Annual Meeting

Note that Registrations closed on  Tuesday, February 7th to give sufficient notice to our caterers.  If you’ve missed that deadline, but would still like to attend, call us at 888-520-9777 x2  or email: .

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2017 GVHS Annual Meeting

February 17-20, 2017

Grand Oaks Resort, Weirsdale, FL

VENUE: Grand Oaks Resort, 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, FL 32159

EVENT HOTEL:  Town Place Suites, 1141 Alonzo Ave., The Villages, FL  32162   t.  352-753-8686


Hampton Inn & Suites, Lady Lake/ The Villages, 11727 NE 63rd Drive, Lady Lake, Florida, 32162, USA TEL: +1-352-259-8246

Microtel Inn & Suites, Lady Lake, 850 South US Hwy 27/441, Lady Lake, Florida  32159 USA TEL: +1-352-259-0184



Friday, February 17, 2017

5:30 pm- 9:30 pm

WELCOME RECEPTION; HOSTED BY Shenandoah Gypsy Vanners, 2221 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, FL 32195,

** Please join us by the bonfire for Shenandoah’s signature Tipsy Gypsy cocktails and Barbara’s famous pit-roasted pig and all the fixin’s! **

Saturday, February 18, 2017Grand Oaks Resort

8:30 am    Performance Evaluation Seminar followed by GVHS Evaluations*

9:30 am    Suitability for Dressage; Tips for Dressage Beginners with Gillian Muir  (Participate with your GVHS horse)


9:30 am     Introduction to CDE competitions with Bob Giles (Demonstration followed by clinic with your GVHS horse)

11:30 am   Seminar: Equine Dentistry with Dick Spaseff

12:15 pm   LUNCH  ($15.00 per person)*

12:45 pm     Seminar:  Farrier, Kenny Knowlton

2:00 pm     Ranch Riding Obstacles & Mini-Competition with Liz Phillips (Participate with your GVHS horse)


Sunday, February 19, 2017Grand Oaks Resort

9:30 am  GVHS Annual General Meeting– 2016 Review & 2017 Plans- Members Only

10:45 am  Working Group Meetings/ Discussions including:  Showing & Awards, The Vanner,  2018 Annual Meeting planning.  This is an opportunity for members to get involved in planning and coordinating various activities and programs through the year.

11:30 am  SUNDAY BRUNCH ($16 per person)* and Gypsy Vanner Versatility Showcase

1:00 pm    Convene JUDGE’s TRAINING SEMINAR*– Bridge Room

Monday, February 20. 2017Grand Oaks Resort

8:00 am – 4:00 pm            JUDGE’s Training Seminar*

LUNCH & SNACKS provided

* Additional fee applies.