Tuesday 9th January 2018

MInutes from January meeting

1 Minutes of Meeting – Monday 8th January 2017 – 8pm at the The Old Vicarage, Holmes Chapel Present approx 14 members including the committee Apologies: Gaynor Twigg, Jo Harris, Anna Mather Chairman’s Report – Joy Joy chaired the meeting and welcomed everyone • The minutes of the November meeting were accepted • Lots of activity with Staffordshire bridleways which Anndrea is progressing. • Slow down for horses signs have now been installed in Smallwood. • SJ will be starting again tomorrow evening • Dressage is 27 January at Alsager in the morning Treasurer’s report – Maggie Marincovic Deposit a/c 10640.17 Cash 10 Current a/c 5888.67 Total 16538.84 Membership- Elizabeth Goda Membership : around 80 adults, 9 honorary, 5 junior Social Report – Pat Guerin • Thanks to everyone for attending and Pat for arranging the Christmas Meal which was a success • Beetle drive will be 24 February cost will be £12 and this will include a fabulous meal provided by Sophie, please book in with Pat • There are sometimes odd spaces on the flatwork on Thursday evenings – please contact Jan. • There will be SJ in January with a few spaces, contact Pat or Joy if interested AOB Planning for the course is progressing well and booking is now open. Please enter early so we are able to plan effectively. If there are any non-riders who would like to help – please let Liz know Next meeting: 5th February The Vicarage, Holmes Chapel, The following meetings will be 5 Mar, 26 Mar (an early April meeting), AGM 23 April at Somerford during the course 2 Upcoming BBA events SJ Training: Running sessions 10, 17, 24 and 31 January 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 Drill Riding: Saturday 17 February 2pm at Hunters Gate. These can be booked on horse monkey. Contact: Kristine. Instructor: Sarah Johnson Cost £13. Pole work/working equitation exercises: 10 February, 3 March 2pm 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: 27th January at Alsager from 9.30. Tests Intro A, Preliminary 12 and Novice 34. Fees are £12 members and £14 non members. Entries at the meal or the January meeting, to a committee member or via Horse Monkey. Times available on the website the preceding Friday. Contact is Joy Toomer. joytoomer(at)hotmail.com Beetle Drive 24 February at Astbury BBA course will be 23-25 April