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Eastern Ontario Horses of Course Club

Come Join Us


Are you looking for more fun things to do with your horse? Do you want to participate in a variety of hands-on, educational activities?

Then the Eastern Ontario Horses of Course Club is the group for you!

 


 

Events 2019:

Jan. 12 Annual General Meeting, sleigh ride and pot luck at Pam and Roy Sherrer's. RSVP 613 -658-2781.

Feb. 3 Sleigh ride at Moultons' cabin.

March 3 Sleigh Ride, tobogganing and skating. Moulton's, 2124 Crowder Road, Spencerville. 10:00. Hot dogs and hot chocolate provided. Pot luck desserts.

April 6 Ferguson Forest Ride-Drive. 10:00 start. BYO lunch.

April 13 Learnn to back up your trailer. At "The Pit", Limerick Forest. 10:00 start. BYO lunch.

April 27 Limerick Forest Ride-Drive. Starting from "The Pit". 10:00 start. BYO lunch.

May 5 Cataraqui Trail Ride. Meet at 10:00 at Lombardy Fair Grounds. BYO lunch.

May 11 Deespooking Clinic by Monica Treidlinger. Spectators welcome.

June 1 Limerick Forest ride-drive. Starting from the Y at 10:00 BYO lunch.

June 8 Extreme Cowboy Obstacle Event, Lansdowne. 10:00 start.

July 13 Club social evening "Munchies and Movies" 7:00 pm at Limerick Chalet.

July 27 Educational Event, Almonte, Ont.

Aug 3 Movie night or Fun With Knots. Limerick Chalet, 7:00 pm.

September 14 Ride and drive in Ferguson Foest. 10:00 start. BYO lunch.

September 28 Ride at Limerick Forest. Details TBD

Ocetober 10 Ride and drive in Limeerick Forest. 11:00 start. BYO lunch.

Oct. 27 Night at the Races; Rideau Carleton Raceway. Contact Pam at 989-2781.

Nov 2 Ride in Ferguson Forest. BYO lunch. To be confirmed.

Other Dates of Interest

Sept. 1,2,3 Horse Lovers Weekend, Upper Canada Village.

The Eastern Ontario Horses of Course Club was founded in 2000, and draws participants from a wide area surrounding the towns of Winchester, South Mountain and Kemptville. Membership is open to people of all ages, and is not restricted by breed of horse or discipline of equestrian activity.

Aims of the group:

  • To promote the many excellent breeds of light and heavy horses found in Eastern Ontario;
  • To provide a mutually-supportive venue for the dissemination of information and for the sharing of expertise;
  • To foster a socially active, non-competitive atmosphere for enjoying our horses; and
  • To work together for the benefit of other horse clubs and organizations within the region.
Membership in the group is $20.00 per household annually, payable in January.

Benefits of membership:

  • Meetings, with a variety of interesting speakers, farm visits, etc.;
  • Bi-monthly newsletter;
  • Excellent networking opportunities with members of various breed organizations and competitive and non-competitive disciplines;
  • Many hands-on learning opportunities; and
  • Fun days, field days, parties, good company.
Members of this club participate in a variety of activities, such as:
  • draft horse field work demonstrations, light horse fun days, and showcase of breeds;
  • pleasure rides and drives;
  • sleigh rides; and
  • used tack consignment sales and other fund-raising activities.
The Club encourages reciprocal participation in the activities of other clubs and organizations within the region. For a variety of breeds, disciplines, and a wealth of expertise, it's hard to beat the Eastern Ontario Horses of Course!

Please note: All people under 19 years of age must wear an ASTM-approved helmet while participating in club-sponsored mounted activities.

On-line Membership Form and Liability Waiver 94 kb pdf file).

On-line copy of the EOHC Constitution (22 kb pdf file).


Contacts:

President:
Monica Treidlinger (613) 258-1933
monicat@ripnet.com

Vice-President:
Sandy Gummeson, (613) 258-7371
burtmatthews08@gmail.com

Secretary
Ann Hedberg (613) 989-2628
len.hedberg@sympatico.ca

Treasurer
Pam Sherrer (613) 229-4734
shermount@ripnet.com

Director
Mickie Moir (613) 826-2893
mickiemoir@xplornet.com