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:
- 14th Feb Snowdrop Ride 10.30 led by June from Titenford Bridge
- 7th May Bluebell Ride 10.30 led by Bernadette from Hill Barn Farm
- 4th Sept Late Summer Ride 3pm from Ledwell led by Katy
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