Certified Horsemanship Association Welcomes New Executive Committee and Board for 2013

At the Certified Horsemanship Association International Conference in October in Oregon, CHA had participants there from 4 provinces in Canada and over 32 states!  At the annual meeting, this slate of officers was elected to lead CHA in the New Year. Welcome to the 2013 CHA Board of Directors!

Executive Committee:

President – Ward Stutz – American Quarter Horse Association – Amarillo, Texas

President Elect – Peggy Adams – PLA HorsePlay, LLC – Covington, Georgia

Vice President – Beth Powers – YMCA Camp Willson – Bellefontaine, Ohio

Treasurer – Jim McDonald – – Training in Harmony with Horses – Upper Falls, Maryland

Secretary – Tammi Gainer – Pegasus Farm – Alliance, Ohio

Immediate Past President – Brent Morgan – Magnolia Oaks Farm – Montevallo, Alabama

Returning Board of Directors:

Anne Brzezicki Middle Tennessee State University – Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Shellie Carmoney – Innisfree Equestrian Center – Howell, Michigan

Danvers Child – American Farriers Association – Lafayette, Indiana

Dr. Bob Coleman – University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky

Don Kleckner – D Bar H Ranch – Mountain Center, California

Darla Rathwell – Freelance Equestrian Journalist – Hay Lakes, Alberta

Terry Williams – Blanchester, Ohio

New to the Board:

Julie Fischer – Girls Scouts of Colorado – Allenspark, Colorado

The purpose of CHA is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the horse industry. CHA certifies instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities, publishes educational manuals, produces educational horsemanship DVDs and hosts regional and international conferences. For more information on the Certified Horsemanship Association, please visit http://www.CHA-ahse.org  or call 859-259-3399. 

To find a certified horseback riding instructor or accredited equine facility near you visit http://www.CHAinstructors.com