The Society hired Sean Flynn to be their course designer. Sean also saw the potential and spent the summer working on District engineering drawings to create a course and park plan. Using Sean’s drawings the Society applied for a much more substantial provincial and federal grant to get started with.
The outpouring of help that was received from community, local dairy farmers, tree loggers, and the local army, was overwhelming.
To this day, the local community is still heavily involved in the Island 22 Equestrian Park. Without the generosity of our local dairy farmers, business owners, residence and fellow equestrian riders; Island 22 Equestrian Park would not be hosting the 35th anniversary Horse Trials this September 2023.