2021 Annual General Meeting

Ontario Reined Cowhorse Association Annual General Meeting Minutes – September 19, 2021

26 members in attendance.

President’s Message: Werner thanked our sponsors, volunteers and the Walker family.  We are trying to keep our costs low and payouts as high as possible.  We are here for fun.  We had a great clinic, and are looking forward to holding another one shortly.

Neil Tull commended the board for creating and keeping this such a great club.

Financial Report: Current balance of approximately $13,500, which is a similar balance to this time last year.  Membership and sponsors have been fairly steady year over year.

Show Rules: Discussion about Open Bridle class and allowance for age-appropriate headgear (i.e. snaffle, hackamore).

Elections: Werner, Sherry & Dayna all stand for re-election, Don has resigned.  Nominations were received for Michelle & Ryan as new Directors.  Following an election Werner, Sherry, Dayna and Michelle were elected.

New Business: Discussion about a new Box & Drive or Beginning Fence Work class to help transition from boxing to fence work.  Discussion around removing the Intermediate Non-Pro class and replace with a new class.  It was noted that we may need a new speaker system.  Discussion about holding shows at different venues – pros and cons were brought forward including the increase in costs.

Adjourn for banquet and Awards