HR1: Celebrating the life of Sally Lamb.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 1
Celebrating the life of Sally Lamb.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 31, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb of Gordonsville, a respected leader in the horseback riding community in the Commonwealth, died on December 22, 2020; and

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb grew up in Culpeper County, where she attended Culpeper County High School, and she subsequently graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and

WHEREAS, in 1979, Sally Lamb and her husband, David, established Oakland Heights Farm in Gordonsville to preserve the history and heritage of the art of horseback riding and provide professional instruction to riding enthusiasts of all ages; and

WHEREAS, Sally and David Lamb have been involved with countless equine activities and endeavors, participating in horse shows, county fairs, local parades, and other events, and they have offered their expertise to the community on training, boarding, breeding, sales, hay production, and other aspects of the industry; and

WHEREAS, over the course of their career, Sally and David Lamb were trusted mentors to countless young people in the Gordonsville community; their son, Matt, followed in their footsteps as a horseman and runs the BLM Bull and Rodeo Company at Oakland Heights Farm; and

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb was a longtime regional representative and former president of the Virginia Horse Council and received the organization’s Horsewoman of the Year Award for her outstanding contributions to horseback riders throughout the Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb was an avid foxhunter and had served as a member of the Board of Directors at Bull Run Hunt Club and the Board of Governors at Keswick Hunt Club; and

WHEREAS, through Oakland Heights Farm, Sally Lamb has supported several charitable organizations, including the Wounded Warrior Project, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; in addition, she established the Four Horseshoes Youth Foundation to support underprivileged youths interested in horseback riding; and

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, David; her son, Matt; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Sally Lamb; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Sally Lamb as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for her memory.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 1
Offered January 12, 2022
Prefiled January 7, 2022
Celebrating the life of Sally Lamb.
Patron-- Freitas

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb of Gordonsville, a respected leader in the horseback riding community in the Commonwealth, died on December 22, 2020; and

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb grew up in Culpeper County, where she attended Culpeper County High School, and she subsequently graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and

WHEREAS, in 1979, Sally Lamb and her husband, David, established Oakland Heights Farm in Gordonsville to preserve the history and heritage of the art of horseback riding and provide professional instruction to riding enthusiasts of all ages; and

WHEREAS, Sally and David Lamb have been involved with countless equine activities and endeavors, participating in horse shows, county fairs, local parades, and other events, and they have offered their expertise to the community on training, boarding, breeding, sales, hay production, and other aspects of the industry; and

WHEREAS, over the course of their career, Sally and David Lamb were trusted mentors to countless young people in the Gordonsville community; their son, Matt, followed in their footsteps as a horseman and runs the BLM Bull and Rodeo Company at Oakland Heights Farm; and

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb was a longtime regional representative and former president of the Virginia Horse Council and received the organization’s Horsewoman of the Year Award for her outstanding contributions to horseback riders throughout the Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb was an avid foxhunter and had served as a member of the Board of Directors at Bull Run Hunt Club and the Board of Governors at Keswick Hunt Club; and

WHEREAS, through Oakland Heights Farm, Sally Lamb has supported several charitable organizations, including the Wounded Warrior Project, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; in addition, she established the Four Horseshoes Youth Foundation to support underprivileged youths interested in horseback riding; and

WHEREAS, Sally Lamb will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, David; her son, Matt; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Sally Lamb; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Sally Lamb as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for her memory.