In the March newsletter, we send congratulations to Chrissy Kirch and Don Pfau who were married on March 21st. There are lots of new classifieds in this month's newsletter, farm news from Rafter Bar D, Char-Dan and Bridlesweet Morgans, and a historical piece on the original "old gray mare," Lady Suffolk, trotting champion of the mid 1800s.
Congratulations to Anne Randall on her 2014 AMHA Master's Certificate. You can read her Morgan bio and exploits in the February 2015 newsletter. There is an also an important update from Lauraine Smith for Midwest Horse Fair participants. Claudia and Gary Shipshock report their AMHA open competition results, and Marsha Valance has contributed a historical piece on the Brunk stallion Barberry, sire of Ellen Bar and thus, the grandsire of Beamington. Read the member profiles of new club members Karla Gay and Karen Brunsell.
The January newsletter is available with a report on the December meeting and a request from your newsletter editor to review and update your classified ads for 2015. Members receive two free classified ads in the newsletter each year. Additional ads are $5 apiece. Classified are also posted on the website. Business card ads are $35 a year for the newsletter and run for the calendar year. Please contact Mary Ellen Gray with your updates and changes to advertising.
Read the minutes of the November meeting and budget report and meet the new slate of officers in the December 2014 newsletter. There is also a report on the Hylee Consignment Auction, a report on the Baraboo Lights parade and fun farm news from Flower Valley, Lazy Creek, and Feather Ridge Morgan farms. Marsha Valance has provided an interesting historical article on Dundee, a successful sire who was nevertheless gelded by the Government farm.