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Social Media Response 9-3-18

It has been drawn to Council’s attention that there have been a number of derogatory comments and ill-advised posts placed onto numerous social media platforms, outside the control of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society.

The Welsh Pony and Cob Society and its Council welcome its members’ views but must remind them of its social media policy, specifically points 21.2.4 and 21.2.5(a) from the Welsh Pony and Cob Society Judging and Showing Handbook 2018.

21.2.4 You must not post or transmit any material which could damage the name or reputation of The Welsh Pony and Cob Society, its members or former members, or which is derogatory to the character of or prejudicial to the interests of The Welsh Pony and Cob Society.

21.2.5 You must not post or transmit any material relating to The Welsh Pony and Cob Society, members or former members or their horses or ponies, or their business or private lives or which could otherwise be associated with or which may reasonably be attributed as coming from The Welsh Pony and Cob Society:

a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance, distress or inconvenience;

Judging and Showing Handbook 2018

The Society will always welcome the views of its members and would welcome any comments or views to be forwarded to Council to respond formally.

The Welsh Pony and Cob Society will not respond to comments placed on social media platforms as per our rules.

We will always respond to members’ correspondence put in writing before us,  without prejudice.

30th Apr 2018