The AGM for the IQHA trading as “Western Riding Ireland” will be held on Saturday, the 1st day of November 2014 at 5:30pm in the DC Saloon at Drumcoura City, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Anyone who is an AQHA/IQHA member is entitled and requested to attend. Non Members will not be allowed to attend the AGM. If you have any doubt about your membership fees being current, please contact Sue Huxtable at the IQHA office on 07196 45781.
There will be an election of Directors at this meeting and anyone who would like to be considered for the position of Director should contact Ron Weisz, IQHA Chairman, by E Mail firstname.lastname@example.org stating that they would like to stand for election. Several people have already put their names forward. Membership must be current to be considered for being a Director. If any IQHA member would like to have a matter placed on the Agenda for the AGM, please send such a request by E Mail to Ron Weisz within 14 days of the AGM to be considered by the current Directors. If anyone has a venue that they would like to be considered for hosting an event in 2015, please send details to Ron Weisz.
To date, the following people have put their names forward to become a Director: Ron Weisz, Theresa Fitzpatrick, Mousey Jinks, Mick LaCumbre, Derek O’Byrne White, Susanne Hehle, Marlene Rutten, Sue Huxtable, Anna Lehane Davney and Tony Kent.
The 5th , 6th and 7th of September is the American Festival at Drumcoura City in Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim known as Cowboys and Heroes where various IQHA Members and Members of the IQHA Youth Team will be presenting 4 demonstrations on Saturday and 3 demonstrations on Sunday. The Youth Team will also be raising funds at this exciting weekend where there will be 10 bands playing, line dancing, American Car and Truck display etc. (see www.cowboysandheroes.ie)
17th August: the IQHA Championships judged by Cyndi Hersey Brown from Texas.
Patterns & Entry forms can be downloaded from IQHA Facebook page, or email email@example.com to request copies of all forms and patterns.
Novice Youth Youth and Novice Amateur may opt to ride two handed with shank bit. But only in their designated classes.
Stabling should be booked direct with Drumcoura Lake Resort.
IQHA Youth Teams performance at the AQHA Youth World Cup in Bryan College College Station Texas, has been outstanding, with performances way ahead of any expectation. In Cutting Nicole Devine finish in the top ten placing the 9th, and Jade Huxtable close behind. IQHA earning their first points of the competition.. This was followed up by a silver medal for Ella Thomas in Western Pleasure
IQHA was featured today on RTE Radio 1 Mooney to promote the IQHA, western riding and the youth team! In case you missed it, we got the interview for you.
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