Lochside Arena is all set to play host to a wide variety of events this summer.
Lochside Arena, on the Lochs Road south of Stornoway, is a community run facility and the volunteer board who are entrusted with the management of the operation are thrilled to be able to work with the members and other volunteers to offer a series of exciting events over the next few months.
May has already seen the second British Dressage event and with 47 entries, it was once again a huge success, following the first very successful event of this type in March. The next British Dressage event is being planned and looks set to take place in the early Autumn.
June will welcome Julie Frizzell. Julie is a Grade IV para rider, graded by the FEI and she is registered with the FEI as an international competitor. Julie has had a number of successes with 'Stan' her quirky little horse, culminating in 2 national Para Dressage titles this year (BD Winter Championship and Hickstead Para Championship) and being selected to ride for Great Britain in July 2014.
Julie will offer a demo on Friday 12th of June, the event will commence at 7.00pm. The cost is £5 for members, £7.50 non-members and children under 12 are free. Concessions apply. Booking not necessary and payment can be made on the night, if you do wish to book in advance at please so do at www.lochsidearena.org
Late June will see a first family fun event, to kick start the Summer holidays. More details will be confirmed and everyone should keep a close eye on the Lochside Arena website for more info or on our facebook page.
All money raised from events is used to fund improvements to Lochside Arena. The facility requires ongoing maintenance and there are plans in place to improve the arena surface for users in the near future.
Lochside Arena is a community run facility and offers a range of events and activities to members and also non-members. The facility is used for a range of activities/sports. For more information visit www.lochsidearena.org