Thanks to George for his efforts with fund raising with a donation from Fruit Packers Supply . George was instrumental In finding the Fence Panels we picked up that were donated by the City of Union Gap
We also received a Donation from Craic Honey Co.
Work Party Tuesday at the Museum to set up the round pen between 8 30 and 9 am
Bob and I courtesy of Toots and John met some really nice folks that are with the Friesian Carriage club at the Washington State Horse Park when we took Jack and Jill and traversed the trails. We need to have an event there someday
Parade is next Saturday the 18th we will have a booth to sell donuts and coffee to the parade participants 830 am
Times: June 18th 830 am
Place: Union Gap
Alan and Bob will drive Vis a vis wagon with group members in parade using Jack and Jill
Murray Campbell is also planning to drive
Pioneer Power Show @ Museum August 20 – 21
We will have a booth there and be doing demonstrations throughout the event all ideas are welcome
Rod Hodel will be coming to do plowing demonstration with his team of Percherons at 10 and 2
September 24 2016 OUR 2nd Annual Harnessing and Driving Clinic
March 25 26 27 Plowing Bee and Museum extravaganza
All present took Written Safety test
All present at the meeting took the Written Safety test
*Esther really did well today way to go Esther!!
WE gained a new family today Welcome to the Grooter Family and their Mules
*Bob and Alan both tested with Jack and Jill for the Washington Civil War Associations driving test and passed.
That is all for now
Though the day be blustery with wind and such
The smiles of sunshine and good times were had by all who came and had horse time at our monthly meet today
11 horses and their peoples
Lots of horsin, learnin, and driving got done by all
Tid bits of the Day
Shawnee and Red both got some good time in harness today and did well
Murray with daughter did some great work with her pony she is going to do really well
Magic got hitched in to the Meadow-brook for the first time and He and George did Great
All our young ladies did exceptionally well in working the horses and they all left with big smiles.
In our meeting today we voted in the group By Laws, Safety tests and Regulations for Driving.
Had our first elections for Officers
Chairman Alan Geho
Vice Chairman Richard Rich Bright
Secretary/ Treasure Shared by Alicia Riste and Esther Pritchard
Horse Master Bob Gimlin
Richard reported on equip policy at the Museum
We are set up to provide coffee and donuts etc for the Old town Days in Union Gap on June 18th The young ladies will man the booth.
For those that missed . we missed ya hope to see next time
Happy harnessing all
Had 7 Horses and their people show up today and worked and learned together
Met with Rod Hodel President of the WDHMA and we will be working in Harness with them to sponsor a Draft Horse Pulling Bee!!! Yes! this is true. The event will tentatively be about this time of year and we will be working along side all of the groups and folks of The Central Washington Agricultural Museum of course. We will be enlisting the local FFA Clubs to participate as well. WE hope to make this event on a Friday/ Sat so as to be able to invite schools to bring buses of kids to see and learn about this legacy of the past.
Here is what has happened at our first monthly meet for the Horse~n~Harness Group
* Check out the updated calendar for our monthly event schedule
* We started the Buy a Round Pen Panel project to today and we have our first two donated!!
* Started Renewing Memberships
* If you were not there, You were missed Hope to see you soon