Welcome to

gainesville horseman's 

ranch owners association

amenities & acreage 

for horse people

Welcome to the website for the Gainesville Horseman's Ranch Owners Association, Inc. Here you'll find information about the Association, including important documents, like the Deed Restrictions (or Covenants), Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), ARC Submission Instructions, and a calendar of events including HOA and BOD meetings, agendas and minutes. We'll send out email alerts as information is added.

BOD Meetings

February 13, 2020
Regular BOD Meeting
Time: 7:00 P.M.

Location: GHROA ClubHouse

  • Standard Business:

    • Approval of previous meeting minutes: 

    • Financial Report:

    • Arena Committee Report: 

    • Trails & Common Area Committee Report: 

    • ARC Report

  • New Business: 

    • Reimbursements:

      • Peggy for flash drives made for Lara & Kathryn Quinn

      • Frost-proof faucet for RV site #2

      • Owner meeting snacks

    • Other items

      • HR Road Status

      • Road deficiencies due to January rain

      • BPE issues at NW creek crossing

      • Capital Improvement Projects

      • NorTex Tower Contract

  • Old Business: 

    • POA Attorney Selection/Agreement

    • Insurance

      •  D&O

      •  Property

      •  Liability

    • Non-Profit Status

    • CCR update

    • ByLaw review

    • Rules & Regs review

    • Conflict of Interest Policy

    • Common Area Transfer

      • Surveys

      • County involvement

    • Community Issues

      • Owner Survey & questions

      • Owner contact info & permission to share with other Owner

    • Owner Forum (to allow)

Owner Meeting

January 26, 2020
GHROA Annual Meeting
Time: 3:00 P.M.

Location: GHROA ClubHouse

Minutes from this meeting will be posted once accepted by the BOD



Responsibility for the operation of the Gainesville Horseman's Ranch Owners Association transferred from the Developer to the Association in the fall of 2016. In January of 2017, the Association elected the Board of Directors shown below. To help the Board stay on course, they have drafted a vision, mission and set of values for the Association. These principles will help guide the actions of the board as they execute their duties.   

Vision: We envision a community with an inspiring western lifestyle where we can enjoy the advantages of family, friends, neighbors, and horses.


Mission: Our mission is to:

  • Preserve the Horseman’s Ranch quality of life,

  • Foster a sense of community,

  • Increase value for Horseman’s Ranch owners through effective and efficient management of the Association and enforcement of rules and covenants, and

  • Support initiatives and capital improvements that benefit the greater good of the community.


Values: In our activities to achieve our vision and mission we value: integrity, fairness, consistency, common sense, participation, respect, and cooperation—all leading to a sense of community.

The Board of directors

Grady Dougless, President


Peggy Jackson, Vice President


John Scott, Treasurer


Veronica Williams, Secretary


Tracey Austin-Ivy, Ad Hoc Director


Architectural review committee (ARC )


John Scott, Chair​

Bart Ullrich

Grady Douglas

arena committee

Veronica Williams,Chair: secretaryghroa@ntin.net

Bart Ullrich: bullrich517@gmail.com

​Melissa Walker: redbluemel@gmail.com

Imelda Donnelly: vicepresidentghroa@ntin.net

Tracey Austi-Ivy: adhocbodghroa@ntin.net

Gainesville Horseman's Ranch Owners Association, Inc.

171 County Road 1262

Whitesboro, TX 76273

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