Ridgefield Arena

January 2012 Newsletter

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Winter Tips
We will try to notify you in case of cancellations but remember to check the barn answering machine and facebook for the most up to date information in case of inclement weather.

January 2012 Lesson Schedule
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 4, 11, 18, 25 5, 12, 19, 26 $175 $175 $140 $140

Please make checks out to Ridgefield Riding Academy SCHOOLING  SHOW       Ridgefield Riding Academy will be holding a schooling show for all students in February. The cost of participating in the show is $45. The show is in addition to the lesson package. Stay tuned for dates and info!   LEASES!     If you are interested in leasing a horse, talk to your instructor to see which horses may be available. By starting leasing now it will help in getting everything in line for the spring show schedule. REFERRAL  PROGRAM     We would like to reward our current customers for their referrals. When a new customer joins the Riding Academy and pays their lesson deposit and 1st months lesson package, the referring person will receive a free lesson! (Referral must be listed on paper work at the time of sign up)

2011 Circle of Concern Donation
Holiday  Party  Goodies  
Winner of Raffle: Congratulations to Elizabeth Webber! (Raffle proceeds to go toward a jump for the Riding Academy) Silent Auction: Ridgefield donated $500 to Circle of Concern as well as an overflowing box of can goods! Thanks to everyone who made this possible. Pictured Tracey and Sada Lindsey, pantry director for The Circle of Concern.
 

Ridgefield Memory CD: If you did not get your 2011 Ridgefield Picture Memories CD at the party, they can be ordered for $10 each by emailing Flo Anne. They are new and improved and have HEADS on all our people!

  SHOW  MEETING   The meeting is scheduled for 7pm on January 9th in the lounge. Join us for our 2012 plans if you are going to show or come if you are interested in what else the Riding Academy offers.

MOHJO  Year  End  Award  Banquet:   The banquet will be held on Saturday January the 7th at the National Equestrian Center. MHSA  Year  End  Award  Banquet:   The MHSA banquet is held at Peachtree in Columbia, MO on Saturday January 28th from 9am – 3pm. Cost is $30/person prior to deadline of January 20th, 2012. Tickets at door $35 per person. Details can be found online.

Referral  Winners!   Congratulations and Thanks to our referral winners Julie James and Mary Stillman. Make sure you contact Annie or Stephanie and pick up your gift!  
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**Please email Flo Anne at ridgefieldarena@gmail.com if you are planning on going to either of the banquets so we can get tables reserved and all sit together!**

Holiday Store Success!
Wow what a ride!!! The Chesterfield Mall store is packed up and I hope to ride my horses soon! Thanks to everyone for making our store a success. We signed up new customers, had discounted deals for current customers and had a blast with everyone that worked! Congrats to our highest selling team Jessica Krampe and Haley Sanders! Make sure you contact Annie and Stephanie for your prize.
 

BOARDER  INFO   So  far  so  good!    No  need  for  heat.    I  should  have  invested  in  the  heaters   years  ago!    We  would  have  missed  all  that  bad  weather!    
REMINDER:      You  MUST  have  waivers  signed  if  anyone  else  is  to  ride  your  horse.    Thank  you.     AS  THE  WEATHER  TURNS  COLDER  –IT’S  TIME  TO  BRING  OUT  YOUR  BLANKETS!   Be  sure  to  bring  your  horses’  sheets  and  blankets  out  to  the  barn  so  you  have  easy  access  to   them.      DO  NOT  hang  blankets  on  your  stalls.      It  becomes  a  hazard  as  the  tractor  moves  along   the  aisle.        There  are  hooks  provided  for  your  use  in  the  lost  and  found  area  by  the  lesson  tack   room.      Thank  you  for  your  cooperation.    

  Please  make  boarding  and  leasing  checks  payable  to:  Ridgefield  Arena.  
As  always,  any  notes  on  your  payment  checks  are  welcomed  in  order  to  help  Flo  Anne  apply  it  to  the  proper  invoice.        If  you   have  not  gotten  on  our  email  list  yet  or  know  someone  else  at  the  barn  that  isn’t  getting  our  emails,  contact  Flo  Anne  at   ridgefieldarena@gmail.com     To  contact  us  concerning  billing:    Flo  Anne,  ridgefieldarena@gmail.com  or  636-­‐227-­‐8337     Scheduling  questions/changes  636-­‐527-­‐3624   3

January 2012 Calendar
r i d g e f i e l d a r e n a @ g m a i l . c o m, H o r s e S h o w s, US Holidays, W e a t h e r
Sun 1 New Year's Day Mon 2 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons Tue 3 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons Wed 4 9 : 3 0 a m - Adult Lesso 6 s m - Lessons np 7 p m - Lessons Thu 5 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

Jan 2012 (Central Time)
Fri 6 MOHJO Banquet Sat 7

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9 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Show Meeting

10 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons

11 9 : 3 0 a m - Adult Lesso 6p n s m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

12 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

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16 Martin Luther King, Jr's Day 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

17 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons

18 9 : 3 0 a m - Adult Lesso 6p n s m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

19 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

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21 Irish Fox Show

22 Irish Fox Show

23 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

24 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons

25 9 : 3 0 a m - Adult Lesso 6p n s m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

26 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

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28 MHSA Banquet @ Columbia, MO

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30 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

31 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons

1 9 : 3 0 a m - Adult Lesso 6p n s m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

2 Groundhog Day 4 p m - Lessons 5 p m - Lessons 6 p m - Lessons 7 p m - Lessons

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