ETRA Therapeutic Pledge Ride a big success

Thank you to sponsors, supporters, riders, volunteers and the weather for making ETRA’s 28th Pledge Ride a success.

Twenty-two riders and steeds wandered up to three hours of trails and then enjoyed a BBQ back at the Coombs Fairgrounds. With your generosity we again managed to raise more than $8,000.

Congratulations to the first five pledge-amount winners, Barbara Smith, Randy Cowan, Catherine Mosher, Kathy Wilson and Nancy Gourlay. Again, a special note of thanks to the members of the Silver Spur Riding Club for partnering with ETRA in preparing and flagging trails and rental of Coombs Fairgrounds.

Thanks also to Cedar Horse Club, Seabreeze Riding Club and every pledge rider and non-rider; all of whom were part of the event’s success.

ETRA appreciates the generous prize donations from Buckerfields, Cuckoos Restaurant, Bridles & Bits, Shar-Kare, & The Trading Post. Food donations were complements of Tim Hortons, Parksville and Costco Nanaimo.

Lila Whitley

Pledge Ride Co-ordinator

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