NEWS ARCHIVE - 2015

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Society Notice - Mr Ken Brown

It is with deep regret that we inform our Members of the passing of Honorary Member, Mr Ken Brown. Ken was instrumental in the formation of the Australian Stock Horse Society and was one of its foundation Members. He was a prominent breeder and his horses have competed successfully in most disciplines including in the campdraft arena, in the show ring and on the polocrosse field. He will be sadly missed.

Ken passed away in the early morning of Wednesday, 2nd December 2015.

General Manager Appointed

David Wilson and the Board of the Australian Stock Horse Society Ltd are pleased to announce the appointment of David Gatwood as the new General Manager.

Mr Gatwood commenced duties from Monday, 19th January and recently relocated to Scone with his family from the northern suburbs of Sydney.

“I am thrilled to have been appointed and excited to lead a passionate and talented team who are dedicated to providing exemplary service to our Members.”

“I look forward to partnering with the Board and growing our already healthy membership by strongly promoting the profile of the Australian Stock Horse, both nationally and internationally.”

Mr Gatwood said he was initially focused on understanding the business model and very keen to attend events.

“We are a membership based organisation and I look forward to meeting with our Members and hearing their ideas on how we can improve the Member experience.”

Mr Gatwood has spent the past 20 years of his career in a variety of Sales Leadership and General Manager roles in the Financial Services industry with American Express and Diners Club International.

To download the Official Media Release please click here.

2015 Australia Day Membership Draw

Congratulations to Mr Peter Adams of Lakes Entrance, (VIC Australia), the winner of our 2015 Australia Day Membership Draw, we hope you enjoy your $250 ASHS Gift Cards.

2015 Membership Renewal Early Bird Draw

Members who renewed their Membership successfully for 2015, before the 19th December 2014 were entered into a weekly draw to win a $250 ASHS Gift Card.

Congratulations to the Early Bird Draw winners, we hope you enjoy your $250 ASHS Gift Cards.
Week 1 Winner -
Mrs Lynnette Ross of Erina (NSW Australia).
Week 2 Winner - Mr George Caffyn of Berkshire Park (NSW Australia).
Week 3 Winner - Mr David Tattam of Bollon (QLD Australia).
Week 4 Winner - Mr Bruce Cosh of Injune (QLD Australia).
Week 5 Winner - Mr Brent Tyler of Wellington Mills (WA Australia).
Week 6 Winner - Mr Don Youles of Kilcoy (QLD Australia).
Christmas Eve Draw Winner - Mrs Joanne Pratley of Bullsbrook (WA Australia).

You can still renew your Membership online by clicking here. Please update your contact details correctly if necessary, including any linked Members on the ‘Member Details’ page BEFORE renewing Memberships. Alternatively you can renew by completeing and returning your 2015 Membership Renewal & Waiver that was posted early November.