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