The Payson Horseman's Association isedicated to bringing equine enthusiasts together to socialize with each other, to protect trails, preserve human and animal rights and to benefit us individually with knowledge, love and enjoyment of our equine friends.
The group is involved in educating members about the latest health research, developing and mapping new areas and existing trails for the enjoyment of all.
Two PHA members, Jane Ericson and husband, Ron Keller,ave recently received awards from the Town of Payson for their work in trail development and mapping.Another PHA member, Kari Wegenke of Patterson Farms,as just been voted one of the 10 best young riding coaches in the United States.
Other members are very active working with the Town of Payson in planning for the continuing development of the multi-event center.
Meeting for March will be held on Wednesday the 12th, 7 PM at Tiny's Restaurant on Hwy 260 East and will feature an equine dentist.Effective April 2008, meetings will move to the second Thursday of the month at Tiny's Restaurant, 7 p.m.
Payson Horseman's Association
Officers: President, Pat Kolasinski - 928-468-6509; Vice President, Shirley Armstrong; Secretary, Frances Fork; Treasurer: Faye Hoppenrath; Primary contact, Bill Mennen - 928-970-0236
Web site: www.paysonhorsemansassociation.com
Group purpose: "Dedicated to bringing individuals together to protect our trails, preserve our human and animal rights and to benefit us individually with knowledge, love and enjoyment of our equine friends."
Meetings: The association meets every second Thursday of the month, at 7 p.m. at Tiny's Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260.
Members at large: Joanne Bergman, Lois Judd, and Jill Ridley.