Next SSC Meeting
Friday May 2, 2014
Board Meeting at 7:00 pm
General Meeting at 7:30 pm
Meetings held at Clubhouse
Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend!!
Next Stonybrook Event - Deena Fries Barrel Clinic May 17, 2014 @ 9 am
JPR @ Northmoreland Park May 18, 2014
Scroll Down For 2014 List of Events
April 6 Fun Show
Thank you to everyone who came out and participated and/or volunteered at our first Fun Show of the year. We had a beautiful day for it. Everyone had a great time and it looks like we are going to have a wonderful year ahead of us! We look forward to seeing everyone at our first Open Show of the year on June 1!
Click on the link above for the application, directions, and waiver.
Our first JPR is May 18 @ Northmoreland Park. Judges and stewards are still needed if anyone is interested in earning Stonybrook Bucks. Contact Pat Morris, 724-882-1842 or Christine Caffazzo, 412-953-0051 for information on volunteering. Riders and horses can enjoy a ride through this beautiful park, with some obstacles along the way. At the end we will hand out awards to the best of the best! This year we will also have Dr. Michael Savko, a Certified Animal Chiropractor, who is Internationally Certified in the VOM healing technologies. He will be at the pavilion beginning at 12:30 and will do a Q & A and Demo starting around 3 pm.
Memorial Day Parade
Would you and your horse like to appear in the Penn Hills Memorial Day Parade? Stonybrook is looking for any riders that would like to take part in the annual parade. Please contact Jayne Lott, 412-805-9031, if you are interested.
Stonybrook is hosting two clinics in the next couple months. For all of our barrell racers out there, we have Deena Fries coming out on May 17. And for all of our jumpers out there, we have Lauren Prisuta coming out on June 8. Scroll down to our list of events for contact information if you are interested in signing up. Spaces are still available, but filling up fast, so call today!
Calling all former members of Stonybrook! We want you back! Stonybrook is offering $5 off membership dues for any previous members from 2012 or earlier. Click here for your 2014 Membership Application. Please include a committee you would like to help out with on your application. Join us at our March meeting or e-mail us for more information! And Welcome Back!
We are asking all members to please volunteer for at least one committee to help out for 2014. You can read more about each committee in our February Newsletter. Remember, all time you spend volunteering for Stonybrook earns you "Stonybrook Bucks" you may use to bid on items at the Year End Award Banquet. Please choose a committee from the following list:
Click here for your 2014 Membership Application. Please include a committee you would like to help out with on your application. Mail your application along with a check to our P.O. Box or drop it off at one of our meetings. May is the deadline for all renewals, but you can still turn your application in at any time.
2014 List of Events
May 17 - Deena Fries Barrel Clinic, 9 am
(Contact: Nicole Cammuso, 412-607-3831)
May 18 - JPR @ Northmoreland Park
(Contact: Pat Morris, 724-882-1842 or Christine Caffazzo, 412-953-0051)
May 29 - Kick Off Night, 5 pm
June 1 - Open Show, 9:30 am
June 8 - Basic Horsemanship Hunter Equitation including Jumping Strategies Clinic with Lauren Prisuta
(Contact: Mary Lynn Fentress, 412-767-5750)
July 3 - Kick Off Night, 5 pm
July 6 - Open Show, 9:30 am
August 14 - Kick Off Night, 5 pm
August 17 - Open Show, 9:30 am
August 24 - Flea Market/Tack Swap @ Stonybrook, 9 am - 1 pm
(Contact: Jayne Lott, 412-805-9031)
September 5 - Kick Off Night, 5 pm
September 7 - Open Fun Show, 9:30 am
September 14 - Rain Date for any cancelled show
October 19 - Fall JPR @ Deer Lakes Park
Year End High Point Awards Banquet - TBA
Stonybrook Saddle Club is an organization that has offered equestrian activites for all ages and riding styles for the past 50 years. Mounted or un-mounted this is the club for you!
Stonybrook hosts a Judged Pleasure Ride in the spring and fall, 3 Open Horse Shows and 2 Fun Shows in the summer. Our show classes include Peewees, Juniors, Novice Walk-Trot, Seniors, Open, English, Western, Hunter, and Games. We offer a wide variety of classes for all breeds and levels of rider. Quality Judges, Ribbons and High Point Award offered at every Show.
Want to earn some Bucks? How about some Stonybrook Bucks! Stonybrook Bucks are awarded to club members who volunteer their time at any and all club events. Every club member has the chance to earn Bucks. Some changes have been made to the Stonybrook Bucks outline, so be sure to check it out. And remember, it is your responsibility to keep track of your points to redeem at the end of the year.
Our beautiful 16+ acre club grounds are situated on Clements Road in Plum Boro. We have a heated clubhouse with a kitchen, large area for parking horse trailers, with some electrical hook ups. Our outdoor arena is 136 ft x 236 ft, lighted with very good footing consisting of sand and top soil. Club meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the 1st Friday of the month, April through November at the clubhouse. At our End of the Year Awards Banquet in November, we recognize high point winners from our shows, enjoy great food and raffle.
Benefits of being a member of Stonybrook Saddle Club:
Remember this is your club, and we welcome your input and feed back. Our goal is to maintain a safe, friendly, family atmosphere. So, you are welcome to visit the facility to see if it meets your needs. Contact us through our Stonybrook Facebook page.
Enjoy the website and come and join us at any meeting, we would love to meet you.
President - Nicole Cammuso
Vice President - Jayne Lott
Treasurer - Kristine Weaver
Recording Secretary - Marylynn Fentress
Corresponding Secretary - Becky Gunther
Alternate Board Member - Jean Crofutt
This year, all members are required to obtain a sponsor in order to qualify for year end awards and Stonybrook Bucks. Sponsorship options and the application are available in the form above.
Members will also be required to work a minimum of 1/2 hour each show they participate in plus 5 hours per year of other work in order to be eligible for year end awards or Stonybrook Bucks.
HorseLoverz.com is a new corporate sponsor! For extraoridnary products and prices check out the link above. Let them know you heard about their website through Stonybrook!
Click on the link above to print out an order form for your very own Stonybrook Shirt. We are offering v-neck and polo shirts this year in a variety of colors starting at just $13! All orders must be in by April 30.
Don't want to wait for yours? We still have some shirts left over from last year. Come by the clubhouse during a show or meeting to purchase one.
Stonybrook Saddle Club has partnered with Murry Highlands Pony Club. Murry Highlands Pony Club will be holding mounted meetings at Stonybrook once or twice a month. They are accepting new members if you are interested. Or if you want to come check it out first, it is free to audit. Click on the link above more information.
Volunteers are needed to help out at the shows. Help will be needed in the entry booth, working the gates, setting up and taking down obstacles for classes, announcing, Stonybrook Cafe, etc. Volunteers also needed to help at the Judged Pleasure Rides. Contact Marylynn Fentress (412) 767-5750 if you or somone you know if interested in helping out. Points toward Stonybrook Bucks will be given out to all members that volunteer any of their time.
Thank you to It's All Clean Inc., Mobile Pressure Washing and Paul Kennedy for coming out to clean our bathrooms for the April 6 Fun Show.
We still need sponsors for many of our classes and if anyone is interested in getting your name or business on a banner, we are accecpting sponsorships for banners that hang on the arena fencing during shows and events. And it is never too late to become a member and take advantage of all the great benefits Stonybrook has to offer.
Looking for great deals on all your horsey and pony related needs? Check out the link above for awesome deals and sales!
2014 Stonybrook Saddle Club Sponsors
Transmissions by Lucille
Cooper's RV Center Inc.
Altmeyer's Western Wear & Trailer Sales, Inc.
Robert E. Verner Contracting
Class #1 - In Honor of Little Joe Starbuck's 25th Birthday
Interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2014 Season? Click on the link below for a sponsorhip application or send us an e-mail for more information.