Area VII Schooling Show—Saturday, April 4
The first of our series of three schooling shows is coming up on Saturday, April 4 at the Equestrian Center of Walnut Creek at Heather Farm Park. Jim Curry is our judge.
Entries will be accepted at the show, but please pre-enter to save time. Pre-entries should be received by Friday, March 17. Classes start at 8:30 a.m. Download the complete premium and plan to join us for a great day.
There will be a High Point Award in each Division—Junior and Senior—for the series, sponsored by Rich Erickson and Jacob Elliott of Double E Ranch in Galt, CA. The awards will be cash prizes for High Point Champion and Reserve in each division, and will be presented at the end of the last show on August 1.
Check out the 2015 Schooling Show Series page for more information.
Spring Newsletter Deadline: Friday, April 10
The deadline for the Spring 2015 issue of the Area VII Newsletter is Friday, April 10. This is a hard deadline and will not be extended. Please contribute! We need your news, photos, and advertising. New Members! Please send us your Ranch/Member news. More information is available on the Newsletter page.
Send your contributions to: Michele Nelson
5619 Market Street, Apt. B, Oakland 64608
General Membership Meeting: Saturday, April 25
Meeting starts at Noon.
Applebee's, 4301 N. 1st Street, Livermore
This meeting is open to all members—please come and help us plan more fundraising and social events for our club.
Contact Nancy Turner, (707) 433-4346
NorCal Wine Country AMHR Show: Friday, June 19
The NorCal Miniature Horse Club has added a 2-judge AMHR show to be held prior to the AMHA Show on June 20–21 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. This is the only AMHR show scheduled in Northern California this year before Nationals—please support it! If you can't participate in the show, please consider a sponsorship. The premium will be available soon.
Contact: Sharon Housley, (707) 579-506
Welcome New Members!
As a result of our 2015 membership drive spearheaded by Gail Byrnes, we are delighted to welcome these new members to our club:
Shelia Bryant and John Gracey of Appy Downs in Marysville
Jacob Elliott and Richard Erickson of Double E Ranch in Galt
Lauren Vucinich, South San Francisco
Eleanor (Nell) Wood, Napa
Cassidy Blanton of Drive 'Em Wild Ranch in Reno
Jean M. Hayunga of Black Mountain Miniatures in Carmel
Pam Brown of Pee Wee Farms in Galt
Cindy and Kimberly Groverman of The 350 Ranch in Santa Rosa
Nancy Resetar, Royal Oaks
Sharon Rapadas, Loomis
Sharon and Bill Duncan of Mini Hacienda Ranch, Martinez
Ron and Sami Scheuring of Sami's Lil Horse Ranch, Santa Rosa
Kristy Pruett of K&K Mini Company, Napa
Dennis and Jan Haney, Half Measures Ranch, Coloma
Danielle and Louise Miller, Morgan Hill
Rebecca Solberg, Taft
Brad, Marcy, Sydney, and Kory Parsons of Parsons Farm in Williams
Yvonne, Cathy, and Ashley Lowas of River Willow Farm in Lemoore
Karen Farlow of Blue Oak Farm in Clayton
Please Renew Your Membership for 2015
Now is the time to renew your membership for 2015. You can renew by downloading the 2015 membership renewal form (PDF) and sending it with your payment to the address on the form.
Want to Join Area VII?
New members can download the 2015 membership form for new members (PDF).
Questions? Contact the Membership Committee.
Buying or Selling?
Check out the listings on our For Sale pages.
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Thanks to our 2015 Sponsors
Pat and Linda Anastasio • Pam Brown • Christine and EmmaCaringello
Jacob Elliott and Richard Erickson • John and Carol Gasparini
Dennis and Jan Haney • Jean M. Hayunga • Jim and Vicki Killfoil
Yvonne, Cathy, and Ashley Lowas • Ken and Julie Mabie • Pat Michielssen
Brad, Marcy, Sydney, and Kory Parsons • Kristy Pruett • Penny Radulovich
Rebecca Solberg • Nancy Turner • Marjorie Vliet
Company and Individual (Non-Member) Sponsors
Brentwood Feed & Pet Supply
Carriage House Miniature Horse Tack & Harness
Double E Ranch, Jacob Elliott and Richard Erickson
Higby's Country Feed • Kelly and Grady Mykrantz
Brooke Sheridan, "The Clipper Girl" • Western Saddlery, Inc. • Tracy Yost
Please see our Sponsors page for more information about our wonderful supporters
The focus of this issue is Pigeon Fever.
The CEH Horse Report is published by the Center for Equine Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis.
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