ALHA Board Nominations 2024-2025

In line with the Articles of Association of the Australian Light Horse Association Limited, an election is required annually for the election of officers and other members of the Committee (Board of Directors). Positions being one (1) President, one (1) Vice President and one (1) Treasurer, along with 13 (13) Directors.

All nominations are to be returned to the Returning Officer in the prescribed time, with Voting to be carried out at the AGM.

ALHA Board Nomination – requirements

Those wishing to nominate please read below:

  1. Only current financial Members may nominate, or be nominated, for the election in accordance with the ALHA Articles of Association.
  2. A short bio and photo of the Member nominated, consisting of not more than one A4 page, must accompany the nomination (see form).
  3. All parts of the form must be completed.
  4. This form shall be lodged with the National Secretary at least fourteen days before the annual general meeting at which the election is to take place.
  5. All nominations for the position of Director or any other position on the Board must be received at the company office no later than the 4.00 pm on the 11 May 2024. They must be signed by the Nominee and 2 other Financial Members of the Association.
  6. The National Secretary will acknowledge receipt of this form. 
 

ALHA Board Nominations – 2024/2025

All further enquiries to the National Secretary Deborah Chalker – Email

ALHA Association Cup 2024

Keeping the traditions and skills of the Australian Light Horse alive.

The event will be held on Friday 7th June and Saturday 8th June 2024

This event will be hosted by 2nd Light Horse Plainlands Troop and held at the Laidley Showgrounds,
MacGregor St, Laidley QLD.

The venue will be the Laidley showgrounds with Friday for arrival and familiarisation and Saturday for the competition.
 
The showgrounds have available all shower and toilet facilities. It has a mix of stables and 4 panel yards to the number required. The cost (tba) will be for the Friday and Saturday nights.
The meals provided will be a sausage sizzle on Friday night as part of our meet, greet and briefing for Saturday. Saturday night will be a catered 2 course meal in the pavilion and our presentation evening.
 
The competition will be conducted as per ALHA rules with any changes at the discretion of the Chief Judge.
The event is open to all financial ALHA members.
 
Should you have any questions please contact Richard Steels.
Mobile – 0410 041 468 Email – [email protected]

2024 – ALHA Annual General Meeting & Board Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Australian Light Horse Association Limited will held on Saturday the 25th of May 2024 at 12.00pm. 

Following the AGM, the Director’s Meeting will be held.

Further information and details TBA.

VENUE:

West Tamworth League Club – 58 Phillip Street, West Tamworth NSW 2340 and online via ZOOM.

For any further details regarding the meeting please contact the ALHA Nat. Secretary Deborah Chalker

ALHA Association Cup 2023

Keeping the traditions and skills of the Australian Light Horse alive.

The event will be held on Thursday 19th October and Friday 20th October 2023

This event will be hosted by 1st Lighthorse Tamworth troop and held at the Manilla Showgrounds,
River Street Manilla, NSW.

Riders can nominate as a full troop, as an incomplete troop or individual and we will endeavor to match riders where required.

Nomination fees are all inclusive and provide for stabling, powered camping and meals as summarised on the following program of events.

For those interested in arriving early a .303 Rifle shoot will be conducted at a registered range on Thursday October 19. All wishing to take part in this element of the event must be appropriately licensed, provide their own weapon (.303 rifles only) and ammunition, agree to all requirements of the appointed Range Officer and pay the additional fees for nomination.

The event is open to all financial ALHA members.

Please follow link for the invitation and details:  ALHA Cup 2023 Invitation

For further information contact Mike Rowland
M: 0429 671 220     Email: [email protected]

VALE: Major General Warren Glenny AO RFD ED

 

 

   VALE: Major General Warren Glenny AO RFD ED

It is with deep sadness and regret that we notify our members and friends of the sudden passing of our Patron Major General Warren Glenny this afternoon.

Major General Glenny was the Association’s valued Patron for the past 7 years and his involvement and support during this time was valued by all.

On behalf of the ALHA Board and Members we extend our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers to his wife Gabrielle and their family.

He will be greatly missed by not only those who knew him but those his life impacted on.
Rest in peace Sir.

Membership Renewals and Applications

Dear Members

Please ensure that you use the updated forms and details on the website when making your membership payment, whether renewal or application.

ALHA – Membership Renewals

Any old forms that you have, will have the incorrect Bank details on them and your payment will not be processed into our account, and this will delay your membership being processed.

June Members Update

Members are reminded to please check your inbox or Junk/Spam folders for emails that have been sent to you this month. 

Key dates for this month:

  • 29 June 2023– Extraordinary Meeting for Board Elections and Notice of Motion. Members are reminded to register for this meeting as per the email sent to all financial members.
  • Membership Renewals 2023/2024 – are now due. Your current membership expires 30 June 2023, please follow directions in your email or go to our renewal page on the website.

Riverina and Southwest Slopes Light Horse Memorial Unveiling September 2023

Riverina and Southwest Slopes Light Horse Memorial Unveiling

13th September to 18th September 2023

Wagga Wagga NSW

The Light Horse Memorial Committee – under the auspices of the NSA of Wagga Wagga and District Inc. cordially invite Members of the Australian Light Horse Association to attend the events leading up to the unveiling and the Official Ceremony on Saturday 16 September 2023.

Registration is available by downloading this form: Click here.

For any registration details and further information contact: [email protected] 

ALHA 2023/2024 Membership Renewals are now due and payable.

Dear Members

Our 2023/2024 Membership Renewals are now due and payable by July 1

The ALHA Board acknowledges our members and troops participation and support in the past and hope that you will continue to be part of the Association this year and into the future. 

As a valued member, you are invited to renew your membership for the coming year.

Membership fees remain unchanged and are – 

  • Riding Member:  $85.00   Please note – A Riding Member is any member riding or leading a horse whilst participating in parades, ceremonies, displays or events.
  • ATA Tentpegging Riding Member:   $60.00   ALHA membership discount ONLY applicable to Current financial members of the Australian Tentpegging Association (ATA). Membership will be cross referenced with ATA to verify membership status.
  • Non-riding Member:  $60.00
 

Members – please be aware that due to Insurance requirements your renewal will now take at least 2 weeks to process. 

All renewal forms are to be completed and signed by the member, then returned online, via email (scanned copy) or post. After processing and clearing of payment your new card and receipt will be forwarded to you in due course. 
  • Members, please note the renewal form MUST be completed and payment received otherwise your membership renewal will not be processed.

Follow the below links to our online portal –

For those wishing to pay via EFT or Cheque/MO and send a hard copy by either email or post, these methods are still available by following this link to the ALHA Membership Renewals page.

The Jericho Cup Challenge 2023 – Expressions of Interest

Dear Members,     
 

The Jericho Cup Challenge will be held this year at Warrnambool VIC, on the weekend of Friday 1 December, Saturday 2 December and Sunday 3 December 2023

This is an invitation only event for financial members of the Australian Light Horse Association.

Interested members of the Australian Light Horse Association are therefore cordially invited to submit their Expressions of Interest to attend and participate in this event.

Nominations of individuals and teams for this event will close on 14 September 2023. 

Acceptance for this event will be notified in due course.
 
We anticipate five teams of riders who will be representing different states.
 
Any Members that are interested and would like to be part of this wonderful event please contact:
 
The Event Coordinator – Wayne Mills
Email or phone 0458 991 552 or 02 6779 1552, no later than Sept 14th.