Edinburgh Kiltwalk 2018
Equi-Power is hosting the 2018 Edinburgh Kiltwalk on Sunday, September 16th. The walk starts in Holyrood Park and finishes at Murrayfield Stadium, with three separate courses available to try out. For more information on this event and to sign up, visit https://www.thekiltwalk.co.uk/events/edinburgh-2018/
Annual Stirling Agricultural Show – Saturday 9th June 2018
On Saturday 9th June Equi-Power will have a stand at the Annual Stirling Agricultural Show, which takes place at Blackgrange Field in Blairlogie, Stirling. The field is located on the A907 and a map of the location is available here: www.equoevents.co.uk/Venues/View/308 More details about the Show can be found at www.stirlingshow.co.uk
Fund Raiser at Ace Adventures
Help raise funds for Equi-Power by going white-water rafting at Ace Adventures with our very own Mrs Broon! She needs 39 people to join her – all you need to do is turn up and have a measly £100 in sponsorship. Contact her on firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place and please share with any brave souls you know that might be up for the challenge!
Equi-Power at The Helix
Equi-Power will be providing a display at the Horse Power event at The Helix in Falkirk. We will also have a stand at the event – volunteers interested helping out for a couple of hours should contact email@example.com
Ceilidh – 18th Feb
A fundraising evening of ceilidh dancing with music by the Skelpit Lug Ceilidh Band to support the Riding for the Disabled Association presented by Equi-Power – a new charity which is a member group of the RDA. A dedicated and hard-working team of trustees, volunteers, and sessional workers launched services in the local area in April 2016. In the first 6 months of operation horse riding, equine assisted learning, and equestrian vaulting opportunities were provided for 48 people, and active volunteers increased from 8 to 25 people. Fundraising helps subsidise the costs of services to disabled adults and children. Details of events and activities can be found on facebook or www.equipower.org Great Raffle prizes and a bite to eat included.
Tartan Warriors name Equi-Power as Charity Partner for its October 2016 event
Following the success of our trustee Evelyn Lapsley at their last event, Tartan Warrior have created an other amazing family friendly Obstacle Course Race to provide a fun event for all the family. The 5k course is set in the stunning surroundings of Devilla Forest making use of their well maintained forest trails. Equi-Power is delighted to be the charity partner for this exciting event. You can find full details at http://www.entrycentral.com/TartanWarriorOCRKincardine or keep in touch via the Equi-Power and Tartan Warriors Facebook pages.
Car Boot Sale Sunday 8th May
CAR BOOT AND TABLETOP SALE Sunday 8th May Throsk Community Centre 10am till 1pm £10 per table Please help raise funds by bringing along- Equestrian goods, Bric a Brac, Home Baking, Art and Crafts To book a space contact Joyce – 07807 269708
Getting back in the saddle…..
Huge thanks to Equibuddy for the loan of their wonderful horse Jaffa. He’s settled in very well and already has a busy schedule and an enthusiastic fan club of adult riders. We still have a few opportunities for equestrian vaulting for people 5 years and over at Shiresmill on Saturday afternoons on 26th March, 2nd & 9th April. If you, or a family member, are interested in getting back in the saddle, please complete an application form and we’ll put you on the waiting list and let you know when we can offer some riding or vaulting. Please email Helen Kallow on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and an application form.
Get voting at Waitrose
EQUI-POWER is one of the three charities selected by Waitrose Stirling in March 2016 – the more votes we get, the more money we get – so please get shopping and get voting! Update – April 15th – Equi-Power received the most votes and we will be awarded £500. Thanks to everyone who voted and to Waitrose!
Zumbathon – Saturday April 9th
Hayley Ness is organising a fund raising Zumbathon on Saturday April 9th in the Temple Hall Community Centre, Kirkcaldy. Hayley says “Please PM Lucy Burborough if you’d like a ticket. They are £8. There will be goodies (cake!) and some fantastic raffle prizes too. Raffle tickets available to buy on the day” Update – April 15th – A generous £300 donated to Equi-Power by the organisers. Thanks to everyone who gave prizes, bought tickets and danced!
Tartan Warriors – 26th Mar
http://www.tartanwarrior.com/ Free chance to take part and lunch bag for anyone who is able to Marshal on the day. They are trying round up 20 bodies to help on the day. Any chance you could help and round up a few chums?