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

Welsh Pony Club Performance Competition Co-ordinator - Judy Davis

anthonyrdavis@ozemail.com.au Ph: 07 5439 0113

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 - Sunday, 13th December, 2015 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.


Important Diary Dates and Deadlines


27 Jan Closing date for Toowoomba RoyaLShow Breed classes. Schedule and entry form available at www.rasq.com.au

8 Feb Members Fun Day incorporating Judges Assessment Day and Junior Judges Training Session

27 Feb Entries close for Qld All Welsh Show

1 March Advertising deadline for combined RPG stud ads in the WPCS Journal and advertising in the QAWS program

6 March Late entries for Qld All Welsh Show close. Penalty payment applies

7 March Pittsworth Ag show welsh classes

13 March Advertising deadline for RPG stud ads in WPCS journal only

17 March Welsh classes at Toowoomba Royal Show

17-19 Apr 2015 QLD All Welsh Show, Toowoomba Showgrounds

27 June Native Pony Foal & Youngstock Show. At Woodford Showgrounds.

18 July Gatton Ag Show

26 July Mt Gravatt Ag Show

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

1 August Commencement of accumulation of points for the Performance Awards for 2015-2016. Goes until 31 July 2016.

7 August to 16 August Brisbane Royal Show

22 August Canungra Agricultural Show - RPG sponsored with a great program

24 October Annual Meeting of the RPG at University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton. 9.30am morning tea, Meeting 10am start.

25 October APSB Youngstock Show at Caboolture - Welsh and Part Welsh classes


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

Feb (date to be advised) Little Red Dragon Show for children and beginners

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

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