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USDF Award Winning Newsletter                    Updated 11/30/2017

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  2017 Issue 12 (3 MB               View Issue 12 Online


What's inside this month?

o   President's Letter

o   Searching for a Unicorn by Lauren Wade DVM
o   Equestrian Equilibrium, Exhaustion, or Exhilaration with
     Lauren Tisdale by Jessica Austin

o   Thank you outgoing Executive Board   
o   Welcome incoming Executive Board

o   Membership News & Member Zip Code Visuals

o   NODA  News, USDF News

o   Updated Calendar of Events, Classified Ads  

   Sponsors & Advertisers

Cover:   Lauren Wade and her handsome Unicorn, young Lord Burberry CCHA,
aka "Tommy", take a break from riding to check out the horses playing in the pastures.
Photo by Sarah Diggin

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NODA Newsletter Team
NODA publishes 12 newsletter issues annually which highlight equestrian events and news.
Packed with information valuable to NODA members and the equestrian community at large,
every issue includes articles, news, events, clinic reviews, and more!


Layout/Content Editor     April Woodward            440-463-2428
Layout/Content Editor     Open Position   
   Jessica Austin              330-614-5449

Reporter                            Regina Sacha Ujczo    216-390-3702
Advertising                       Jill Voigt                        216-346-2811
Classifieds                        Marcia Wrick                216-536-9495
Corral Magazine               Mosie Welch                330-618-5838

April Woodward, Newsletter Co-Editor  
April joined our Newsletter Team in November 2014.   Working closely with Rachel, she develops content, writes articles, and formats the newsletter.   She is a 2014 graduate of the University of Akron School of Law, and is a practicing attorney in Newbury, Ohio.  April and her family also own and manage Princeton Ridge Farms, a small boarding facility in Huntsburg, Ohio.  In her spare time, she enjoys retraining off-the-track thoroughbreds and preparing them for new careers, and also competes on her personal OTTB, a 2010 gelding named "Everybody Talks" (Gunner).  April and Gunner (pictured) are currently competing at Training Level, and also dabbling in lower level hunters shows and eventing.

Jill Voigt, Advertising Editor   

Jill joined the team in 2013.  She is the contact for all Advertisements in the newsletter and on the website, and she helps format the newsletter each month.   Jill enjoys taking photos and writing articles for the newsletter.  She is a college finance professor and, along with her family, owns and operates Rosewood Stables in Columbia Station.   Jill and her daughter Stephanie own four horses:  an Appaloosa, a Paint, a Quarter Horse, and a Dutch Friesian.


Marcia Wrick, Classifieds Editor  
Marcia joined the team in August, 2017.  She is the contact for all Classifieds for the newsletter and website.   Originally from Oregon, Marcia has lived in northeast Ohio for 25 years.   She works in the automotive Industry, and participates in autocross and road racing -- when she isn't riding her horse or going to a horse show.   She also enjoys freelance and content writing.


Jessica Austin, Reporter 

Jessica joined the newsletter team in July 2017.  She is a former nurse turned family medicine resident at University Hospitals Parma.  In her not so spare time, she has started pursuing her USDF Bronze medal with her mare, Whimsical R.  Together with her husband George, she breeds and raises warmbloods and Friesians.  The farm is also home to two dogs (Golden Retriever Tiberius and Great Dane puppy Scooby Doo), and two chickens. Jessica loves classical dressage and is excited to be sharing her passion for learning through writing articles for the NODA NEWS. 


Regina Sacha-Ujczo, Reporter   
Regina officially joined the team in 2014 although she has written numerous  ad hoc articles for NODA NEWS over the years.  She is a USDF Silver and Bronze medalist devoted to the pursuit of dressage excellence. She has attended the USDF L Program and has been an Adult Amateur Participant in the USDF Trainer/Instructor Certification Classes.  Formerly a VP for FedEx, she now leverages her communication and people skills as a Freelance Writer and Manuscript Reviewer, specializing in horse-related websites, clinic reviews, and articles. She enjoys writing for the NODA NEWS and was recently awarded first-place USDF recognition for a NODA article in 2014.   Regina owns two senior horses (Fabian and Arabella) and two dogs, (German Shepherd Therapy Dog, Rexton and Terrier mix rescue, Miss Dixieland.)  Regina is an organist/soloist at her local Church, AND she is married to a very supportive horse-husband Edy Ujczo!   

Mosie Welch, Corral Magazine
Mosie joined the team in 2012.  She is responsible for coordinating advertising and NODA's monthly article for "The Corral Magazine".  
She also assists with creating NODA Flyers for various events.   Mosie has dabbled in tabulating, equipment check, scribing, and writing articles for the newsletter. Her current dressage partner is a Friesian mare, Sietske, boarded at Shade Tree Farm. At home are husband Denis and a black Standard Poodle, Supai. When not at the barn you can find Mosie hiking, playing and singing bluegrass music, or gardening.


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