June 2009 Welcome to the July 2009 AGM Our AGM will be held on Sunday 13 September at Newsletter 3pm at the Laingholm hall. Please write this date on your calendar! All welcome. We have had a few frosty mornings at the beginning of this term, followed by lots of rain lately. We try to do our best to rotate the herds accordingly. Lessons Its great that a few paddocks have their entrances and gate ways filled with crushed rocks to prevent the It was great to see the improvement of our younger mud become too slippery. riders at the end of the second term. Unfortunately The arena has been topped up with sand and rubber for them there will be no lessons in term 3, but we chips as the original layer had compressed. We now will make a time available for those interested. have a nice soft layer and happy horses again! Every Saturday in term 3, starting 1st August from 12pm till 2pm there will be a horse owner at the club allocated to look after club members willing to learn that extra bit of horse care. They will be able to help Muddy Creek Riders Dance with moving our herds to a different paddock, help with the fencing, clean and fill troughs. Saturday 25 July at 7pm at the Laingholm Hall Borrow some gloves and help with the poo pick or With a chili con carne dinner, DJ Toni, raffles, give out the hay. Its great fun to do all these chores cash bar and of course dance the night away! with a group, so bring your friends and enjoy! Buy your tickets now as they are selling fast!☺ It is community time for all our horse owners and This is one of our biggest fundraiser for the year, everyone is very welcome to join in. The youngsters so please show your support for your club and can help to get the horses out of the paddock and help join us now. with grooming and tacking up as we have lessons for Profit from the dance is to go towards a farm horse owners, starting at 2pm till 4.30pm. tractor. Horse owner roster to look after our keen members: Saturday: 1 August Lydia ph 8176216 8 August Claudia 8179349 15 August Renee 8171933 22 August Briar 8177017 29 August Siobhan 021 02215583 5 September Erin 021 937865 12 September Katharina 8178745 19 September Talia 8172229 26 September Natasha 8177421 If you are unable to do your day, swap! (☺ ) Community afternoons and lessons are going ahead rain or shine. If in doubt you can ring the person rostered in for that Well maybe not that big. day, thanks. Thanks Float Hire We would like to give a BIG thank you to Petra who Contact - is retiring from her job as our lesson coordinator. Maher family - 8171933 Petra has looked after lessons since the club was Lawrence family - 8136404 formed and has managed to juggle riders and horses Giezen family - 8179349 most admirably. Great for moving furniture, etc. not JUST horses. Andrea Maher will be taking on this role so we wish her well for the next three to four years;-) Any inquiries regarding lesson please phone Andrea on 8171933. Club T shirts for sale! Only $15.00 Bottle green, adult and children’s sizes, Also a big thank you to Erin’s dad for delivering the with club logo on the front and back. loads of crushed rock and metal to fill all those muddy creekers! Happy riding everyone! Working bee Muddy Creek Riders Inc. st Our next working Bee is Saturday 1 August. From PO Box 60 633 Titirangi. 10am till 12pm. Things to do list includes: CLUB CONTACT DETAILS. Railing for small steps we use for pony rides. President: Tying hose to fence in back kindy paddock. Andreas Bodenstein 817 8745 Spreading of fertilizer. Secretary: Make boxes for poo. Anton Lawrence 813 6404 Tree planting, and fence around those trees. Treasurer: Eva Becherer 817 3890 Committee Members: A Little bit of H&S Louise Matthews We would like to remind all parents that it is essential 817 7421 children are supervised while handling the horses. Dave Maher They are mostly well behaved but they can spook 817 1933 from time to time and inadvertently kick out or jump. Liz Weenink There should always be an experienced rider in 817 6216 attendance. Andrea Haydon This should in no way deter you from coming and 817 7017 enjoying the horses as there are normally plenty of Mark Bevan riders on site willing to pass on their knowledge and 817 3623 skill. Junior Committee Members Katharina Bodenstein 817 8745 Fencing Claudia Giezen There will be a safe fencing course with Dave after a 817 9349 bbq lunch on Saturday 1st August around 12.30pm. Lesson bookings: Yes a very busy day indeed with a working bee, Andrea Maher 8171933 fencing course and start of our lesson, but hay…. Happy riding and any suggestions, stories, Farrier Richard is coming 31st July for Bella and Hugo. questions or inquiries regarding the newsletter please contact Claudia or Miriam at 8179349 Next Pony Rides Sunday 2nd August 3-4pm with sausages and drinks!
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