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Riding for Oz
Casey Tonkin and Rebecca Chave, July 26th, 2018

Riding for Oz

There is a cliché that every little girl will incessantly pester her parents for a pony only to be left disappointed, ponyless and with one more experience to prove that no one gets everything they want. But for 16 year old Lucy Blenkiron the dream came true. Lucy, from Springton, has recently returned from competing in China to demonstrate the strength of Australian riders to the Chinese. Even though she did not get to ride with her regular equine... Read Article

Hear, Hear
Alyssa McKellar, July 19th, 2018

Hear, Hear

There are hundreds of dogs around Australia who wear an orange bib with the words ‘Lions Hearing Dogs’ emblazoned on them and they are changing people’s lives. Similar to guide dogs who help people who are visually impaired, hearing dogs help people who are deaf or have some form of hearing loss (including those with Cochlear implants) by alerting them to sounds around the home that the recipient can’t hear. Imagine not being able to hear your smoke alarm... Read Article

Sled Action
Casey Tonkin, July 05th, 2018

Sled Action

Dog-sled racing might seem as out of place in Australia as a Jamaican bob-sled team. However, you might be delighted to learn that Australian dog-sledding is a popular sport for our four-legged friends and their minders. The Australian Sled dog Sports Association holds races all over the country throughout winter and is having its national championships in the Mount Crawford forest this month. For the last nine years Renee Hennessy has been participating in the canine friendly sport. Her team of... Read Article

Ride Dirty
Samantha Smith, June 28th, 2018

Ride Dirty

Over three glorious days you could take in all the natural beauty Adelaide Hills has to offer while getting your fitness levels up. Bicycle SA and Forestry SA have teamed up to create the Dirty Days Mountain Bike Series. The inaugural series will be held across three locations: Mount Crawford on Sunday, July 1, Kuitpo Forest on Sunday, August 12 and Cudlee Creek Forest on Sunday, September 16. “This is the first event working with Forestry SA –... Read Article

Have a Ball
Samantha Smith, June 21st, 2018

Have a Ball

It’s time to roll up your sleeves and get digging through the countless items in your nearest op shop to find the perfect outfit to tear up the dance floor for the Harrogate Hall Op Shop Ball. The Hall will be host to a night of eclectic outfits and music for all ages and from various eras. The Op Shop ball is a social event as well as a fundraiser. The original Harrogate Hall was built in... Read Article

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