Northern Suburbs Men’s Shed builds obstacles for Wanneroo Horse and Pony Club

Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts with Northern Suburbs Men’s Shed members (standing from left), Doug Martin, George Day, Peter Krynen and, kneeling, Ken Kingwell and Wanneroo Horse and Pony Club president Mike Agnew.
Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts with Northern Suburbs Men’s Shed members (standing from left), Doug Martin, George Day, Peter Krynen and, kneeling, Ken Kingwell and Wanneroo Horse and Pony Club president Mike Agnew.

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.

“We are very excited about this project and the partnership with Wanneroo Horse and Pony Club, which we see continuing for some time,” he said.

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.”

Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts attended the presentation and said the City encouraged and supported partnerships between community groups.

For more information about the Northern Suburbs Men’s Shed, email George Day at northshed@gmail.com, or for more information about Wanneroo Horse and Pony Club, call Mike Agnew on 0418 908 538.

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