Give feedback to equestrian strategy

Horse trainer Amanda Porter, one of many local equestrian service providers. Picture: Supplied 199846_51

Cardinia Shire Council has undertaken a review of the 2014 Equestrian Strategy and released a new draft Strategy for consultation on Tuesday 14 November.

Equestrian is a popular activity in Cardinia Shire with approximately 1,000 equestrian club participants and more than 20 clubs operating, in addition to informal trail users.

The Draft Equestrian Strategy 2023 – 2033 contains recommendations to:

-plan, deliver and maintain equestrian trails and facilities where they are most needed

-increase equestrian participation through improved access to trails and facilities, and better information about equestrian clubs and services

-enhance the promotion of equestrian trials and facilities, and partnerships that support activations, events and infrastructure.

The community can speak to the council staff and have their say on the new strategy at the following drop-in sessions:

-Friday 17 November, 3pm to 4pm, Cardinia Civic Centre, Officer

-Monday 20 November, 5pm to 6pm, Hills Hub, Emerald

-Wednesday 29 November, 12pm to 1pm, Cardinia Civic Centre, Officer

-Monday 4 December, 5pm to 6pm, Hills Hub, Emerald

-Tuesday 12 December, 4pm to 5pm, Cardinia Civic Centre, Officer

To view the Draft Equestrian Strategy or provide feedback visit