State 4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Committee Meeting
February 7, 2009
West Lafayette, Indiana
The meeting was opened by President Peggy Naile. Those in attendance were
Colleen Brady, Dianna Hatcher, Cindy Keene, Sara Shelton, Patty Shelton, and
Peggy Naile in person. Those attending via Web Cast were; Cathy Boerste,
Melva Stamberger, Darla Greer, Neasa Kalme, Ginger Furnish, and Laura
The minutes were accepted with a couple of amendments. Motion made by
Neasa Kalme and seconded by Laura Whitsitt.
Colleen gave the specialist’s report:
January 24, 2009 - Beginning Horse Judging Camp it was a one day event held
at Lebenon, Indiana. The event went well.
February 7&8, 2009- The advanced Horse judging camp was currently being
held at Purdue. There was some discussion on making the advanced a bi-annual
event and keep the beginning camp an annual event.
March 28 & 29 Horse bowl & Hippology Contest at Purdue. There will be a
novice division in the public speaking and demonstrations with no time penalty.
April 3-5, 2009 - Hoosier Horse Fair at Indianapolis
Versatility will be on the 3rd, Groom & Clean on the 4th, and Judging on the 5th
Volunteers are needed contact the IHC or Colleen Brady.
Indian Horse Council is offering Horse Owner’s Workshop Grants available on
May 2, 2009 is the State Horse and Pony Judging Contest-Hendricks County- If
you are having you area contest the weekend before please get the entries in to
Colleen by Monday.
June 10-12 Animals Sciences Workshops at Purdue- offering both small and
large animal workshops
June 15-19- State Horsemanship Camp- Entry forms are available on-line now
2009 Indiana State Fair-
The schedule is now available on-line @ www.indianastatefair.com
All exhibitors must bring their yellow form with them to the state fair to be
checked in. Also all exhibitors will receive their tickets in the mail.
Volunteers to help at the horse show are welcome. To volunteer contact Colleen
or Jim Baker.
The Horse and Pony Volunteer Conference held in Indianapolis in October went
well. There were about 60 in attendance. There was a committee established to
organize the 2009 conference. Those volunteering were Peggy Naile, Sara
Shelton, Laura Whitsitt and Rhonda Helming. Possible October date.
The 2009 Judges School will be held in Kentucky in November.
Election of Officers
Dennis Flock- Vice President
Dianna Hatcher- Secretary
The fall meeting of the State Horse and Pony Advisory board will be held in
conjunction with the Leaders Conference. Location, Date and Time to be