Possible Large Projects

Posted by on November 1, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Do you and/or a group want to help AHEAD With Horses? We have a list of projects that would be great for Boy and Girl Scouts, school groups, churches and temples, volunteer groups, etc.

Possible Large Projects
• Fix current fence around Lakeview Terrace property
• Need 2 new gates for driveways
• Put in a sprinkler system and possibly drip system for the plants and for fire safety at end of property
• Know someone who welds and can help us dismantle and put back together our cross ties and our large shade awning
• Electrician to help us put electricity in the office
• Make cement foundations under storage units, sheds and office
• Know of anyone that can move a 20 foot or 40 foot storage container
• Help transplant trees and plants from old property
• Help move railroad ties to create boundary of parking lot
• Help pack and move everything from old facility to new facility
• Acquire and plant new trees on the property (prefer fruitless mulberry, Tristania conferta, crepe myrtle, cottonwood, sycamore, camellia and other native, drought resistant ones that are hard to kill and safe around horses)
• Make new Boards to go on Pipe Corral stalls that will have horses name and any notes needed and can hold a halter and fly mask.
• Buy or build large signs to mark “enter” and “exit” at new property, also need a new large sign with our name
• Large Mailbox
• Helmet rack/storage (should be waterproof)
• New office Trailer
• New storage shed(s)
• Sand, repair and reseal poles for “ring & pole” game
• Utility cart or gator
• wheelbarrows
• Create better storage for all of our rakes, shovels and other tools (and possibly purchase new ones)
• Landscaping at new property (will have multiple areas including by parking lot, around the arena, near the office, possibly near horse stalls)
• Help stabilize the hill and the path up it at new property
• Solar panels for electricity in the office
• Lights for arena (must be solar powered)
• Raised garden(s)
• Mural for back and/or side of the tack room or for back of storage unit; possibly one being a “Memorial Wall”
• New shade awnings for Fun Day (pop up tents at least 8’ x 8’ or larger)
• Psyllium for horses
• Fly sticks and fly spray
• Make a bulletin board
• Privacy slats for chain link fence
• Sand and repaint the current bulletin board
• Sand and repaint Game Board and directional sign
• Create new directional sign
• Purchase new benches to go along side of the arena
• Create new Game Booths for Fun Day; i.e. Disc drop game or spin the wheel game
• Make or buy shelves for office space to store memorabilia and display things
• Make new sandwich Board signs pointing to our location for Fun Day and other big events
• Weed whacker (must be gas powered, not using a power cord)
• Shovels and rakes for leaves
• Lids for trash cans and additional trash cans, both regular and blue for recycling.
• Make photo Op Props (mural boards that have cut outs to put your head in, maybe a cowboy or cowgirl or sheriff or horse or cat or jack-o-lantern for Fun Day or Halloween, etc.)
• Basketball hoop to go at the edge of the lesson arena with long net to collect balls
• Make or buy Emergency IDs for horses
• Purchase new folding tables for Fun Day and other fundraising events
• Create mounting ramp at new property
• Create a space for our practice barrel
• Create a covered space to park golf cart
• Sand and re-seal benches (yearly, normally done with Big Sunday)
• Open to additional ideas and projects