2015 Welsh Pony & Cob Society AGM 28th March 2015 The President, Mrs Mary Redvers, has arranged for this year’s Dinner Dance to take place at Hatherley Manor Hotel, Gloucester, GL2 9QA 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets are £35.00 each and cheques should be sent to the office with your contact details, and your choice of main course, or if paying by card please ring Jayne Willis on 01570 471 754. Tickets will be posted a couple of weeks before the event. The three options of main course are: 1. Baked Salmon Supreme, 2. Honey-mustard Baked Gloucester Old Spot Loin of Pork, or 3. Red Onion and Courgette Flan. When booking your tickets, please let the office know whether you require Main Course 1, 2 or 3. All accommodation at Hatherley Manor is already booked, but the Thistle Hotel Cheltenham is just down the lane and has availability. The Society has negotiated a special rate of £69 B&B per night for single or £80 B&B per night for double occupancy. Contact the Thistle Hotel Cheltenham directly to make a booking using the booking code WELS270315. Thistle Cheltenham Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Tel.: 0871 376 9013 / +44 845 305 8313. Fax: 0871 376 9113 / +44 845 305 8352. Should you have any queries please email [email protected] uk.com or WPCS, Bronaeron, Felinfach, Lampeter, SA48 8AG. During the evening there will be an auction and raffle, with many excellent prizes including a bottle of aged Malt Whisky kindly donated by Ifor Lloyd. The proceeds of both the auction and raffle will be going to The Hill Pony Improvement Societies of Wales. If any bidders, who can’t attend the dinner, wish to leave commission bids then they should confirm the lot number, their maximum bid and address details to: [email protected] brightwells.com. As in any auction, lots will be secured as cheaply as other bids allow. President’s Auction Lot 1. Bronze resin statue of a Welsh Mountain stallion by Sara Lee Debnam. Kindly given by Sarum Stud and Katie Parry Show Team. Lot 3. A stallion nomination to Eyarth Rio (Sec.B) (100% fertile, but not at public stud) or Telynau Just William (WPBR) Royal Welsh Champion and sire of RW and Winter Fair winners or any stallion at stud at TELYNAU 2015. Kindly given by Telynau Stud. Lot 4. A Visit to Carl Hester’s yard for two people at a date convenient to both. 10am–1 pm – tour of the yard plus opportunity to watch horses work from Novice to Grand Prix Level. Kindly given by Carl Hester. Lot 6. Oil Painting by Yvonne Garner depicting Welsh Mountain pony mares and foals running on an open hill with a stallion. Kindly given by Colin Thomas. Lot 7. Visit for up to six people to Tweenhills Stud and lunch with John and Mary Redvers at Corsend Farm. Kindly given by Mr and Mrs John Redvers. Lot 5. Tickets for four people to visit HOYS on Mountain and Moorland day. Kindly given by Mr Sandy Anderson. Lot 2. Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for two at the Corse Lawn House Hotel. Kindly given by Baba Hine. Lot 8. Tickets for 2 people to Royal Ascot with buffet lunch. If preferred this could be taken for King George VI day or Champions Day. Kindly given by David Redvers and Qipco.
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