Consider Donating to Support Efforts
By Park Staff
The Washington State Horse Park is working on important improvement projects this year. Here’s what’s in store:
Covered Arena – This addition will extend both the riding day and the number of usable months the park can be used. The $4.9 million cost is now 82% funded, thanks to public support from the state, Kittitas County, the city of Cle Elum, and from private donations and sponsorships. We hope to have permits and contracts in place to break ground in the spring to get the structure built while we continue to raise money for windscreens, portable seating, permanent restrooms and other amenities.
Hospitality Pavilion – Thanks to a $60,000 pledge from the Beardsley Foundation, we intend to replace our aging white tent with a permanent structure.
Wash Rack Mats – The park received a $3,000 donation from Luann and Eric Berman toward installing Polylast in the remaining wash stalls near the lunge area, but we need about $1000 more to complete the job.
Other priorities are stall mats, fire mitigation and emergency planning, expanding the cross-country and trail obstacle courses, arena footing improvement, park signage, and much more!
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