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O'Halloran Hill

Centre Location & Contact details

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Site address and postal address:

3A Majors Road, O'Halloran Hill.

Rider & Volunteer Enquiries  Ph: 08 8296 6899

Provides horse riding only.

Sessions:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

 

Development of new site including arena

Thanks to many people and companies...

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Here are some of the people, companies, government departments and friends who have helped achieve the Vision so far:

  • The Hon. Jennifer Rankin MP, Minister for Disability Services, who granted $30,000 in January 2009. This was used to dismantle the indoor arena from the old Blackwood site, to be rebuilt at O'Halloran Hill. When the arena is finally rebuilt, our riders will again have all-weather shelter and shade, and won't have to miss lessons because it's too hot or too wet and windy.
  • The Taxi Council of SA - donation of $2,000
  • Access Cabs - donated $2,000
  • HomeStart Finance - Donated $20,000
  • Karidis Corporation - $5,000 donation
  • Blackwood Lions - $40,000 donation to be used to rebuild the covered arena (eventually)
  • Boral Products - reduced price for sand and mineral products used on site
  • Office for Recreation and Sport - grants for
    • Administration building ($31K, to be matched $for$ by RDA, including in kind)
    • Stables & General building ($100K, to be matched $for$ by RDA, including in kind)
    • Disability accessible toilet - Chemloo $6,600
    • Emergency grant towards power and water connection ($20K)
    • Arena surface ($18,000)
  • Marion Council - $2,000 donation towards a ramp
  • Australian Army Reserve 3rd Field Sqn for in kind work to the estimated value of $60K in 2009
  • Community Benefit SA - $8,000 for horse shelters
  • Springfield Small Charities - $10,000 towards a disabled access toilet
  • BankSA Marion branch - $1,000
  • Office for Recreation and Sport - emergency funding
    • $20K towards plumbing and power
  • Electel Resources - $2,500 donation
  • John Rekman - REKO's SKIP BINS - free use of industrial skips to take away site refuse on an ongoing basis
  • Kennards Hire - for donating use of "whacker" onsite December 2010
  • SAPOT training
  • Target Work students
  • Club One - $1,000 for gyprock (Admin Building)

Office for Recreation and Sport - $200,000 July 2012 (toward the building of an indoor arena) - see Chaff 3/8/12 below.

 chaff 441 3-8.12.pdf

Earth moves with the Australian Army

3rd Field Squadron volunteers share vision for riders

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Thank you to Australian Army 3rd Field Squadron based at Warradale for massive efforts to do roadworks at O'Halloran Hill in September 2009. Army volunteers working alongside RDA volunteers to help riders with disabilities.

Facilities for our Riders

What lies ahead

  • $60K to connect and install power and water
  • $40K or more to rebuild the indoor arena (thanks to Blackwood Lions for their donation)
  • Stable block to be built (funds to be raised).
  • Horse shelters have been erected in paddocks (purchased with a grant of $7,500 from Community Benefit SA - thank you)
  • Internal roads and tracks to be built

    All donations are appreciated, whether cash, in kind or labour.