PROVISIONAL TRPC Meeting Minutes – September 8, 2020, 7 PM at Bent Creek Farm
Members attending: Rachel, Theola, Sophia, Sophie, Hana, Lucy, Evelyn, Amelia, Jean, Andria, Myah, Ariana
Sponsors attending: Lara, Stephanie, Cornelia, Kathryn, Amy, Jessica, Molly
Secretary’s Report – Molly: Quarantine Edition “minutes” approved. Thank you notes for big ticket items from Tack Sale have been sent.
Treasurer’s Report – Cornelia
Budget vs Actual to date: Current balance approx $5,000 in bank
Doesn’t include rating costs yet Tack Sale Fundraiser: $1190 income
Clinic with Bernard: $670 income, expenses $933 facility and clinician Gather any outstanding payments – None at this time
Welcome New Members: Theola Dorsey, Myah Cooper, Ariana Cook
Tonight’s unmounted topic has two parts: TPR hands-on measurement by Andria Pooley Care of Tack by Amelia Lang-Fallon and Evelyn Greimman, girls included a hand-out
Fall Certifications – Lara
September 26th with Allie Baier Tentative schedule sent, final schedule posted in glass cabinet by tack room at BCF
Impartial Observer – Erin Melloy
Scribe – Kathryn Dorsey
Lessons will be available after certifications, $40-$50 range for lessons.
Fee for Allie is $500 for 8 hrs. and she will need a hotel for Friday, Sept 25. She will have her 7 month old daughter. Amy, Lara and Cornelia will coordinate on getting a hotels nearby
Nominating Committee – Chris: tabled until next meeting, but all current officers are willing to stay in their current positions
Pony Club Store order – Lara: D manuals for new members, extra pins and order will be placed tonight (sept 8)
TRPC Gear – Molly: We will be working with Banker’s Advertising of Iowa City. Members asked about interest in items: sweatshirts, beanies, polos, T-shirts (long and short sleeve), 1/4 zip tops, 1/4 zip fleece, jersey joggers, decals/stickers, patches, and masks.
Since the meeting, I have found out that the decals/stickers and patches can only be ordered in quantities for 50 and good quality masks can only be ordered in quantities of 100+. Officers have decided against these options for now.
Winter meeting plans during COVID – ideas:
Zoom for inclimate weather
Fun snow days
Winter camp in flux
Girls can run trot poles and jumps, discuss why they are set at certain distances
Remaining Calendar for 2020
12 – BCF Lessons
19 – BCF Lessons
26 – Certifications and lessons with Allie Baier
3 – BCF Lessons
10 – BCF Schooling
11 – BCF Mini-Event with Kate Kostenbader
13 – TRPC Unmounted Meeting, 7pm; Annual Meeting; Topic: TBD
17 – BCF Lessons
24 – BCF Lessons
31 – BCF Lessons
7 – NCPR Regional Meeting
10 – TRPC Unmounted Meeting, 7pm; Topic: TBD
15 – Jane McDowell Clinic
8 – TRPC Unmounted Meeting, 7pm; Topic: End of Year Celebration
Our next meeting is our Annual Meeting on October 13th at 7pm. Unmounted topic and location TBD.