ORC committee meeting, Ludwell Farm, 7 January 2016

Present: Nicki Averill, Felicity Wilson, Katy Wilson, Hilary Stratton, Diana Meadowcroft, Yvonne Jones, June Collier, Beryl Stringer

Apologies: Sally Browne, Jill Cartwright

NEW MEMBERS - As of today renewed members are 24, reminders to be sent out via email and on face book

FINANCE - Payments to BRC £831 (relates to previous years members), Revenue from Membership 2015 £1131

AGM SPEAKER - Thank you letter and donation to the Not Forgotten Association to be sent to Sally of Hook Norton Vets for giving such a great talk at the AGM

MEMBERS FEEDBACK - Feedback from members from AGM has mostly been about arranging more clinics/social rides on weekends, to include cross country clinics

DATES FOR SOCIAL RIDES:

DRESSAGE TEST CLINICS: Aim to run dressage test clinics fortnightly through May and June with a progression in tests culminating in the Summer Dressage Show which will be held at Over Worton with thanks to Anne Ballard 10th July will add a walk trot test (d10) on grass, 2 prelim tests(7, 18), 1 novice test(21). Schedule to follow.

ADVERTISING Nicki to place advert with central horse news, Felicity to update facebook page with all dates and info

AGM date to be set at next meeting when Sally is present

NEW YEAR SOCIAL - Members plus one, 23rd Jan 7.30pm. Reminders to be sent out again. Matt and Simon invited.

ANNUAL DINNER - Mason Arms Thursday 3rd March 7 for 7.30pm. Invites and menu to be sent out and put on facebook page

SUMMER SOCIAL/DEMO - Anna Reynolds happy to organise summer social, demonstration. Best date early/mid august, suggestions for demo include Side Saddle Demo, Jive Pony Demo, Showing Demo

PRE SHOW SEASON DEMO/CLINIC - with Libby Cooke, clinic session for up to 4 members with non members watching, demo from Libby Cooke, insight into what judges are looking for, how to improve your performance.

TEAM CAPTAIN - Beryl Stringer to take on Junior Team entries, Felicity to do Senior Team Entries

HUNTER TRIALS - details to be set at next meeting

MINUTES TO BE ADDED TO THE WEBSITE

NEWLETTER WITH COPY OF MINUTE TO BE SENT OUT TO MEMBERS

NEXT MEETING Scheduled for Mid March