circumstances, restrictions and levels of uncertainty regarding the re-opening of Irish society safely, it has been decided, albeit very reluctantly, that the  97th Annual Connemara Pony Show, must be postponed to August 2022. The CPBS Council...

Colt/Stallion Inspections 2021

Autumn 2021 Colt/Stallion Inspections Venue & Date: Creagh Equestrian Centre, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th September 2021. For Application Forms please see Inspections page Connemara Pony Breeders' Society inspections will be run in line with strict Government guidelines.    ...

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  ...

Click & Collect service

The CPBS office will open for a Click and Collect service only from Wednesday 2nd June. Click and Collect service available Monday to Thursday 9.30am - 1pm Friday 2pm - 4pm Please continue to email your queries to [email protected]

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...