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Good reasons to attend an AGM!

National Vice-President Colleen Embree Jay addresses the 2005 AGM in Saskatoon. Marketing Committee Chair, Barb Daley, giving her presentation on the direction of 'branding' the association at the 2005 AGM in Saskatoon. She stands in front of a painting being auctioned for the Young Breeders.

Dr Larry Schaffer from Guelph University, gave an excellent workshop presentation on Quantitative Genetic Analysis, Indexing and BLUP scores at the 2002 AGM in Toronto. Guest speaker at the 2002 AGM in Toronto, was Canadian Dressage Team rider Evi Strasser who spoke on 'what to look for in the young dressage prospect'. She was joined by Kim Goodyear, Chair of the Dressage Canada High Performance Committee and Pauline Bosman also of Dressage Canada.

Ana Bateman, center, with the current slate of Directors accepting a beautiful collage by artisit Judy Wood, on her retirement as Office Manager after 7 years in the position. 2005 AGM in Saskatoon Jim Lishman, long time sponsor of CWHBA, presenting to Chris Gould a special award recognizing Touchstone Farm as the breeder of AZAR, by Arkansas, Azar was the overall hi-point Canadian Warmblood in the TD Jumper Development Series 2001. 2002 AGM in Toronto

Karl Krammer accepts the Achievement Award for dressage dressage horse Barbarassa, bred by Krammer Warmbloods, from Awards Chair Patricia Carlson at the evening dinner 2003 AGM Calgary. Michael Rabe accepting his year end award from President Chris Gould. 2005 AGM in Saskatoon

Who says an AGM can't be fun! One brave member dons a costume for the evening entertainment at the 2002 AGM in Toronto. More members enjoying themselves at the evening function at the 2003 AGM Calgary.

2003 AGM Calgary - members bidding on the Silent Auction. 2003 AGM Calgary on Saturday evening at the historic Heritage Park, Millarville outside of Calagary - members rugged up to enjoy a tour in horse drawn wagons.

Highlight of the Saturday evening at the 2006 AGM in Quebec City was a Tour of the Ice Hotel. This magnificant structure is built annually with 12,000 tons of snow and 4,000 tons of ice. It boasts 32 rooms and suites, all masterpieces of design, where visitors can actually stay .... brrrrr. The complimentary vodka in ice shot glasses was definitely a 'gut' warmer! 2006 AGM in Quebec City - after visiting the Ice Hotel, a sumptuous buffet was held at the Duchesnay, a beautiful resort 30 minutes outside Quebec City.

A National Inspectors Clinic was held after the 2005 AGM in Saskatoon, evaluating both mares on the triangle and chute jumping using techniques brought back by Stud Book Committee member Jennette Coote from an international WBFSH symposium. 2005 in Saskatoon, National Inspectors Clinic held the Monday after the AGM at Ebon Stables.