Membership Information for FVSA

Club functions consist of: Trail Rides, Play Nights, Horse Shows, Auctions, Socials, and other family activities.

Regular Meetings are held at 7:30pm at the clubhouse on the 1st Friday of every month.

Director's Meetings are held at 7:00pm at the clubhouse on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

A newsletter is mailed/emailed to members each month and keeps everyone informed of club functions and meetings.

Membership is open to all persons interested in horses. Most of our members own their own horses, but this is ~not~ a requirement.

We invite you to become a member of our Club!

Prospective New Members

Note: New FVSA membership applications are accepted only through May of each year.

Process for joining FVSA as a member

  1. Find a sponsor; you must have a current Fox Valley Member to sponsor you*
  2. Attend any General Membership Meeting before June with your sponsor
  3. Meetings are held the First Friday of each Month
  4. Attend the next scheduled Director's Meeting after attending a General Membership Meeting
  5. Meetings are held the Third Thursday of each Month
      At this meeting:
    • You must submit a membership application
    • You must submit your one-time initiation fee of $200
    • You must pay your yearly membership dues of $120
    • Dues will not be pro-rated regardless of when during the year you join
    • You must agree to meet minimum volunteer hours requirement
  6. Attend the next scheduled General Membership Meeting.
  7. Your club keys available at this Meeting with your deposit of $10
  8. Attend at least one more Membership Meeting during the year

* Sponsor must have been a member of FVSA for at least two years and be a voting member.
Sponsor responsible for acquainting new member with the grounds, rules, etc.

Additional membership notes

* If you are unable to retain your membership for any given year, you may leave the club in good standing IF you 1) submit a letter of resignation to the Board, 2) turn in your keys and 3) have your volunteer hours completed for the current year. Following these steps will allow you to re-join the club at a later time without paying the initiation fee again.

Required Volunteer Hours for all members

Husband, Wife, & Children 35 Total Hours
Husband & Wife 35 Total Hours
Individual Adult 17 Hours