Region I Minutes

March 19, 2016

Call to order: At 6:46 PM

Roll Call:

Executive Board: Mimi Gaffey, Director, Kathy Callahan-Smith, Vice Director, Rose Marie Henry, Treasurer, Debbie Orr- Price, Secretary, and Mary Anne Hughes, Past Director.

7 Delegates- Not Including the Executive Board. – Carol Spangler, Leslie Smith, Diana Bein, Eldona Arns, Bob Insko, Ted Lange, Bob Henry.

0 Alternates -

1 Delegate at Large – Bill Hughes

2 Guests- Barb DeBois, Margie Insko

Minutes: from January 30, 2016 –Mary Ann Hughes made the motion to approve the minutes. Leslie Smith seconded, passed unanimously.


Treasurer’s Report: Discussed IRS money withheld from Credit Card Usage from the Region I show in 2015, and when we can be expecting them back. We will process taxes accordingly, this year. Filed for Audit

Directors Report: Report Given by Mimi Gaffey. Discussed the Poland Directors that were let go. You can go to the WHAO Website for updates. It was discussed not having baggers and that it has been a success. Region 5 had an outreach program started and it may be something Region I would like to do. USEF has a new President. There is a new Drug and Medication folder available at USEF. She passed out a letter from Duane Esser regarding the state of the dog show world.

Horse Show Report: Need Scribes for Sport Horse/Dressage on Wednesday and Saturday at the Region I Show. Contact Mimi Gaffey if you know of anyone. Diana Bien discussed wanting to give each club a page in the Region I Show Program. This would be 7 pages. Diana Bien makes a motion to give 1 free page of advertising for each club in the Region 1 program. Bob Henry seconded. Passed unanimously.

Committee Reports:

Amateur- ?- need a new Chair

Annual Convention – MaryAnn Hughes- Convention will in Denver for 2016 & 2017.

Budget & Finance-Bob Henry – No Report

By LawsDiana Bien – No Report

Communications- Nancy Harvey- No report

Distance Riding- Bob Insko – 2 upcoming rides, April 1st, Region 7 and April 23-24th Spring Fling in Temecula. ACTA has been getting donations, then found out CC fraud was to blame, and they didn’t

receive the donations afterall. Mimi Gaffey, brought up future Distance National Championship rides in Oklahoma Sept 22-25 2016.

Dressage- Carol Spangler – May 1st one day ODS show in Norco for the Arabian Performance Horse Club.

Equine Stress –Sheri Odom – No Report

Equitation - Debbie Price – New Equitation Handbook is out. You can find it on the AHA handbook

Eventing/Driving – Ted Lange- He gave report, There will be an Eventing event in Phelan, in February 2017

Hunter/Jumper-Ted Lange- SCHAA club will have hunter/jumper classes 2017

Judges Selection – Kathy Callahan Smith- Working on it.

Membership- Mimi Gaffey- Nothing to report.

Newsletter- Malissa Tarman- No Report

Pacific Slopes- Phil Bourgeouis – No report

Professional Horseman- Sheri Odom - No report

Racing- Leslie Smith – Darley Week Apr 1-3, Santa Anita.

Region One Directory- Carol Spangler – 5 clubs entered in her computer. Discussed cost for Directory advertising. Trying to have done by Summer.

Scholarship- Mary Ann Hughes – Scholarship application in the last Region I newsletter. Deadline is June 30th.

Sport Horse- Carol Spangler – No Report

USEFNancy Harvey – No Report

Working Western- Bill Hughes – No Report

Youth Activities- Debbie Price- Youth Nationals is still looking for Jacket Sponsors. Contact Diana Bien. Kathy Callahan and Mimi Gaffey will donate Jackets. Thank you!!!

Youth Director- Mackenzie Wayne – No Report

Old Business: Region I Judging Contest, Tami is looking for the sponsors from last year and is looking for sponsors for 2017

New Business:

Discussed charging clubs to belong to the Region – Unanimously voted against it.

Should we charge a fee for the videographer & photographer – Unanimously voted against it.

Do we have a plan for deceased horses or injured people – Call EMT for an injured person, Or contacting a vet regarding a deceased or injured horse.

Mini Convention in the Region – discussed doing one in the future.

Club Reports

Arab Horse Assoc So Cal – ASC 3rd show, with Ted Lange as the judge at the McCoy Center.

Arabian Performance Horse Club – May 1st ODS Dressage show at Pepperglen Farms, in Norco.

Distance Rides – Distance Ride Apri 23-24th

Rancho Arab Horse Assoc- Rancho Cal show March 25-27, 2016

So Cal Arab Horse Assoc – No Report

Sierra Empire Arab Horse Assoc- No Report

San Diego Arab Horse Assoc – May 1st ASC –Deer Springs, San Marcos

Motion to Adjourn at 7:51PM, by Bob Henry, seconded by Diana Bein. Passed Unanimously.

Submitted Respectfully by

Debbie Price


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