Welcome

Welcome to the Queensland Regional Promotional Group. The QLD RPG Committee is committed to promoting Welsh ponies from all sections of the Stud Book across the state of Queensland and we encourage all Queensland members of the WP&CS to get involved with the group’s activities.

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QLD RPG Committee

Chairperson - Geoff Trim

geoff.trim069@gmail.com Ph: 07 5426 6417

Vice Chairperson - Lee Grant

maeve.keeva@bigpond.com

Treasurer - John Riley

jcr750@gmail.com Ph: 07 4691 5204

Secretary - Christine Wise

andcwise@optusnet.com.au Mobile: 0412 671 412

Publicity Officer - Julia Hardie

jha88037@bigpond.net.au Ph: 07 5465 1553

Assistant Secretary- Tina Brewster

rothwhyl@bigpond.com Mobile: 0419 642 023

Assistant Secretary - Jill Arthy

gj.arthy@bigpond.net.au

Committee Member - Megan Chappell

Additional Contacts

Qld Foal Futurity Organiser - Lorelle Laffey

kenelle@auzy.net.au Ph: 07 4697 3118 Mobile: 0427 735 874

Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/877461049016733/

Queensland RPG of the Welsh Pony & Cob Society of Australia

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QLD RPG Meetings

The QLD RPG Meetings are held regularly throughout the year, usually held at the Marburg Community Hall, Cnr Edmond and Main Street, Marburg, just off the Warrego Hwy. Occasional meetings may be held at other locations as noted below. Start time varies but is usually 9.30 to 10am. All interested members are welcome.

NEXT QLD RPG Meeting - Next date 18 March 2017. Starting at 10am at the Marburg Community Hall. Morning Tea around 9.30am if you would like to catch up. Lunch at the Marburg Hotel is also available if you are interested. See you all there!

FACEBOOK - Please note the RPG now has a Facebook page up and running. You will find a lot of information about the events run by the RPG on Facebook so have a go and join us. See link above.

STALLION RAFFLE - Get your ticket in the Stallion Raffle to be drawn at the QAWS on Saturday evening. Tickets are $20 each; 3 for $50 or 6 for $100. Six draws for six lucky ticketholders to win a service to the stallion of their choice from the donated services. Some great stallions are on offer. Please see flyer for photos of these boys!

FOAL FUTURITY PAYMENTS DUE - Payments for the 2017 foal futurity finalists are now due. Please pay the final instalment by 28 February 2017. This is for foals able to compete in the foal futurity at the 2017 QAWS.

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Important Diary Dates and Deadlines

2017

11 February Allora Show. Medal Show

2017 Toowoomba Royal Show at Toowoomba Showgrounds. Medal Show - Ridden Welsh

21,22,23 April Qld All Welsh Show at Toowoomba. Schedule available on this website and Facebook. Medal Show

6-7 May APSB Stud Show at Caboolture. Huge number of Welsh classes, in hand and ridden.Schedule available on APSB Qld Facebook page

Lowood Show RPG sponsored Champion and Reserve Welsh Sashes

31 July Foal Futurity Deadline for payments for unborn foals of 2017 season and continuation payments for previous years

21 October Welsh Pony & Riding Pony Youngstock Show at Gatton Showgrounds. Schedule will be available on website and Facebook. Medal Show Working in collaboration with the Riding Pony Stud Book Society

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