Category Archives: News

January Meeting Canceled Due to Weather

We are sorry to cancel the meeting for this month, but because of dangerous driving conditions, we will make the call to cancel. Good news is that Meris will be available to present the program at our February meeting.

 

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TVDTA January Meeting

January 16, 2018 6:45 p.m. Huntsville Public Library Main Branch(aka Fort Book) We are excited to have Meris Greges give a talk about Balance and Biomechanics at our next meeting.  Her perspective as an engineer, judge, rider, and trainer can help shed some light on simple biomechanics concepts, specifically breaking down the horse’s gaits, and… Continue Reading

November Member Meeting

“Our November meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in the Huntsville Library Foundation Conference Room. (Main Huntsville Library) The meeting will begin at 6:45 p.m. We will discuss our year end awards party and officers for next year.” Continue Reading

Ride Times for July 8 Posted

Ride times are below: Ride Time Rider Horse Class 8:00 AM Helen Bergquist Zuver Mazzel CHF First Level Test 3 AA 8:10 AM Helen Bergquist Zuver Mazzel CHF Second Level Test 3 AA 8:20 AM Ciera Foley President’s Man Second Level Test 3 JR/YR 8:50 AM Ciera Foley President’s Man Third Level Test 3 JR/YR… Continue Reading

TVDCTA June Meeting

TVDCTA Meeting: Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:45, at Steel Prize Stables. Bring a brown bag supper if you want. The public is invited.   We will discuss the agenda for meetings for the rest of this year and ways to help Morgan-Bailey Horan and August Rush travel to New York for the North American Junior/Young… Continue Reading

TVDCTA May Meeting Announcement

TVDCTA Meeting Announcement: Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6:45 to 8:00, Bailey Cove Library   TOPIC:  Equine Biomechanics and Physiology of the Equine Athlete. The talk will discuss Equine anatomy and the basics of how their bodies adapt to training.   SPEAKER: Dr. Betsy Wagner  Dr. Betsy Wagner, an associate professor at Auburn University, has received… Continue Reading

Ride Times for April 8 Show

The ride times for the April 8 show are as follow: Time Number Rider Test Status Horse RAT 20 X 40m Arena Introductory Test A, Jr. 8:00 20 Kaelee Fribranz Intro Test A Jr Fully Charged 8:06 27 Rachel Bradford Intro Test A Jr Razor 8:12 14 Zoe Taylor Intro Test A Jr Sugar Baby… Continue Reading

Entry From for April 8 Show Available

We are getting ready for our first TVDCTA Show for 2017! Mark your calendars for April 2 – that is the closing date for entries. You can enter online, or print out the order form and mail it in. The show is going to be at Steel Prize Stables on April 8. We are pleased… Continue Reading

TVDCTA is Off to a Great Start in 2017

We had a fantastic kick-off meeting in January, chock full of ideas and fun plans for this year. TVDCTA’s new president, Chris Cochrane, welcomed everyone and introduced new board members: Chris Cochrane (President) Judith Fiorentino (Honorary Board Member & Senior Adviser) Monica Yother (Newsletter/Website/Publicity) Paulette Lyons (Treasurer) Jean Stuart (Vice President) Marsha Laitinen (Secretary) Natalie Weil… Continue Reading