SHC COMMUNITY INITIATIVES
The SHC SA is committed to helping out the horse community where possible and have a number of initiatives to recognise and support events in the community.
- Royal Adelaide Show Sponsorship
- Agricultural Show Sponsorship
- 2009 Victorian Bushfire Fundraising
- 2011 QLD Flood Fundraising
- 2015 SA Sampson Flat Bushfire
ROYAL ADELAIDE SHOW SPONSORSHIP
The SHC-SA is proud to give back to the sport of hacking and are the Annual sponsor of the following classes at the Royal Adelaide Show each year.
- RESERVE CHAMPION SMALL SHOW PONY NE 12.2HH
- CHAMPION SHOW HUNTER HACK OVER 15HH
We are proud to give back to our sport by supporting classes at the show that our members support.
2014 Royal Adelaide Show (above)Reserve Champion Show Pony ne 12.2hh - pictured above
(Picture on the left)2014 Royal Adelaide Show - Champion Show Hunter Hack HP Beautiful Encounter being presented by SHC Snr Volunteer of the Year - Al Sellars
AGRICULTURAL SHOW SPONSORSHIP
The Show Horse Council of SA Inc. supports local Agricultural Shows at grass root level to encourage the sport of hacking.
SHC SA Inc. is the main sponsor of the 2015 SHC SA Young Judges Competition being held at the 2015 Murray Bridge Agricultural Show.
We have also been proactive in supporting the separation and equal competition of show hacks and show hunters and have donated championship sashes to be used for Show Hunter ring at Agricultural shows that have struggled to provide them for the competitors.
CONGRATULATIONS TO TESS WILLIAMS (WINNER) & KEELEY RAYSON (RUNNER UP) OF THE 2015 SHC SA YOUNG JUDGES COMPETITION HELD AT THE 2015 MURRAY BRIDGE AGRICULTURAL SHOW.
YOU ARE NOW QUALIFIED TO COMPETE IN THE FINAL FOR THE YOUNG JUDGES TO BE HELD AS PART OF THE 2016 SHC SA HOTY SHOW
2009 VIC BUSHFIRE SHC-SA FUNDRAISING & DONATIONS
Show Horse Council SA ran a fundraising Hack show in June 2009 and raised over $500 which was donated to bushfire victims and horse owners affected by the fire via the Victorian Horse Welfare Group "Project Hope".
We also took donations of second hand items that were shipped to affected areas. SHC SA also made our own donation of a semi trailer full of chaff to the regions in Victoria affected by fire and needing livestock supplies.
We thank our members for their support and generousity.
2011 QLD FLOOD SHC-SA FUNDRAISING & DONATIONS
SHC SA once again was proactive in getting people on board to support the Flood victims in QLD.
We had $150 cash that was donated to the Premier Flood Appeal and many other material donations for people and animals affected by the flood that were dropped off at our SHC SA Show at Pegasus PC Grounds at Golden Grove.
We are astounded by how supportive our members are at getting on board to support others in their time of need - thank you!
2015 SA SAMPSON FLAT BUSHFIRE FUNDRAISING & DONATIONS
SHC SA once again was proactive in getting people on board to support our own state this time with the recent (Jan 2015) fire burning in South Australia at Sampson Flat.
We are astounded by how supportive our members have been at getting on board to support others in their time of need - we thank you for your generosity in giving back to the community!
SHC SA made a donation of a selection of different sized halters & lead ropes, approx. a dozen vet wrap bandages, and a bag of bandages for displaced, lost and injured horses.
Photo credit: Al Sellars
SHC SA WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND A HUGE THANK YOU TO PORTLAND FEED BARN (Ebonie Hope) for donating 2 pallets of Hygain Allrounder feed and a ute tray full of rugs, halters etc. Which are all being dropped off at Angle Vale for distribution to the affected parties from the 2015 Sampson Flat fire.
Thank you so much Ebonie Hope for her very generous donation! Please support this wonderful company giving back to the community.
Thanks also need to be extended to Bruce Frost from Weldgas (Portland) for freighting this all the way to Adelaide FREE OF CHARGE - It's great to see how people come together to help others in their time of need - Thank you Bruce and Ebonie.