August/September Journal
The Journal is online!
The August/September 2014 issue is available for viewing online here.

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Bay Area Equestrian Network

Area VII Shetland Pony & Miniature Horse Assoc., Inc.


General Membership Meeting and Potluck
Saturday, August 23

Pat and Linda Anastasio have generously agreed to host our meeting and potluck at their Bellota Ranch, 13953 Escalon Bellota Road, Escalon, CA
Meeting at 11:00 am—coffee and donuts provided. Hoof trimming demonstation by Roger Ward. Potluck lunch—drinks provided, please bring a dish to share. Visitors are welcome, please bring your friends!
For more information, contact Nancy Turner, 707-433-4346

Foals of 2014 Photo Gallery

It's not too late! Email your photos to me:, or send them via postal mail to Michele Nelson, 5619 Market St., Apt. B, Oakland, CA, 94608. If you mail prints, let me know if you want them returned.

Buying or Selling?
Check out the listings on our For Sale pages

Area VII Members
advertise your horses, ponies, equipment, etc.
100 words and a photo, only $5 for 3 months.

Spring 2014 Horse ReportThe Summer 2014 CEH Horse Report is now available. You can read it online in Zmag format, or download the PDF for reading offline.
This issue is about Zoonoses—diseases that are transmitted from animals to humans, and vice versa.
The CEH Horse Report is published by the Center for Equine Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis.


Thanks to our 2014 Club Sponsors

We want to thank our members who have made generous donations to help sponsor our club events.

Pat and Linda Anastasio • Christine and Emma Caringello
John and Carol Gasparini • Ken and Julie Mabie • Penny Radulovich
• Joe and Cathy Orth • Nancy Turner • Marjorie Vliet
• Pat Michielssen

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Many thanks to Larry Connolly and John Killacky.
2009 Larry Connolly

2014 Events

Details and contact info are available on the Events Page

August 23
Area VII General Membership Meeting and Potluck

Bellota Ranch
Escalon, CA

September 3–14
AMHR Nationals

Tulsa, OK

September 6
Playday (Driving)

One-Two Carriage Driving
Oakdale, CA

September 13
Pony Day at the Santa Cruz County Fair (ASPC/AMHR/Open)

Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
Watsonville, CA
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September 18–21
Shady Oaks CDE

Shady Oaks Farm
Lodi, CA

October 4
Playday (Driving)

One-Two Carriage Driving
Oakdale, CA

October 4–5
Fall Festival Pleasure Show

Clay Station Horse Park
Wilton, CA

November 1
Playday (Driving)

One-Two Carriage Driving
Oakdale, CA

November 1–2
Horse Driving Trials

Clay Station Horse Park
Wilton, CA

November 1–March 2015
The Caravan

Travel from San Diego in California through the South of the USA to Weirsdale in Florida, making a stop at a different place every day.