Water jump - old jump perfect, new jump too full
Mosquitoes - close to zero. Few more at night.
Mowing - happening August 16
XC Courses coureses are limited to permanent jumps and minimal lower level jumps. please do not over jump. be aware of footing and fallen branches.
Rings - all three rings have excellent footing. Stadium jumps in the front ring. Jumps donated by the Society and Mt. Cheam Pony Club. DO NOT TOUCH THE POLES AND WINGS IN THE STORAGE SHED. TAMPERING WITH THESE WILL RESULT IN ALL STADIUM JUMPS BEING REMOVED FOR PRACTICE USE.
Footing - amazing footing at the park. little wet in some areas. please use your riding smarts.
Gatehouse - open. parking fees in effect. $5 per car. $10 per truck and trailer. Trailers must park in front parking lot.
Reminder there is NO overnight camping allowed in the park without park rental. Contact Island 22 Society for details.
Please check Facebook page for most upto date photos and info on park conditions.
Every single person who helps out down at Island 22 Horse Park, either for the event or throughout the year, is considered very special in our books.
Some of our volunteers are not even horse people: most are not horse owners. What they are, are lovers of
We have prided ourselves with having the greatest group of volunteers in the Eventing circuit and we aim to continue this tradition. All our volunteers are considered family and are treated as such. At the Island 22 Horse Trials in September every year we offer a special lottery draw for all our yearly and event volunteer members. We search throughout the year to provide the best prizes possible.
Event volunteers are always provided with a very flexible schedule, free BBQ tickets, a drink and a hug.
We are always looking for people who are willing to help us throughout the year with
We are also always on the look out for new blood for in the Island 22 Horse Park Group. Many of our members have been a part of the group from its thought conception 20 years ago and although it has been hard work we love this park and the people it has put us in touch with.
But please know that being a part of the Island 22 Group, though rewarding and fun, is a difficult job. We hold monthly meeting, that become weekly just before big events. Every member contributes something and works hard for the group. Working for the group can sometimes be emotional and stressful. We deal with many non ? horse issues that a lot of people are not aware of, as well as frustrating political issues as well.
No one in the group is paid and we are considered volunteers as well, although most of us tend to consider us all life time members.