The meeting was called to order at 7:05 PM by president
There was no treasurers report
Denise reminded members of the passing of Dr Richard
Barsaleau. There will be a Memorial Service at The Blue
Goose March 16, 2013 at 3:00 PM.
Kathy Dombroski gave an arena report. 4H will be painting
the jumping standards soon. Also, do not tie your horses on
the first two panels of the arena entrance. They interfere
with others trying to use the facility. There has also been
some complaints of dogs off leashes.
There was a reminder that volunteers will be needed for
the October LBHA Annual Horse Show.
Bob Sydnor was absent, there was no trail report.
Dave Faoro said that cleanup work will begin soon at
Traylor Ranch. Also, users of the preserve need to be made
aware that mountain lion tracks have been seen in the
Kathie Perry, president of the Western States Trails,
gave a report on the state of the Tevis Trail. Her
association has been active in advancing a Senate Bill that
would designate the trail as a "National Historic Trail." In
addition, she ad-dressed the problems that many of the
previous equestrian trails are now being designated as
"multi use" trails. She stated that all the trails in State
Parks are now multi use. She encouraged letter writing by
members to address these issues.
In addition, the Western States Trails Concession has
taken over the Auburn Overlook Staging Area. They plan to
ex-pand the facility with additional camping and equestrian
amenities. They have asked users to include a $5 donation to
help maintain the area, as it costs the group over $7000 a
year to maintain.
A a motion made by Betty Pfieffer for LBHA to donate
$1000 to the Western Sates Trails Concession to assist in
main-taining the facility. Linda Potter seconded the motion,
a vote was takes and the motion was passed.
Linda Potter reminder members that there is a Golden Bear
pass that can be purchased for $20 that will allow entrance
into all the Sate Parks. It was also mentioned that if you
purchase a Poppy Pass locally the money goes to support
The next meeting will be March 20,2013
The meeting was adjourned to 7:58 PM