June 2018 Meeting Minutes


Elkridge-Harford Hunt Pony Club June 12, 2018 Meeting Minutes


Attendees: ​​ Dianna Beavers, Katie Klenk, ​​ Michele Usselman, Betsy Klenk, Kathy Fiedler, ​​ Nicole O’Neil, Jennifer Nicholson, ​​ Kim Kerr, ​​ Debbie Driscoll, Christine Reiter, Carrie Warfel, Mary Grez , Tracy Gay, Bill Fitzhugh, Carter Sieck, Tasia McKnight

Junior Board Attendees:  ​​​​ Gabrielle Brown



June 18th at New Holland for Confirmation & Blemishes Scavenger Hunt

Meet at hunt club at 7am, this will be an all-day event. ​​ Proper foot ware is required.  ​​​​ DO NOT wear EHHPC polo shirts.


June 3rd Mock Rally held at the Hunt Club. ​​ 6-8 kids came, ratings were held afterwards. ​​ The trail ride was cancelled due to weather.


Show Jumping Rallly held June 9th at TMF. 23 participants & 5 teams just from EHHPC. The rally was cut short due to rain storms. ​​ Final results will be based on round 1 and 2 only since some could not complete their final rounds. Still waiting on final results.


POLO Lessons will be held at EHHPC starting June 4th at 6pm

$60 per pony clubber, all polo ponies supplied, all you need to bring is helmet and proper footwear.

The lessons will always be on Mondays at 6pm. ​​ All levels included, must be able to Walk, Trot, Canter and hold the polo mallet in one hand and both reins in the other hand. ​​ Karen Steele is the Polo Organizer.

Tetrathlon June 23-24th at Bridgette Frasier’s Farm in Upperco, MD and the swimming will be held at Goucher College., Paige Sento is our EHHPC organizer

10 EHHPC kids going

Jessica Connors is the riding coach

Nikki Gorrell is swim coach

Cayla Hyde is running coach

1st practice is this Thursday, May 24th and will continue Thursdays thereafter until the Rally. ​​ Practice will be held at Margie Williams house at 6pm. ​​ Practice will include running, shooting and swimming.

Nikki Gorrell will oversee Swimming, Cayla Hyde will oversee running and Trevor or Turner will oversee shooting practice.


Sagamore Farm Tour

The Morning of Friday, June 29, Meet at Sagamore Farms at 8am. 3501 Belmont Ave, Reisterstown, MD 21136. ​​ Everyone should wear paddock boots (proper foot ware) and should war Pony Club Polo Shirts.


EHHPC Summer Camp Ages 12 and under

$200/per kid

Bill and Dawn Fitzhugh are the organizers. ​​ More info will be coming out soon regarding registration

Aug 13-17, held at the hunt club

Two Instructors: Lisa Sessa and Ann Walker

Ponies will be boarded for the week.

Older pony clubbers may volunteer 13 and up

On August 17th we will hold a post camp pool party at Dianna Beavers in the evening for ALL PONY CLUB Families


Dressage Rally, August 25, 2018 at Waredaca

Looking for coach

Kathy Fiedler is the organizer.


D Eventing Rally, Sep 22, 2018, Avalon Farm in Olney, MD

Coach: Morgan Cillo


Sunday, August 19th Pony Club Horse Show at Tranquility Manor Farm, Monkton, MD (recognized by HHSA)

3 rings (1 jumper ring, 2 hunter rings) and an outside course for an entire division and derby.

EHHPC will handle all the food concessions the entire day (breakfast sandwiches, fruit, hotdogs, hamburgers, taco in a bag, bagels, chips, baked goods). Donations will be put up on Sign UP Genius prior to the show and we will take volunteers to help cook throughout the day.


USPC East Coast Championships will be held in Tryon, NC July 25-29.

If you think your clubber might be qualifying, it is suggested that you start looking at lodging asap.


So far we have 4 kids going for Eventing, 1 for Games and 4 for Quiz.

July 7th Maryland Region pre-Championship Party at Lorelei’s home.


Clipping Clinic with Katie Cree date forthcoming:

Each kid is required to bring their own clippers, but horses will be provided.

$25 per kid 2-hours, 10 slots available


Oct 7th EHHPC Hunter Trials