field shelter

Our ‘survival list’ always looks something like this –

  • Able bodied humans with fencing/building knowledge
  • A person/business who could donate fencing/building supplies
  • A person/business who could help to put up some more field shelters
  • A person/business who could offer the use of a digger
  • A person/business who could donate some gravel to create a hard standing area for storing/loading our hay


Winter 2015 was the hardest on us physically and mentally as regards our facilities which were battered by the numerous storms we had and we needed your help to carry out repairs.

The kennels did not get the funding required and so we continue to be unable to take in dogs but we did get the finances to purchase the materials needed to repair the barn.  Thanks to James Moroney the pillars were repaired and extended together with a partial height block wall on the main windward side to hopefully prevent future storm damage.  Sheena ended up doing the timber work and putting on the galvanise herself as no offers of help came for that unfortunately.  With just a general tidy up needed now before the first delivery of round bales for this winter the barn is as good as finished.  Here are some photos from start to finish:

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heartWith a little help we got a lot of the repairs done … with more help imagine what could be achievedheart


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