So who’s done with winter? Haven’t been out riding a lot this winter? Too Cold? Well our season is going to be starting soon. Yaaa
If you haven’t checked out the website lately (In the past week) be sure to do so. Make sure you hit the refresh button for a lot of things have changed on it and you may not be able to see them unless you do so.
Your Executive Committee has been really busy over the winter getting ready for the upcoming season.
For those of you who did not attend the AGM here is your Executive Team for this year. Any questions their emails are under the contact list.
President/Rental Director – Jesse Capp
Vice President – Liz Hinton
Treasurer/ Corresponding Director – Darlene Pappas
Recording Secretary/Rodeo Director – Sandy Chevallier
Gymkhana Director – Kristy Capp
Year End Awards Director – Tera-Lee Caverly
Saddle Series Awards Director – Lisa Nowell
Media Director – Loree Currie
Website Director – Tamora Davy
We are still looking for someone to take over the Saddle Series Everyone so if you can help out please get a hold of Sandy Chevallier. She could really use someone to step up for this one!
Our first event for this year is our Annual Spring Clean-up Barbeque and Lunch – Scheduled will be having a barbeque at lunch so it should be a lot of fun. Bring your racks, wheel barrels, gloves, trucks to dump stuff and cleaning stuff. It shouldn’t be too bad this spring for we did an awesome job from 10:00 am till about 2:00pm. Guess it all depends on how quickly we work. We last year of keeping up on stuff! Hope to see you all there. Mark your Calendars.
Also in April will be our first Gymkhana of the Year – Scheduled for April 27th start time. This year all forms are on the website and you can type everything in and just bring to the with a 9:00 am club for that day. Memberships and your Gymkhana Forms. HCBC can be done on line at a discount.
This will be extremely helpful for the secretary for sometimes it is hard to read your writing. :) If you know of anybody that you think would like to become a member let them know.
Remember you get a discount if Memberships are in before the end of March. Take advantage of the money savings and rush on the first day for it’s always a little hectic.
Remember everyone this is your club so if you have ideas or want to see something happen you got to let your directors know.
One of the things we would like to do this year is have a tack sale at one of the Gymkhanas. Anyone want to work on this? Give Darlene an email for details (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Posted by Darlene, February 11, 2014
Hi Everyone!!! Make sure you read the whole newsletter for there is some important upcoming stuff going on that all will be interested in.
Well we had our annual Pub Night and what a blast that was. Everyone had a really good time and the Club had an awesome fundraiser once again. Thank you to the following people for putting it on and for helping put it all together:
The Business Sponsors and the Personal Sponsors
The Edge Water Pub – Peachland for letting us have it there
Diana and Sandy Chevallier
Lisa and Darlene Nowell
AGM, Dinner, Awards and Dance
Our next event that went on was the AGM, Dinner, Awards and Dance on the 16th of November. Thank you to the following people for helping to get this all organized and for helping the night of for all to enjoy:
Thank you to Danjo Ranch (Dave and Anda) for putting on an awesome Dinner!!! We will be looking forward to have you back in our concession next year.
Our New Executive Team for the 2014 Year!!!
President – Jesse Capp
Vice-President – Liz Hinton
Treasurer – Darlene Pappas
Recording Secretary – Sandy Chevallier
Correspondence Secretary – Darlene Pappas
Gymkhana Director – Loree Currie
Awards Director – Kristy Capp
Rodeo Director – Sandy Chevallier
Saddle Series Director – Still Open
Media Director – Loree Currie
Website – Tamora Davy
Phoning Director – Still
Open Rental Director – Still Open
Maintenance Director – Still Open
Upcoming this Year!!!!
This year you are going to be able to sign up for all your forms on the computer. We ask that you use this so that our administration department doesn’t have such a hard time reading everybodies writing. You just fill everything in and then print it off and mail to 5380 Princeton Avenue or you can scan and email to email@example.com our Treasurer and Corresponding Secretary. Administration will be so happy. You too I would think for then you’re not wasting time come event day.
Tentative 2014 Dates
These dates that are here are only tentative and when they have been discussed and finalized we will be putting it up on the calendar on the website.
April 20th Spring Clean Up – 10:00-2:00pm
April 27th 1st Gymkhana of the Year
July 25-26 2nd Annual Little Britches Rodeo
October 10-12 High School Rodeo Thanksgiving Weekend
Winter Clean Up -10:00-2:00pm
Awards Night – 6:00- when we stop
AGM for the 2014 Year
Well everyone that is it for now. Hope everyone had a really good year and we look forward to seeing you in April if not sooner. Keep your eyes on the website for we have our members events on there too and they have some great stuff coming up.
Posted by Darlene, November 30, 2013
October 6th Gymkhana
What a fun day for our last Gymkhana of the year. The day was nice as far as weather goes and we had a lot of great riders and horses out for the event. We couldn’t believe the amount of time and effort that went into our Halloween Class. Way to go to all of you! It was awesome to see all the contestants and their horses done up for the event. Congratulations to the top three. Hope you enjoy your prizes!!
A big thank you to all the volunteers that helped on this day to make everything go smoothly. Thank you to Tera-Lee Caverly for bringing all the Halloween Decorations for the registration area. You all are not unnoticed that is for sure.
Now that the year is over for the Gymkhanas we can prepare to award the top 6 in each Division for the year. Remember you had to attend 4 out of 6 Gymkhanas on the same horse/rider combination to qualify for awards. Tickets for the evening will be available from Darlene at Penticton Auto Glass for the South Competitors, Sandy Chevallier at Chevallier’s Arena in Peachland for the Local Competitors and Trecho DeMattos of Westbank will have tickets for those Competitors that live North of Peachland. These will be coming out shortly. If you have any door prizes for the evening please feel free to bring them along!!!
The Saddle Series that ran this year was fun for all involved. First place received a Saddle that everyone was admiring throughout the year and we gave prizes out to 6th place. This all happened at our last race on October 6th. Congratulations to the winners and hope to see you and many more riders next year!!!
1st Place – Charla Nikkels
2nd Place – Angelica Moline
3rd Place – Toneisha Stukel
4th Place – Diana Chevallier
5th Place – Sandy Lewis
6th Place – Danika Caverley
October 11th to 13th 6th Annual High School Rodeo
Our last major horsey event of the year. This year we had really nice weather which was nice for a change. Everyone seemed to have had a good time and no serious issues arose. Got to like it when a plan comes together. Thank you to Sandy Chevallier for organizing this wonderful event and thank you to the countless volunteers this year that made it all the smoother for us to run. Your help is very much appreciated and invaluable. Thank you again. Thank you to the sponsors for this event and to the people that helped get them on board. Without them we could not pull off what we do!!! All the steal that was purchased this year was a blessing and will make things run a lot smoother for years to come.
October 27th Winter Clean Up
This will on from 10:00 am to 2:00pm. We will need to put a few things away for the year and clean up the grounds a little bit. The clubhouse is cleaned so it will just be outside stuff to take care of. We have had a lot of events this year so this should not take too long to get done. Bring your gloves and rakes!
October 28th Executive Meeting
This meeting will be quite lengthy for we will be discussing the Pub Night and AGM that is coming up. We will discuss who wants to stay on as an Executive and/or Director and what positions will still need to be filled. As of right now all I know for sure is that I will be staying on as Treasurer and Website person for the Club for next year. Guess we will find out the rest after this meeting as to what positions will need filling. Suspense doesn’t it kill ya? Anyone who would like to become involved with any of these positions please let us know! These are the positions.
Treasurer – Darlene Pappas
Saddle Series Director
Website Director – Tamora Davy and Darlene Pappas
November 2nd Pub Night
This is our biggest fund raiser of the year. This event is shared between the two divisions of the Club – Rodeo and Gymkhana. Thank you to Trecho and Teresa for putting this event together for us every year. You do a great job! Tickets are already up for grabs. Darlene at Penticton Auto Glass has tickets for the South people, Sandy Chevallier, Jesse Capp and Loree Currie have them for the local Peachland people and Trecho will have tickets for anybody that side of Peachland.
This year we will be supporting our local Pub the Edgewater Inn right down town on Beach Avenue. You get your choice of 4 different entries and either a beer or glass of wine. There will be lots to do and a live band will be playing so it should be a great time had by all!!!! Hope to see your there.
November 16th AGM/Dinner/Awards and Dance
Every year we recognize our top 6 competitors in each of our Divisions. Nervous Novice, Seniors, Youth, Juniors and Pee Wees. We give out some great prizes to the top 6 of each Division for their hard work, dedication and fun!!! We also have a Sportsmanship, Most Improved and new this year Volunteer of the Year Award. We recognize our Executives and Directors for all their work throughout the year and in general just have a great time where nobody has to work just have fun!!!! Come out and enjoy tickets will come out shortly for this event. I will keep you posted.
AGM/Dinner/Awards and Dance
November 16th at the Clubhouse
Social before Dinner 5:00pm
Dance to Follow
Posted by Darlene, October 25, 2013
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Welcome to the
Peachland Riding Club
Peachland Riding Club (PRC) is located in beautiful Peachland British Columbia. We have over 8 acres of gorgeous park land with a multitude of trails, a oversized main arena and 2 huge warm-up arenas. We have a full concession on site and a beautiful Clubhouse that holds approximately 110 people and hosts all sorts of different events. In 2008 we built a new announcers building; a great addition which is a 2-story facility that gives timers and announcers a great panoramic view of the whole arena. The Peachland Riding Club grounds and clubhouse are a great place for your next function (Rental Info).
Our club was founded in 1969 and has grown ever since. Besides the monthly Gymkhana Shows that we hold throughout the riding season, we now also hold other events such as Western Heritage, Can Trek, Little Britches and High School Rodeos. Our club also participates in Peachland's 2 yearly parades.
Thank you for visiting us and please feel free to leave us a comment or suggestion and if you need to get a hold of anyone check out the contacts list for further info.