January News 2018 at NCH

Happy New Year!!


**New year, new signatures...Please sign and update all releases and client information sheets.  All boarders please print and return a completed boarding contract for 2018.  Lessors will need to update their lease contracts also.


***ALL decorations should have been removed from stalls by now!


Upcoming important dates:

January 15 - No school, extra lesson times available

February 3 - NO LESSONS  - Hunt Seat IEA Show prep

February 4 - NO LESSONS - IEA Horse Show

February 5 - Lessons with Heide ONLY



SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION: visit the website at www.ridench.com  for forms.  All questions can be emailed  to summercamp.nch@gmail.com


NCH Horse Show dates for 2018 are planned, we will have a horse show meeting for ALL riders planning on showing or looking for information on showing for the first time - SUNDAY, March 11th, location tbd.  

*Please plan to attend this important meeting for all show dates and information.  Riders that take a break during the winter months, will need at least 5 lessons prior to the first show.

NCH home shows are a great place to be introduced to horse showing for riders of ALL AGES and ABILITIES!!




-ALL invoices must be paid prior to the end of the month, unless arrangements are made via Amanda.  Board, Lessons, IEA and Show bills will be charged late fees.

-Riders must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to lesson time, for grooming and tacking.  Late arrivals may result in shortened riding time

-24 hour cancellation policy, no shows and late cancellations will be charged for the missed lesson

-In order to receive the lesson package discount, packages MUST be paid prior to the first lesson.  A credit card must be on file to receive the discounted price, 5 pack is $140.  5 pack paid after the first lesson is $160.  ALL packages not paid prior to the first lesson will receive an invoice via Square and  must be paid online.  Riders with unpaid invoices may be refused lessons.  NCH offers the option of keeping your credit card on file to be charged when a new package is due.  

-ALL lessons must be scheduled and canceled with Allie at 518-858-5472 or lessons.nch@gmail.com

-Farrier and show bills are posted on the board in the lounge, please check weekly to avoid late fees.

-The heated viewing lounge has chairs and a keurig, please enjoy watching your rider from there, NOT in front of the arena gate.  Remember no viewing from upstairs


-Please let me know if your riding will not be continuing or taking a break when their current packages is up.  We usually have a waiting list for lesson times.

-NCH has 4 trainers, we cannot guarantee the same trainer for every lesson, as trainers schedules may change

-Boarders are required to set up supplements, staff is not responsible for making them up





NCH offers lessons all winter long, unless you receive a text/email or phone call to cancel due to inclement weather conditions.  NO SHOWS will be charged.  We do not follow school cancellations!!  A facebook post will also be made to keep riders updated.


Please dress your riders appropriately for winter, even in the indoor arena, layers are best.  Winter riding pants, long johns, warm socks, winter riding boots, hats, warm riding gloves, and hand warmers!!!




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Happy Riding!