Sunday, December 9, 2012

Help Wanted for 2013

VERDA needs more volenteers!
We need managers for the VERDA 30 and the 100-15 Drive and Ride Along

Meeting secretary to take notes

VERDA news post person!

Always can use P & R people, water crew and scribes at rides!

Friday, December 7, 2012

2012-2013 winter meetings

Join us while we plan the upcoming years events. Meetings start with a pot luck at 6:30

November 13th    GMHA
December 11th    Polly Smiths
January 8th          Evergreen Equine clinic Dr Hoyns
February 16th      Brownsville Historical soc. Awards Banquet
March 11th          Polly Smiths
April 9th              Polly Smiths

Monday, March 5, 2012

2012 Thaw Ride Results


Place score Riders Horse

1 100 Courtney Walker Picaboo Street
1 100 Connie Walker Hermoiner Granger
1 100 Erin Lowe Callista Rain
4 99 Christina Phillips Sir Douglas
5 96.75 Heather Hoyns Zainal
6 94.5 Jenny Kimberly Shyrocco Lyric

1 98.5 Leah Titus Dixie Dee


1 99.5 Robin Groves Derwanda Ricardo
2 97.5 Wilson Groves RG Black Fletcher

New Beginners Clinic

Date : May 11th 2012 Location : Cornish Town Hall

From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Cornish NH (RT

Come learn about the exiting sports of Competitive Trail Riding and Endurance riding. This clinic

will provide information about the care, fitness and preparation of your horse for these sports. With hands on experience you can learn about pacing, the vetting process, taking your horses pulse and what can and can not be used. You will observe the actual vetting in process for the following days Brown Bag 25 CTR with the instructor. Then we will finish with a questions and answer panel with judges, managers and competitors.

Contact Douglas Bejarano 802 484 3406 or

GMHA Winter Seminar

March 1, 2012 Ellen Tully 802 457 1509


South Woodstock, VT: In keeping with their mission to provide education, GMHA will be hosting a full day of equine related seminars starting with “Aiding Vermont’s Horses” presented by Gina Brown, Director of Spring Hill Horse Rescue. Topics of “Colic: How to Make Life-saving Decisions” and “Is it Just a Cough” will be presented by Dr. Daniela Bedenice of Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Seminar is geared toward horse owners and horse enthusiasts, but all are welcomed.

Saturday March 17th

Tickets are $20/GMHA Members; $30/Non-GMHA Members, lunch is included.

RSVPs are required by March 12th. Full details can be viewed at or by calling: 802-457-1509

Sunday, January 8, 2012

New Meeting location

Polly Smith has opened her home up for the rest of the winter meetings.
January, March and Aprils meeting will be held at her home on Hammond Hill Rd
in West Windsor VT.
From RT 44 in Brownsville turn north on to the Hartland Brownsville RD
drive a couple of miles to the third road on the right. Polly's is the first house on
the right. Note don't take the second road on the right that is the wrong end of Hammond hill!