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Timber Ridge Pony Club Minutes – June 2017 (Provisional)

Date: June 28, 2017
Marsh house, meeting started at 7:00 pm

In attendance:
Members: Kyla, Amelia, Rachel, Alex, Bibi, Evelyn, Anna, Andria (HM), Jean (HM)
Sponsors: Cornelia, Kim, Lara, Chris, Cami

• May Minutes approved
• June 3, 4 weekend was a huge success
o Thanks to everyone who helped prepare the BCF facility for the clinic

• June 3 – everyone passed their certifications
o Andria – C1 traditional
o Jean – finished D3 riding
o Kyla – D3 traditional
o Savannah (from QCPC) – C1 flat
o Evelyn – D1 traditional (at BCF)

• June 4 – clinic (Michelle Mercier at BCF)
o 12 riders
o Clinic lasted 8:00am – 5:30pm
o Everyone raved about the clinic and Michelle!! Let’s bring her back!

• Financials of the Certifications/Clinic weekend
o QCPC split part of the cost of the weekend
o Fundraising offset cost of weekend beyond what members have paid

• Treasurer’s Report – Cami
o We have already hit the fundraising goal for the year ~$1000
o Miscellaneous expenses created – team t-shirts, other
o Need to increase supplies budget for next year

• QCPC Summer Camp (early June 2017) – Pinnacle Barns
o Amelia and Kyla attended
o Thinking ahead for 2018 Summer Camp – TRPC host? (Oak Meadow (full), Catalpa, Wind’s Reach)
o Winter Camp – logistics

• Regional Rallies – very successful and everyone qualified for Champs
o Tetrathlon – Alex, Anna, Rachel, Andria
o Show Jump – Alex, Anna, Rachel
o Dressage – Alex, Anna, Rachel, Andria

• New Black Logo polos with names – look great!!

• October 7th and 8th – Certifications at Catalpa
o Need host (Cami)
o Bibiana – C1 HM
o Amelia – D3 jumping
o Anna – C2 traditional
o Alex – C2 riding
o Jean/Rachel – C1/C1HM
o Eveyln – D2?

• Bent Creek Farm Developing Rider program
o Andria is planning to start inspired by Junior Pony Club curriculum
o These students will interact with the current TR Pony Club members
– mentoring, attending meetings at guests, etc.

• Championships (July 2017)
o Alex – novice level eventing team
o Rachel – intro show jump team (combined with other levels)
o Anna – first level dressage team (logistics)
o Andria – second level dressage team (logistics) will not compete, may coach
o Kyla – Quiz (Kayla not going)

• Nominating Committee
o Andrew, Kim and Chris are the nominating committee
o Current officers doing excellent work so will remain in their current positions
o Officers decided that there should just be one DC next year, going forward
o Kim will handle the PC curriculum

• Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trials (August 5/6th) – registration is open until July 18
o Alex
o Anna (dressage)
o Jean/Rachel on Murphy
o QCPC and TRPC members are volunteering to put saw dust (week before show)

• Catalpa Corner Fall Show
o What is the date?
o Does the date conflict with the planned ratings?
o Lara will talk with Ali about this

• Calendar (see TRPC website calendar for all online form links and more information)
o 7/7 – 7/9 – HA/HB Test
o 7/17 – 7/21 – USPC Champs, Kentucky
o 7/22 – 7/24 – USPC Festival, Kentucky
o 7/27 – 7/29 – D Rally, C Eventing Rally (non-qualifying), FVSA
o 8/4 – 8/6 – C3 and up certifications
o 8/5 – 8/6 – Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trials
o 9/12 – TRPC unmounted meeting
o 10/10 – TRPC unmounted meeting
o 11/4 – NCPR Regional Meeting
o 11/14 – TRPC unmounted meeting – Annual Meeting
o 12/12 – TRPC unmounted meeting

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.

Next Meeting:
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7:00pm