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Sandy Lane Stables

SUMMARY

Name: Sandy Lane Stables
Location: Lisburn
County: Antrim
Total Cost: £ 32,522.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Lagan Rural Partnership
Duration: 16/10/2012 - 13/09/2013

PROJECT SUMMARY

Sandy Lane Stables, is a new equestrian business providing private riding lessons which caters for all levels of ability. The business also offers boarding, which includes a full care service including a stall, turnout, hay, feed and blanketing.

BACKGROUND

The land at Sandy Lane has been used for grazing horses and has a number of redundant farm buildings, which the promoter was keen to put back into sustainable commercial use. The promoter Sarah Kee, has always had a keen interest in horses and has recently returned from the US where she completed a Degree in Equestrian Business. The aim of the project is to use the skills, knowledge and available resources to start up a new equine business named Sandy Lane Stables.

ACTIVITIES

Applicant received funding for the set up and development of the new equestrian facility including electrical work, gates, sand resurfacing and equipment including a wash bay, lunge pen and horse walker.