Thursday, 12 May 2016 13:28

Horse Racing Alberta is #RacingToHelp the Fort McMurray Equine Community!

Written by Julie Brewster
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Horse Racing Alberta has offered to collect cash and horse care/tack donations at the Learning Centre at Northlands Park.

Donations

The Alberta Equestrian Federation has taken on the role of receiving funds, coordinating drop sites for items and will be ensuring that all funds and items received goes directly to horse owners that have been affected by the Fires in Fort McMurray and area. Horse Racing Alberta is happy to be #RacingToHelp!

Donation of Funds

Cash donations can be made at the HRA Learning Centre (located across the street from the Stable Gate at Northlands Park) Monday – Friday: Noon to 4pm.

Donation of Items

Items will be required in the weeks and months to come. The below list contains items that horses and other livestock will need in order to make it through summer. Items should be new to avoid the spread of disease.

  • Water buckets and/or Feed tubs
  • Halters and leads
  • Fly spray, Fly sheets
  • Vet wrap, Gauze, Telfa pads
  • Topical ointments (polysporin, dermagel, and furazone), Wound cleaning (betadine and chlorhexidine)

Contact Theresa with Horse Racing Alberta at 403-540-8707 to drop off horse care items or for more information.

About Horse Racing Alberta

Horse Racing Alberta (HRA), is a private not-for-profit corporation that was established with the Alberta Governments proclamation of the Racing Corporation Act in 1996. 7,000 people are involved in the racing industry at 400 farms and ranches and at race tracks in the province.

Contact:

Horse Racing Alberta Learning Centre
(across the street from the Stable Gate at Northlands Park)
11445 79 Street
Edmonton, AB T5K 2L9
Theresa Sealy - 403-540-8707
Julie Brewster - 403-507-9972

 

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