The Kerry Bog Pony is a very old Mountain and Moorland breed of pony originating in Ireland, and traditionally used for hauling peat from the bogs, as well as for general work on small holdings. The breed has a reputation for gentle temperament and versatility.
We are holding a sale on Saturday 18th May at The Red Fox Inn, Glenbeigh, Co. Kerry starting at 10.30am.
All ponies must be fully registered and the passport must accompany the pony on the day. Microchips will be checked on entry.
Enquiries to John Mulvihill on 066 9769184
The KBPS has just received confirmation of a DAFM grant for Inspections this year. It will cover 75% of the overall cost of running inspections in the 4 provinces.
2 locations remain:
Glenbeigh, Co. Kerry on Saturday, 18th May &
Fintona, Co. Tyrone on Saturday, 25th May
As a result we can reduce fees this year to €10 per pony - mare, stallion & gelding.
There will be a parade of horses and ponies before the off of the first race on day 1 of the Punchestown National Hunt Festival. This will take in all branches of equestrianism in Ireland and will be held in the Parade Ring. If you are attending the races on the day please come along and show your support for the Kerry Bog Pony! The first race is at 3.40pm.
The Cork Summer Show will host Kerry Bog Pony classes this year on Sunday 16th June.
For further information go to www.corksummershow.com