Horseriding Trail Blaze Fundraiser

Organization Sponsor: Camden Stables

Organization Partner: Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation

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Program Description

Once a year Camden Stables hosts a trail ride to raise funds for a local charity. People can walk or ride. Horses are donated to riders and the stable staff participates as guides. Following the ride Camden Stables hosts a BBQ and Corn boil around outdoor fires. This event is enjoyed by all and many families participate.

Program Approximate Cost: 

free

Funding Sources: 

Camden Stables

Strategies For Sustainability: 

This events is free and is a unique in that it uses horses. People really enjoy this event because it is different.

Impact Of Program: 

About 20-30 families participate in this fundraiser and several thousand dollars are raised.

Evaluation Tools: 

Feedback from the community and participants.

Key Elements Towards Success: 

This event is successful because it is fund raising for a local charity. A lot of people volunteer and donate food and prizes which helps make this event enjoyable.

Challenges To Meet Them: 

The weather for outdoor events is always a challenge. Rain day is also choose. The event is advertised in local papers .

Length and Stage of Project: 

This project began in 2004 and has become a local annual event.

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