New Features – Calendar Tab and Sponsor Tab

Check out the Calendar tab!  It’s next to the “Home” and “About” tabs.

Here we’ll be listing upcoming events – you can scroll by the month or the week – or list the events in an agenda format. Clicking on an event will show more information and if there is an application or other attachment, you will find a link to it in the description.

Next to the Calendar tab is the Sponsor Tab. Please Support our Club Sponsors.

The club plans to roll out more features soon, so stay tuned!

Feb 2, 2013 … CHOCOLATE, CHEESE, AND WINE TRAIL RIDE AND LUNCHEON

Feb. 2…Sat … CHOCOLATE, CHEESE and WINE TRAIL RIDE and LUNCHEONride, eat, and celebrate Sunday’s Super Bowl with friends…conditions permitting we’ll take a short ride on easy trails suitable for barefoot or out of shape horses and cold temps; then retire to the house for the Three C’s – Chocolate, Cheese and Cheer that everyone will bring to share…Arrival 11:00 / Riding at 11:30…Eat at 1:30.. RSVP 410-923-6157non-riders and FAMILY WELCOME…bad weather or trail conditions may mean we just eat and party or postpone to another weekend…1218 Sunrise Beach Rd * Crownsville, Md… last names starting with A-M please bring cheese and white wine to share— N-Z bring chocolate and red wine — soup, and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided… please plan to keep in touch for condition updates if questionable

 

 

Directions:

 

 

from I-97 in Anne Arundel County…take exit 10 for Veterans Highway and Benfield Dr…right at light onto Veterans Hwy…through light, up hill, past Gina’s Cantina and turn left onto Generals hwy / Rt 178…turn left at 2nd light at WAWA and onto Sunrise Beach Rd…within mile pass county park on right with tennis courts, left into driveway after the white board fence and cedar trees paralleling the road…look for wooden black walking horseat mailboxes and follow the parking signs.

 

from Rt 3 traveling north … turn right onto Millersville Rd at WAWA and Maryland Muffler traffic light … continue over i-97 and turn right at light onto Rt 178/Generals Hwy … turn left at light with another WAWA onto Sunrise Beach Rd … within mile pass county park on right with tennis courts, left into driveway after the white board fence and cedar trees paralleling the road…look for wooden black walking horseat mailboxes and follow the parking signs.

 

Directions to house from Rt 32 ….. continue on I-97 South … take first exit for Crownsville / Rt 178 Generals Hwy … turn left first light … down hill and right at first light and WAWA onto Sunrise Beach Rd … within 1 mile pass park with tennis courts on right — white board fence and line of cedar trees on the left is our hay field … left into first driveway after the fence ends … look for wooden black walking horseat mailboxes and follow the parking signs.

 

Directions from Annapolis via Rt 178 / Generals Highway …. Follow Rt 178 past County Fair Grounds, Crownsville State Hospital, gas stations and Bank of Glen Burnie … turn right at light continuing on Rt 178 just before entrance to I-97 …. down hill and right at first light and WAWA onto Sunrise Beach Rd … within 1 mile pass park with tennis courts on right — white board fence and line of cedar trees on the left is our hay field … left into first driveway after the fence ends … look for wooden black walking horseat mailboxes and follow the parking signs.

 

2013 Club Planning Bash … Sat. Jan. 12 … 4:00 pm

What do you want to do this year?    Where do you want to go?

enjoy the company of fellow club members as we all plan our year together over good food and drink in the Highland home of Jacki Edens… what to bring:

  • your ideas and wishes for what you want to do this year as a Club

  • a wrapped gift for our Chinese gift exchange (re-gifting  from the holidays is acceptable and encouraged .. otherwise don’t spend more than $10)

  • a dish to share (our hostess is serving chile)

  • your own drinks

  • RSVP to Jacki .301-854-3999  / jackiedens@gmail.com

Directions from Rt 32 to 6990 Mink Hollow Rd   *   Highland, Md 20777 …take exit 20 onto Rt 108 west … travel 2.2 miles & make right at light onto Highland Rd/ Rt 216 … go 1.4 miles & turn left onto Mink Hollow Rd … house is 1.2 miles on right  

Can’t make it – give your ideas to Jacki with your rsvp or send them to the club email cpwhclub@yahoo.com

Watch the club blog for more details and  on our upcoming February Chocolate, Cheese and Wine ride and luncheon   …  the newsletter will be out  following the planning meeting www,cpwhclub.wordpress.com

Carrolling On Horseback — Saturday, December 15, 2012

Come with or without your horse to the Cowan’s Crownsville home to spread joy through the neighborhood under the beauty of holiday lights.   Can’t sing?  that’s okay – just humm along and enjoy!  Light refreshments will be served afterward.  Arrive 4:00 ….  RSVP to Jacquie 410-923-6157 / jacquiecowan@comcast.net / or by leaving a comment here.

Directions from I-97 to 1218 Sunrise Beach Rd – Crownsville, Md …  take Benfield Rd exit … turn right onto Veterans Highway … turn left onto Generals Highway (Rt 178) just past Gina’s Cantina … at 2nd traffic light and Wawa turn left onto Sunrise Beach Rd … within mile, continue past park with tennis courts on right and field on left, turn left into 1st driveway (look for the black Walking Horse) … continue up the driveway … need help? call 410-215-4979

2012, Nov 24, Thanksgiving Saturday ride Manassas Battlefield

Chesapeake club will hold our annual Thanksgiving Saturday ride at the Manassas Battlefield on November 24, 2012 .. these easy trails are beautifully managed by the Battlefield Equestrian Society and wind their way through about 3 hours worth of woods and fields of this famous Civil War battle park … the Visitor Center has an historical film well worth taking in when you stop for your park pass (be sure to allow ample time please) … we will be joined this year by members of the Old Dominion Gaited Horse Association

  • ready to ride 10:30 am
  • bring snack for on the trail and lunch at the trailers after, plus water for horses, clean up tools and coggins
  • Parking at the Brownsville Trailer Parking lot on Groveton Rd with picnic area and restrooms (new to us)
  • $3 per person park fee — pay at the Henry Hill Visitor Center before proceeding to trailer parking
  • rsvp to Jacquie 410-215-4979 / jacquiecowan@comcast.net by Thursday, Nov 22
  • trail map, information and rules:   http://www.battlefieldequestriansociety.org/maps

Directions from Rt 66 .   take exit 47 / Rt 234 north marked for Manassas Battlefield

                            go through traffic lights and commercial area

                            turn right to Henry Hill Visitor Center to purchase park pass (required)

                            continue north on Rt 234 (right out of visitor center)

                            left at light onto Rt 29

                            left onto Groveton Rd at the Groveton Confederate Cemetary

                            right into Brownsville trailer parking

I do recommend trailer pooling for ease of parking area and gas expenses, so when you rsvp please advise if you have space available in your trailer and where you will be starting from — thanks

don’t forget to send your registration papers to Suzanne for the Lisbon Ole Fashion All Horse Christmas Parade on December 8!    trailsendfarm@verizon.net

2012, Saturday Dec 8, Lisbon Ole Fashion All Horse Christmas Parade

Lisbon Ole Fashion All Horse Christmas Parade ….   Sat.  Dec8, 2012

  • parade begins and ends at the trailer parking
  • the club has paid our registration fee
  • in order to participate you must complete our registration form and turn in with your coggins to our coordinator, Suzanne Anderson by November 23
  • schedule:
  •    10:00 am check in with Suzanne on site —  look for the club banner 
       10:30 am  line up
  •    11:00 am  parade starts
  • attire:   decorate you and your horse in your festive holiday outfits (antlers, santa hats, bells, garland, etc)
  • banner carriers and side walkers are needed too
  • parade particulars:
  •    we will ride as a club group keeping a safe distance between (20-30 feet) between us and the group in front
  •    we must stay in our line-up order in order to be judged
  •    we may not throw candy or other objects into the crowds
  •    we must keep our horses under control at all times
  •    judges will be stationed across from the Lisbon Park on Rt 144
  •    awards will be given out 1/2 hour after parade completion
  •    food will be available for purchase at the staging area, town grille and fire department (or bring your own)
  • LISBONindividual club participation form

April 19-21, 2013 —- Spring gaited clinic with Elizabeth Graves

Save the date — Mark your calendar —-   April 19-21, 2013 —-   Spring gaited clinic with Elizabeth Graves … hosted by PPWHA at Diamond 7 Arena —  contact Jacquie Cowan for more information 410-923-6157  jacquiecowan@comcast.net

 Friday:    am …  private lessons

                  afternoon …  special touching session to gain your horse’s attention

  ****tack evaluation and fitting

 Saturday and Sunday:   riding sessions based on individual needs and wants

 **** — please invite your professional saddle folks to attend to learn more about how confirmation, saddle choice and fit affect gait

 AND — Liz will be the gaited clinician at the 2013 Pennsylvania Horse EXPO in February

 

2012 October LOMH novice horse camp

The league has cancelled their invitational event, but we (chesapeake) will still plan to hold our novice horse camp and club trail ride saturday ….  cost will be lomh regular camp fees — $8 / $12 with electric ….   everyone will bring their own meals, camp and horse care equipment including protable corral or high line ….  real showers and bathrooms …  rsvp directly to Jacquie at jacquiecowan@comcast.net  /  410-923-6157