MHC PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE - MAY 18, 2016
I am informing our membership and friends that by mutual agreement Diane Shack will no longer be the Executive Director of the Manitoba Horse Council. MHC thanks her for her service and wishes her all the best in her future endeavours. In the near future MHC will begin a search for a new ED. In the meantime Brenda Neumann will work more hours and Carolyn Lintott will be our interim ED.
MHC will make every effort to have someone in the office from 9 until 4 from Monday to Friday to answer your questions. If you have questions for the office or for any of the directors please email the office at [email protected] Questions best answered by a director will be passed on to the relevant person.
We are very excited to have approved the new board for the coming year. They are as follows:
Geri Sweet - President
Jan Ash Gross - Athlete Development
Gwen Donohoe - Breeds & Industry
Myriam Dyck - Marketing
Linda Hazelwood - Secretary-Treasurer
Lisa Rosin - Member At Large
Harry Crawley - Equestrian Centre
Michael Moore - Recreation
Danae Martin - Coaching
Daryl Freed - Officials
Sheri Parkinson - Special Events
Kari Hasselriis - continuing as VP until the end of June
Carolyn Lintott - interim ED
David Tolpa will be continuing as the facility manager at the MHC Birds Hill Equestrian Centre.
We ask for your patience with us as we move forward. We will try to keep up with reminders for Bingo assignments, clinic activity and show schedules. If you think we have missed something please don't hesitate to remind us.
Reminder that membership cards can be printed at home when you register on line. Some cards already printed are being mailed out.
We hope you have a great season riding and showing.
Geri Sweet, MHC President
HORSE DAY IS ON JUNE 4, 2016!
This is a day to celebrate our wonderful experiences with horses! If your club or association has an event going on that day and you would like us to publicize it on the MHC Facebook page or our website, contact us at [email protected] with the details. Let's tell the world how much horses are a part of our lives!
MHC Special Events Chair
May 2016 Important Update for Coaches:
Revisions Made to Simplify NCCP Transfer of Qualifications Process
Bryan McSorley, Program Manager Education at Equine Canada (EC) officially informed us that a revised NCCP Transgfer of Qualifications pathway will be implemented as of May 27, 2016. After launching the NCCP Transfer of Qualifications in September 2015, EC carefully monitored and evaluated the pathway. As a result of the monitoring, it was decided to revise the transfer pathway in order to improve simplicity and convenience for all certified coaches transferring to the new NCCP.