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  2017 Issue 8 (4 MB               View Issue 8 Online

What's inside this month?

o   President's Letter

o   July 9 Schooling Show Results & Photos
o   War of the Worm by Jessica Austin

o   "Everything Ends with a Release" (Jan Ebeling Clinc)
     by Jessica Austin

o   NODA Year-End Awards Banquet is Sunday, Nov 19
     Mark your calendars!

o   NODA  News, Member News, USDF News

o   Updated Calendar, Classifieds, Sponsors & Advertisers

Cover:   July 8, 2017
NODA Ride-A-Test Clinic
Clinician, Danielle Menteer,
with Leigh Mooney and J.D.
Photo by Erich Linder of
Erich Linder Photography

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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/Classifieds   Jill Voigt                        216-346-2811
Corral Magazine              
Mosie Welch                330-618-5838
(*) Classifieds                   Open Position   

Newsletter Staff Opportunity -- Classifieds Editor 

Be a part of our Newsletter team!  Responsibilities include gathering, formatting, and submitting monthly ads to the NODA News  newsletter Advertising Editors and NODA webmaster, as well as tracking stable listings.  Also responsible for forwarding all ads when received each month (after formatting and  prerequisites for ad completed) for posting on the NODA website.  This role requires only several hours each month and the hours are very flexible.   Our current Classified Ads Editor will assist with learning the position and responsibilities.   JOB PERK -- NODA Bucks for application of Year-End Awards are waived!   Interested?Contact Dee at 

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/Classifieds Editor   

Jill joined the team in 2013.  She is the contact for all classified advertising in the  newsletter and on the website, and NODA news advertising, and 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.



Jessica Austin, Reporter 

Jessica 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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