Tuesday 4th July 2017

Minutes of July meeting

1 Minutes of Meeting – Monday 3rd July 2017 – 8pm at the The Old Vicarage, Holmes Chapel Present approx 22 members including the committee Apologies: Anna Mather, Liz Goda, Nicky Phillips, Julie Andrews Chairman’s Report – Joy Joy chaired the meeting and welcomed everyone • The minutes of the June meeting were accepted • XC training at Smallwood went very well • Big thank you to Andrea and Jonathan for a super dog agility night on Saturday. Need to avoid the cheshire shield day next year. £325 was taken on the night and after expenses, £100 was donated to lung cancer and £197 transferred to BBA funds • Andrea still progressing the Wedgewood Lane case with Staffordshire council • We should be aware that the NFU have a fund available to support changing of access which may have repercussions on the bridleways • The junior lesson planned for 1 July was postponed due to a lack of availability – this may be rescheduled for Sep • The dressage at Maggie was not run but the one on the 10th July will be going ahead. • Carol has been in touch with Cheshire council to try to get some slow down for horses signs in Smallwood. • Picnic ride will be 5 August – a great, low key event at Delamere Treasurer’s report – Maggie Marincovic Deposit a/c 10626.93 Cash 10 Current a/c 5860.93 Total 16497.86 Membership- Elizabeth Goda Membership renewal still ongoing, last info: 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 June/July on Wednesday evenings. AOB Next meeting: 7th August The Vicarage, Holmes Chapel 2 Upcoming BBA events SJ Training: Running sessions on 28 Jun, 5, 12, 19, 26 July 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: More sessions will be arranged for September. These can be booked on horse monkey. Contact: Kristine. Instructor: Sarah Johnson Cost £10. 4 spaces Pole work/working equitation exercises: To be arranged for September 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. 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. Whitegate pleasure ride 22 July EGB – very nice ride with very little road work