Kentucky Dressage Association Inc. 501c3   

2/1/2018   

Present:  Michelle Morehead, Joan Gariboldi, Bonnie Becht, Sheila Woerth, Susan Posner, Bill Kraatz

Via phone:  Cindy Smith, Allison Deaton, Glenn Reed, Daphne Marvin, Laura Corsentino, Jeri Matheny, Megan Carr, Lauren Doyle

Meeting called to order 7:05 by Daphne Marvin.

  • Approval of Minutes:  No corrections - Approved as is.

  • Treasurers report

    • Michelle Morehead

      • Pony Cup has agreed to pay $1000 per month until the remaining balance is paid.  

      • Total Assests - $26,071.49

      • CDs - $20,087.98

      • Chase Checking - $99,508.51

      • Chase Dressage Complex Acct. - $106,475.00

      • Approved as presented

  • Old Business

    • Education – Clinics

      • Gwen Poulin – 3 days n June at Spring Run in Prospect KY

      • Lilo Fore – 3 days in August (4-6th) potentially at Queens Lake Equestrian Center

      • Michelle brought up Bitting Clinic on behalf of Linda Strine

      • Volunteer clinic receiving strong pre-registration

    • Membership -

      • Renewal cards going out on Monday

      • Targeting non-renewals prior to 2016

    • Show Committee – Sheila Woerth

      • Sheila reviewed show plan progress

      • Discussed concerns about food costs

      • Stated that prize money has been decreased from $12000 to $7500

      • Veterinarian hired for required days of July show

      • Discussed fee for competitors not stabling with KDA and decided to charge $25 as a “Cross Show Entry Fee” in lieu of stall or haul-in fee

      • August Schooling show – BOD agreed to move show to 8/11/2018

    • Impulsion – Cindy asked for article submissions by 2/15

    • Website – Lauren asked for email updates

    • Management Position

      • Michelle had 6 promising applicants with a few more expected

      • Michelle and Daphne to interview narrowing field to 3

      • Remaining 3 would then meet BOD for final decision

      • Accepting applications through 2/20

    • Medical ID –

      • Sheila organizing for IDs to be available to members

      • Encouragement verbage to be included for May Show

    • Awards Banquet

      • Multiple venues suggested

      • Individuals to investigate options

 

New Business

    • Kentucky Horse Council

      • Most BOD were opposed to donating

      • Glenn offered to obtain more information about KHC expeditures

    • Next meeting  3/1/2018 7p Hagyard McGee Medicine

    • Meeting Adjourned at 8:16