Recent Updates

Feb05

OFHA 2017 AGM

AGM for Ontario Friesian Horse Association

The board of the Ontario Friesian Horse Association invites you to attend the AGM.

The AGM will be held on March 25, 2017,
10:30 AM
at the farm of David and Brenda Bradshaw.

The farm is located at:
222
Con. 3
Wilsonville, Ontario.
If you require directions please call, 519-428-7905

The Agenda is as follows:

11:30-12:15 Presentation from the TCCA, (Tri-County Carriage Association)
12:30 -1:30 lunch
1:45 Annual report
followed by Elections
Discussions
Adjournment at 3:30

There are a few positions that will be open for election this year.

All positions are 4 year terms.

President Jack, elected in 2013. Position up for election, Jack has finished the term
Secretary Brenda elected in 2014.
Vice Scott elected in 2015
Vice Willem elected in 2016. Position is up for election, Willem has resigned.
Treasurer Nico elected in 2016

Please remember memberships are due by the AGM. You can down load the form from
the OFHA website Membership Application and mail it with your dues to treasurer Nico Vandenakker.

You can also pay the membership at the AGM.

The Bradshaw’s look forward to hosting the AGM for 2017. David has an extensive petroleum collection on display for your viewing pleasure. We hope that many of the OFHA members can be in attendance.

In order to prepare for the meeting, please RVSP via email at bbradshaw50@hotmail.com or
call 519-428-7905.

Thank you and see you on March 25, 2017

Brenda

Jul05

OFHA Flags

At the June Ride and Drive, Nico Van Den Akker presented a flag with the OFHA Logo on a green background (like our website banner). The price of the flag will depend on the number being ordered at one time.

If you are interested in purchasing one of these flags, or would like more information, please contact Nico by email: nvandenakker@xplornet.com.

Jun29

2016 Keuring Update

A reminder for all those planning on presenting their Friesians at the 2016 Keuring on September 20 – 21, 2016 at the Ancasrer Fairgrounds, Ancaster, Ontario that the deadline for entries is August 1, 2016.

FHANA has put together a Keuring information packet to help you with your keuring planning. This packet will answer your questions about the IBOP test, grooming requirements, the new Linear Score Form, Shoeing requirements and various awards. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to have this packet available to answer all of your questions surrounding the keurings
You can download the Handbook here: 2016 Keuring Handbook

(Source: http://www.fhana.com/news/news-list )

Jun14

Ride and Drive – July 16, 2016

The next Ride and Drive will be on July 16, 2016 at the farm of Nico and Jannie Van Den Akker, 364340 McBeth Road, Salford, Ontario N0J 1W0. Arrival time is 10:30 am. Please bring a salad or dessert for the potluck lunch.

May18

Ride and Drive – June 11, 2016

Our first Ride and Drive social event is June 11, 2016.

Where:
Jon Steenbeek’s Farm
74280 Parr Line, Varna, On

Schedule:
10:30 AM – Arrival and Refreshments
11:00 AM – Harness and saddle up to begin drive
1:00 PM – Lunch – Potluck – Refreshments and barbeque provided by the hosts. Guests, please bring a salad or dessert to share.
2:00 PM – Afternoon activity with horses, at direction of host.
4:00 PM – Homeward bound.

This is always a popular, family oriented activity for members and friends.

If you have any questions, please e-mail info@ontariofriesianhorse.com.

May15

Driving Demonstrations

Members of the Ontario Friesian Horse Association will once again give a demonstration of their driving skills by partaking in a Ringsteken.

You can see these demonstrations in August at the Bayfield Fair and in Tillsonburg at the Friesian Day (a celebration for

those of Friesian Heritage).

More details will be posted as they become available.

May15

Ride and Drive – June

The Club’s first Ride and Drive of.the year will be June 11, 2016 at the farm of Klaas Steenbeek, Varna, Ontario..

May02

2016 Keuring Dates

Mark your calenders!!!

The 2016 Keuring will be held on September 20th & 21st at the Ancaster Fairgrounds located at 630 Trinity Road, Jerseyville, Ontario.

Keep checking back for details as they become available.

Apr25

Spring is Here!!!

Aug19

2014 Keuring Information

Our club is gearing up for another exciting Keuring this year and we hope many of you will join us as we promote and delight in our magnificent breed!

This year our Keuring will be taking place at the Ancaster Fairgrounds on September 16th & 17th.  The Fairgrounds are located at 630 Trinity Road in Jerseyville, Ontario.  Both days’ events will begin at 10 AM sharp!

The categories being inspected on September 16th will include Riding & Driving IBOPs, Colts, Fillies, Yearling mares, 2-year-old mares, and Geldings.  We will also be awarding our Youth Champion and Gelding Champion titles at the end of the 1st day.

September 17th will include presentation of Stallions, 3 & 4+ year old mares for Studbook, as well as older mares for premies and predicates.  We will also be awarding the titles of Mare Champion and Overall Keuring Champion.  At the end of the 2nd day, we hope to again hold our annual friendly Riding and Driving competitions.

Please feel free to email us if you need any further info!   info@ontariofriesianhorse.com

Spectators are welcome!!

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