Thursday 27th April 2017

MInutes from May meeting held in conjunction with the AGM

1 Minutes of Meeting – Monday 24th April 2017 – 8pm at the The Pavillion, Somerford Present approx 22 members including the committee Apologies: Sara Rush, Nicky Phillips Chairman’s Report – Joy Joy chaired the meeting and welcomed everyone • The minutes of the March meeting were accepted • Jumping lessons now running on Wednesday evenings contact Joy or Pat if you would like to attend • Somerford are now building a beginners XC course, we will try to run a schooling session when it’s ready. Treasurer’s report – Maggie Marincovic Reported as part of AGM Membership- Elizabeth Goda Membership renewal still ongoing: 45 adults, 9 honorary, 5 junior Social Report – Pat Guerin • Hunters Gate – only 3 permanent members, really need some more support to be able to continue running this • Jumping in May on Wednesday evenings. • There will also be XC at Smallwood • Drill riding – 10th June at H Gate booked, book with Kristine or on H Monkey, Cost £10.00. Pole work sessions again H Gate 6th May & 24th June Cost £13.00 AOB Next meeting: 5th June 2 Upcoming BBA events SJ Training: Running sessions in May – please let Joy or Pat know if you are interested Flat Work: Running on alternate Thursdays at 6.30pm Sarah Johnson, cost £14, slight increase from April onwards Venue: Hunters Gate, Contact: Jan Dobson Drill Riding: Saturday 10 June 2pm at Hunters Gate These can be booked on horse monkey. Contact: Kristine. Instructor: Sarah Johnson Cost £10 Pole work/working equitation exercises: Saturdays 6 May and 24 June 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 Competitions: will be held at Alsager Equestrian Centre, on Mondays starting after 6pm 10 July Intro B, Prelim 12 and Novice 28 18 Sep Intro B, Prelim 18 and Novice 28. Entry fee £12 or £14 for non-members. Non members are advised to have their own third party insurance. Entries on line via Horse Monkey or to Joy Toomer at a meeting or by post to 20 Boundary Lane, Congleton, CW12 3HZ. Entries close the preceeding Friday and times will be on the website on the preceeding Sunday. Dressage training at The Smallholding, Brereton Heath Lane, Somerford – Sunday 4 June. The idea is to ride a test of your choice which Joy Toomer will judge. The test will then be discussed and worked on before calling second attempt. Sessions are of half an hour’s duration and cost £20. Entries to Joy Toomer, 20, Boundary Lane, Congleton or via Horse Monkey. Dressage competition at The Smallholding, Brereton Heath Lane, Somerford – Sunday18 June. Tests will be Intro A, Preliminary 18 and Novice 28. Treasure Hunt on 29 May from The Smallholding, Brereton Heath Lane, Somerford. A ride of around ten miles with clues to be resolved on route. There is a trophy for the winning team. Rosettes to all. £5 entry fee either on Horse Monkey, at a meeting or to Joy Toomer, 20, Boundary Lane, Congleton. CW12 3HZ. We shall commence between 10 and 11 am. Proceeds will be donated to BHS Paths for Communities fund XC training at Smallwood on 7 June Delemere picnic ride 5 August. This is a low key social gathering. We meet at 11 at Whitefield car park. No fee but £5 in coins needed to park. Bring a picnic to enjoy at the end of the ride. Names to Marjorie Higgs 07929369813. Dog agility and BBQ – Saturday 1 July at 6.30 BBA course will be 24-26 April 2017