Community groups saddle up together
TWO community groups have leapt over the first hurdle in their cross country partnership.
Wanneroo Horse and Pony Club president Mike Agnew broached the idea of building cross country obstacles with the Northern Suburbs Men’s Shed, which jumped at the chance.
Shed members recently attended the club’s rally to present the first of the portable cross-country jumps, which riders were keen to test out.
George Day said the project supported the shed’s mission to improve the wellbeing of men through mateship and shared activities that add value to the community.
Mr Agnew said fostering relationships between groups demonstrated one of the club’s ideals.
“While WHPC encourages young people to learn about horse-riding and equestrian sport, it also strives to promote citizenship,” he said.
“We are very grateful to the Northern Suburbs Men’s Shed for working with us and providing these resources.”
For information about the shed, email email@example.com, or for the riding club call 0418 908 538.