The Vermont Horse Council Board of Directors is asking that you take a moment to complete this survey to provide us with a better understanding of your interests regarding VHC meetings and programs. The survey is both easy to complete and very brief. It should take you only 5 minutes to complete. All survey responses are fully confidential. The insights from the survey will be used to help us develop meetings and programs that are supportive of our member’s collective interests.

* 1. I have attended a VHC meeting in the past

* 2. If you have attended in the past, did the meeting include information that was relevant and of interest to you?

* 3. Are meetings that provide information regarding what the VHC is doing/planning important to you?

* 4. Are meetings that provide information on what programs, events or clinics are planned important to you?

* 5. Do you prefer meetings that include a special guest or activity?

* 6. Would you prefer meetings that include food, such as a potluck or inexpensive paid luncheon?

* 7. What times would you prefer to meet?

* 8. Do you prefer in-person meetings vs. teleconference or other web-based meeting platforms?

* 9. What is your preference with regard to meeting locations?

* 10. If you have not attended a VHC meeting please indicate what has prevented you from doing so (please check all that apply)

* 11. Would you be interested in the following speakers/presentations (choose all that apply)

* 12. VHC Clinic Insights

* 13. Would you be interested in the following clinic topics (choose all that apply)

* 14. Have you attended a VHC Trail Ride?

* 15. If you have attended a ride, which one?

* 16. Have you used the Northeast Kingdom Equine (NEKET) trails or campsite?

* 17. Have you used the Groton trails or equine friendly campsites?

* 18. Have you downloaded trail map information from our website?

* 19. How interested are you in one-day group trail riding events?

* 20. How interested are you in multi-day group trail riding events?

* 21. In general, what would you like to see the VHC Board focus our energy and resources on in the year(s) to come?

* 22. How frequently do you visit the VHC website?

* 23. What type of information would be valuable to you to feature on the VHC website?

* 24. Do you obtain the VHC newsletter?

* 25. If yes, how valuable is the information featured in the VHC newsletter

* 26. What type of information would be valuable to you to feature in the VHC newsletter?

* 27. Please provide any additional comments regarding the VHC.

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