Friday 27th April 2018

Minutes from April/May meeting

1 Minutes of Meeting – Monday 23rd April 2018 – 8pm at the The Pavillion, Somerford Present approx 42 members including the committee Apologies: Jo Harris, Rachel Douglas Chairman’s Report – Joy Joy chaired the meeting and welcomed everyone • The minutes from March 2017 meeting were accepted • There was a request for BBA to run some gridwork sessions – perhaps at Hunters Gate or Somerford • There was a suggestion that we should run a mini camp later in the year – Liz investigating Treasurer’s report – Maggie Marincovic Deposit a/c 10670.70 Cash 10 Current a/c 8922.10 Total 19602.80 Membership- Elizabeth Goda This year so far we have: 58 renewed adults, 11 honorary, 3 juniors Social Report – Pat Guerin • Thursday evening flatwork lessons are currently full but please contact Jan if you interested in case odd spaces become available • It as agreed to organise more polework and drill riding sessions at Hunters Gate at the weekend AOB Macclesfield Forest is currently closed to horse riders due to storm damage Next meeting: 4 June at 8pm at the Vicarage, Holmes Chapel 2 Upcoming BBA events SJ Training: Running sessions 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 May at 7pm- please let Joy or Pat know if you are interested. All abilities catered for. £15 per session or all 5 sessions for £70 Flat Work: Running on alternate Thursdays at 6.30pm, Sarah Johnson, cost £14 Venue: Hunters Gate, Contact: Jan Dobson Pole work/working equitation exercises: to be arranged at Hunters Gate. Contact: Kristine. Instructor: Sarah Johnson Cost £13 Daytime lessons spaces available at Alsager on Tuesday 10.30 – 11.30 Contact Pat Dressage: at Alsager Equestrian Centre on Monday evenings, Monday 9th July. We start at 6.30 and will try to accommodate people who need an early or later time. Entry fees are £12 to members and £14 to non members. Times will be on the website on the preceding Sunday. Entries and enquiries to [email protected] It is an indoor competition with an outdoor working in area. The classes are: Intro B, Preliminary 13 and Novice 34 XC schooling at Smallwood – evening session of cross country schooling with Joy Toomer at Smallwood Livery Centre at 6.30pm on 6th June. The entry fee will be £25. Body protectors must be worn. Entries to Pat Guerin [email protected] Dog agility and barbecue 14 July. This is, very kindly, held at the home of Mr and Mrs Jonathon Bossens, Puddlebank, Congleton Edge Road, Mossley, Congleton CW12 3NB. We hold a raffle and have rosettes and small prizes for the dog agility, normally best male handler, best female and best junior. We make a small charge of £5 for burgers and hot dogs. We ask everyone to bring a dish of savoury or sweet food