10 Mar 2020

Brightwells Auctioneers – a thank you from the WPCS

The Welsh Pony and Cob Society are saddened to report that Brightwells the Society’s official Auctioneers have today informed us of the impending closure of their Equine Sales department.

The Society has had a long, much valued relationship with the auctioneers both as Brightwells and previously as Russell Baldwin and Bright. By working closely together the Society’s events calendar has been enriched annually with the staging of the Fayre Oaks Sale, The Autumn Cob sales and the Society Spring sale. For over 66 years these sales have offered breeders and enthusiasts the world over the opportunity to see and purchase Welsh Ponies and Cobs at their finest.

The Equine department have also been an integral part of auctioning items at the Society’s AGM dinner to raise funds for charity. We are very glad that this tradition will continue in a few weeks time.

The WPCS on behalf of its members worldwide, would like to thank the current team at Brightwells, and staff from previous years, for their professionalism, dedication and vision in promoting our great breed.

Colin Thomas – Chair of the WPCS Council said “ Brightwells have consistently offered such a high quality service and the perfect stage to promote and sell our Ponies and Cobs to the World. So many breeders over time have established their studs based on these sales purchases and we are very grateful for their support – the closure of their Equine department is a sad day for our Breed”

For Brightwells statement click https://www.brightwells.com/equine/general-information/equine-important-announcement/

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