2019 Year End Awards

The VADAF Awards Luncheon was held on January 26, 2020 at 6 Bears and A Goat Brewing Company, Fredericksburg, VA.  Congratulations to all of our 2019 Year End Award Winners!
PERFORMANCE AWARDS
Introductory Level
Champion:  Cambray Walmer and Dana California
Reserve Champion: Taylor Heldreth and Second Chance
Training Level
Champion:  Lorraine Klepacz and Kynynmont Maxwell
Reserve Champion:  Nancy Mendonca and Danny
Third Place:  Joanne Collins and D’Artagnon
Fourth Place: Teresa Crater and King Arthur
First Level
Champion:  Karen Rice and Automagically
Second Level
Champion:  Lorraine Klepacz and Undiscovered
Reserve Champion:  Lorraine Klepacz and Bubbalicious
Third Place:  Debra Carter and Wallstreet Charmer
Third Level
Champion: Dr. Peggy Minnich and Westbrook
Fourth Level
Champion: Dr. Peggy Minnich and Westbrook
ACHIEVEMENT MEDALS
Gold Medals: Nancy Mendonca and Danny (Training); Karen Rice and Automagically (First); Lorraine Klepacz and Undiscovered (Second); Dr. Peggy Miniich and Westbrook (Third)
Silver Medals: Taylor Heldreth and Second Chance (Introductory); Cambray Walmer and Dana California (Introductory); Lorraine Klepacz and Kynynmont Maxwell (Training); Lorraine Klepacz and Bubalicious (Second); Debra Carter and Wallstreet Charmer (Second); Dr. Peggy Minnich and Westbrook (Fourth)
Bronze Medals: Taylor Heldreth and Second Chance (Introductory); Cambray Walmer and Dana California (Introductory); Joanne Collins and D’Artagnon (Training); Teresa Crater and King Arthur (Training)
NOMINATED AWARDS
Equine Senior Award: Karen Rice
Gary Locke Junior Award: Cambray Walmer
Unsung Hero Award: Glenn Minnich
Magic Jami Award: Barb Ellis
Volunteer of the Year Nominees: Megan Irby, Hannah Bowers, Britt Harmon, Savannah Evans and Danica Evans
Volunteer of the Year:  Sharnette Atkinson
GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE IN 2020!!!!

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

The Annual General Membership Meeting will be held Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 at Rachel’s Sigler’s Home (please email vadafredericksburg@gmail.com for the exact address). This is a coffee and dessert event. All are welcome to attend (current, renewing and potential members). Attendees are asked to bring a dessert to share. Coffee and Tea will be provided by VADAF. Social time begins at 2:00 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Christoph Hess Clinic

VADAF is proud to be hosting a clinic with Christoph Hess on Wednesday, October 16th and Thursday October 17th at Hillcrest Farm, Spotsylvania, VA. Riding spots are full (wait list available). Auditing still available. For more information, please visit https://www.eventclinics.com/a/ve1o2wkm6EGLIbraSTYRXg or contact Megan Irby at 540-247-6344

Ride Times for the Clinic are as follows:

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

8:45 Sharnette Atkinson
9:30 Karen Rice
10:15 Paige Nuckols
11:00 Joanne Collins
Lunch Light Snacks are provided
12:15 Chris Balasi
1:00 Lisa Eagley
1:45 Debra Carter
2:30 Caroline Stearns
3:15 Erin Sweeney

Thursday, October 17, 2019

9:45 Sharnette Atkinson
10:30 Caroline Stearns
11:15 Celia Rafalko
12:00 Nancy Mendonca
Lunch Light Snacks are provided
1:15 Lisa Eagley
2:00 Sarah Grady
2:45 Joanne Collins
3:30 Erin Sweeney
4:15 Anna Fox