Results from the January survey are on the website on the Meeting Board/Survey page.
The schedule is up to date but not finished.
The State OHC meeting will be Mar 9 in Delaware. FC is running the registration table and 50/50 raffle, maybe the silent auction. Items are needed for the silent auction. Jack, Emily, Connie, Trina, Jo, Buster and Kathy are going. If you have anything to donate, talk to one of them.
NW Region meeting is Mar 23 at Findlay College, 11-1. There is a concurrent Ranch Horse clinic and show that weekend which is free to watch.
FC is in charge of the scavenger hunt at the Regional Ride at Van Buren in September.
If there is any need for Sunshine Committee action, contact Jo.
Vikki Lewis will be creating a Facebook Group so members can interact. We will keep the current FB page.
Christmas party venue options were presented Sandy Berthisel. Otsego Park was chosen. It will be Dec. 6.
Tack Swap will be Dec 1.
Tammy R is head of the Party committee. She would like a couple more people to help. She is planning the Derby Party. We will be camping Fri - Sun, party and monthly meeting on Saturday.
HHYEC clean-up is Sunday Mar. 31, 9 am. If anyone is available, they could use help.
The Metropark (Oak Openings) is supposed to be fixing the tie rails and mounting stand at the lake.
We will set a trail clean-up in April.
Flower sale forms will be distributed at the Apr. meeting. Turn them in at the May meeting; flower pickup will be May 9-10.
Beth A. has offered to host a ride/drive at the State Forest on CR V between 2 and 3 on Sunday April 28. She will proceed with planning it and obtaining the permit. Drivers will stay on the roads which have little to no traffic.
The special event at Pleasant Hill Lake will be the 3rd weekend in June. Cost is $50 for the weekend. Mike Gerard is organizing it. The is no preregistration and spots will be assigned. There will be 3 areas of camp spots.
We need to finish the calendar.
An Octoberfest has been proposed by Jack for the first weekend in October at Reed Rd.
Guest speaker Debbie Disbrow and member Stephanie Barton talked about Lady Longrider, a woman who has ridden 1000's of miles and written a book about it. They have invited her to come to Ohio for a talk/book signing. It will be Apr 19, 6-9 pm at the Wheel House at the Tree House Village. It will be free, sponsored by Ramm Fence. Seating is limited and we were given the chance to sign up.
There will be a Competitive Trail Ride out of HHYEC the last weekend in Apr sponsored by OAATS. They have asked if we will mark the trail for it. Connie needs 3 people to help her.
Kathy Hankins proposed a clinic featuring Terry Meyers
. Cost would be $800/day plus a venue [plus mileage, meals, stalls, ...]. We would need to attract 8-13 riders who we would charge a participation fee. Terry is a clinician who does Ride-in-Sync Horsemanship clinics as well as Ranch, 4-H and other.
Jack proposed a magazine swap at meetings. We will try it.
46 members and 2 guests attended at Rt 64 Pub & Grub.