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.


QLD RPG Committee

Chairperson - Geoff Trim

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

Vice-Chairperson & Safety Officer - John Riley

jcr750@gmail.com Ph: 07 4691 5204

Secretary - Christine Wise

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

Treasurer - Sue Groundwater

harmonyhillsue@gmail.com Ph: 07 5483 4765

Publicity Officer - Julia Hardie

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

Assistant Secretary- Tina Brewster

rothwhyl@bigpond.com Mobile: 0419 642 023

Committee Member - Jill Arthy


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


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 17 September 2016. 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!

ANNUAL MEETING - Our Annual meeting is on Saturday 5 November 2016 at the UQ Gatton Campus commencing at 10am. Please date claim this event in your diaries! All current members are invited to attend and vote for the new Committee. All current Committee members stand down and it is an opportunity to elect other members to the Committee. You will need to bring your current membership card for 2016-2017 with you to be able to vote. So come along and have some input into your group. Lunch is also available on campus for a small cost and you will need to book for catering purposes. More details will follow closer to the meeting date.

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.


Important Diary Dates and Deadlines


9 January Car Boot Sale at Cabarlah Markets Grounds commencing at 8am. Contact Christine Wise for enquiries.

6 February Allora Show. RPG sponsored Champion and Reserve Welsh sashes

20 February Little Red Dragon Show for children and beginners. Toogoolawah Showgrounds. Program will be available shortly. Contact Christine Wise for enquiries

4 March Pittsworth Show. RPG sponsored Champion and Reserve Welsh sashes

5-9 April Toowoomba Royal Show at Toowoomba Showgrounds. Medal Show - Ridden Welsh

22, 23,24 April Qld All Welsh Show at Toowoomba. Schedule available on this website and Facebook. Medal Show

7-8 May APSB Stud Show at Caboolture. Huge number of Welsh classes, in hand and ridden.Schedule available on APSDB Qld Facebook page

11 June Lowood Show RPG sponsored Champion and Reserve Welsh Sashes

9 July Native Pony Foal & Youngstock Show at Woodford Showgrounds. Schedule will be available on website and Facebook. Medal Show

31 July Foal Futurity Deadline for payments for unborn foals of 2016 season and continuation payments

14 August Fundraising BBQ at |Bunnings Toowoomba.

27-28 August Mareeba All Breeds Medal Show Details are available on Mareeba All Breeds Facebook page

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