North Curtin Horse Paddocks Land Swap – 9 May 2020

It is now 2 weeks since the agistees at North Curtin Horse Paddocks received a letter from the CEO of the National Capital Authority informing them that it had acquired two thirds of their agistment facility and they would have to leave in 2 years, unless they NCA decided to evict them earlier. Since then the President of the ACT Equestrian Association has written to…

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Bulldozer in the Zoo Pines – Update

After one hours work the dozer has been called away to cut fire breaks at the Tallaganda fire. No one knows when he will be back.  There will be an annoucement when he restarts work at the Zoo Pines.   Parks & Conservation have advised that there will be a bulldozer clearing the area between the southern fence of the Zoo and the pine plantation…

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Canberra Riding Club Turns 60

CRC is having a birthday May 5th 10am – 1pm They’d like you to bring along any little horsey friends who might be interested in visiting. They will have some unmounted activities for visitors and also club riders will be actively demonstrating or taking lessons themselves. They will have a big cake to share, lunch and drinks will be available and they’d love to have…

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Ginninderry BNT Route Alignment

With construction of the stormwater line which caused a detour of the BNT through the Strathnairn garden completed the BNT will soon be relocated to the original alignment as shown in the attached map. Ginninderry will have a big event, Springfest, on Saturday 28th October, with many cars expected on site, and it is recommended that riders avoid this part of the trail on this…

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ACTEA Needs Committee Members

ACTEA will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 14 June at the Raiders Club in Weston.  Apart from usual business of an AGM and  presenting awards to nominated candidates we will be looking to confirm a new Committee for the coming year. ACTEA does an enormous amount for the local equestrian community. Apart from running Equestrian Park through the Equestrian Park Management Group, the…

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