THE BREEDERS COMMITTEE IS COMPRISED OF PONY BREEDERS FROM THROUGHOUT IRELAND, WHO SEEK TO PROMOTE THE BREEDING OF QUALITY FOALS AND YOUNGSTOCK, WHO WILL GO ON TO SUCCESSFUL SHOW PONIES, SHOW HUNTER PONIES, WORKING HUNTER PONIES AND PERFORMANCE ANIMALS.
The following dates and venues are provisionally booked for the
Spring Mare Inspections 2020 :
23rd March, Ballybrack Equestrian Centre, Co Cork
25th March, Creagh Equestrian Centre, Co Galway
30th March, Warrington Topflight EC, Co Kilkenny
1st April, Portmore Equestrian Centre, Co Antrim
Breeders Committee 2019
The IPS Breeders Committee are delighted with the response to our Foal and Yearling Show on 28th October. We already have both major championships sponsored, also several classes. If we can obtain sponsorship from those interested in Native breeds there will also be Championships for Connemara, Kerry Bog and Welsh foals and yearlings. There are some trophies already in existence such as the Paulank Cup which will be presented to the best Welsh Foal. Any offers of sponsorship will be gratefully received. Our judge, Mr Wyn Morris, comes from Wales but is not only involved in Welsh ponies as he produces Show Ponies and Show Hunter Ponies and Show Horses. He also judges Coloured horses and ponies.
With the delay in electing the Committee for 2019 there has not been much time to discuss further plans for the Breeding enthusiasts, but we hope to get a programme for the production and marketing of youngstock in place before 2020.
The Committee consists of:
& Annette Kinsella
|Celine Essame||Newstown||(on completion of IPS Membership)|
|Gerry Fennell||Parcglas||(on completion of IPS Membership)|
Many ponies bearing the above prefixes have had much success in the show ring and also in other disciplines such as Eventing and Dressage. Araglen, Barossa, Brandon, Hollycreek and Parcglas ponies in particular are all noted for their success in the SJI; the 6yr old Brandon Reepicheep (Eskdale Splendid Venture x Brandon Marietta) recently winning the Gateau Series 128cms Pony Final with Lauren Adams who purchased him with her mother’s approval as a 4yr old with her First Holy Communion money!
Newstown ponies were well known for their success in many fields, so we are delighted to welcome Celine back to the pony breeding circle.
We will shortly have a news update on breeding plans for 2020, with details of stud news and a list of pony stallions at stud.
2019 Foal /Youngstock Show & Pony Parade
Monday 28th October, starting at 10am
at Roscrea Equestrian Centre, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
by kind permission of David Maher
Judge: Mr Wyn Morris
- Show Pony Foal to mature not exceeding 128cms
- Show Pony Foal to mature exceeding 128cms, but not exceeding 158cms
- Show Hunter Pony Foal to mature not exceeding 133cms
- Show Hunter Pony Foal to mature exceeding 133cms but not exceeding 158cms
- Pony foal to make a Lead Rein First ridden.
- M&M Small Breeds Foal
- M&M Large Breeds Foal
- Show Pony Yearling (Will be divided if sufficient entries, please state whether your entry is likely to mature to under 128cms or 128-148cms)
- Show Hunter Pony Yearling (Will be divided if sufficient entries, please state whether your entry is likely to mature to under 133cms or 133-158cms)
- M & M Yearling (Please state whether Small or Large Breeds)
Foal Championship, classes 1-7, Champion €100, Reserve Champion €50
Yearling Championship, classes 8-10, Champion €100, Reserve Champion €50
Entry fees €10 per class for IPS Members, €15 for first entry for Non-Members
Prize money 1st €20, 2nd €15, 3rd €10
Viewing Parade of Up-and-coming Children’s Ponies with the potential to go forward under saddle in any discipline.
*Now is your chance to find your future champion under saddle*
Please enter as class 11.
Unbroken 2, 3 & 4yr old ponies to be presented in hand to make Lead rein to Intermediate ridden prospects.
Please provide details of breeding and a short CV for each pony. Ponies will be presented collectively to the audience and then given a short introduction and asked to do a walk up and trot back.
Entry fee of €10 to cover Insurance & Costs.
Videos and photographs may be taken.
Contact Nesta 087-9822147 for further Information. Entries close 21st October.
*All Sponsorship gratefully received and recognition given in the Catalogue*
Results from the Youngstock Classes at the Championship Show, Saturday 17th August
The Qualifiers for the 2019 Champion of Champions are now available in the document below, along with the Qualifier Rules. If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact the office on 045 854513.
Champion of Champions Qualifiers (updated 30/5/19)
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