Last updated: April 3, 2012
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To nurture and educate equine enthusiasts,
promote the conservation of green space and
encourage development of non-motorized trails
to enhance the community.
|Clean-up day at Cottonwood
Horse Park - Saturday, May 25th
at noon. Bring a goodie to share
and come paint, rake and set up
picnic tables and benches along
with various other projects.
|The annual Cowboy Cabaret will be held
Saturday, May 18th. 5 pm at Alice’s
Champagne Palace. Plan to present your
original poem or song and come for the live
and silent auctions of goods and deserts.
See the attached flyer for more details.
|The Grand Opening of the park will be held
Monday, Memorial Day, May 27th. Watch
the Calendar on the Calendar page for more
details as they become available.
|The annual Peninsula Fun Series Horse Show will
resume under a new name - Cottonwood Horse
Show – and will be held on July 20th. Check out
the attached flyer for more information. For the
class list, and entry form click here. There is
limited overnight space for horses so make your
reservation now. The tide is right for a beach ride
on the 21st so those of you from other cities
could make it a weekend get away!
A community that supports and appreciates the use
of Equine resources and benefits from the values
attained from the presence and use of horses in the
lower Kenai Peninsula.
|A BIG THANK YOU GOES OUT TO
All our SPONSORS who made it possible to make the land payment by June 1st, 2012.
KBEA appreciates all of you as you make it possible for so many to have a beautiful,
safe, friendly place to enjoy their horses or just have a nice picnic. See the SPONSORS
page for a list of the 2012 sponsors.
All who made the Annual Grand Opening on May 28th, 2012, a success. The riding
demonstrations were lovely and the kids enjoyed the pony rides and face painting.
There was yummy chili and corn bread provided by The Saltry. We were pleased to
have Senator Paul Seaton join us for the festivities. Go to the PHOTOS page to see
how fun it really was.
Everyone who made the Peninsula Fun Series Horse Show at Cottonwood Horse Park
on July 14th, 2012, a success. The support of all the people and businesses that
sponsored classes was also appreciated. Please see the SPONSORS page for a list of
the Horse Show class sponsors. View some great pictures on the PHOTOS page.
Kachemak Pony Club for using the Park throughout the summer for Camps, Clinics,
Events and Riding Lessons.What a joy to see the Park being used.
Sue Robinson, who worked hard as a board member from October 2009 to June 2012.
She created the challenging trail courses for the Peninsula Fun Show Series horse
shows and continues to lend her creative talents for the wonderful slide shows at many
of our events. She also did an enormous amount of research on improving the footing
at the arena. She will be missed on the board but thankfully she remains a very active
member of the association.
Chris Day, who worked hard as a board member from November 2010 to September
2012. She started the very challenging process of applying for the gaming permit
through the State of Alaska. She was the coordinator of the Peninsula Fun Show Series
horse show in Homer, this year, and did a fantastic job of seeing to it the kids had fun.
She has also been a major volunteer at the annual Cowboy Cabaret fund raiser. She will
be missed on the board, as well, but thankfully she too remains an active member of
Lindsey Blaine, who has started the Phantom Riders 4-H Club, for putting the park to
use with her new members. Check out her article in the 2012 Kachemak Bay
Equestrian News on the Newsletters page for more information on how to get involved.
Cass and John Crandall for the donation of the two beautiful cabins that will be put to
good use at the many functions held at the park. Check out the article in the 2012
Kachemak Bay Equestrian News on the Newsletters page.
To all of you who renew your memberships each year. You make it possible for the
park to remain a vibrant, active, successful asset to our community. To become a
member or renew your membership go to the Membership page.
|Kachemak Bay Equestrian Association
|Kachemak Bay Equestrian Association
|Equine enthusiasts working together to create a safe place for adults and children in the community, to learn to ride and care for horses.