Pin It
Favourite

Construction of the new Citadel High School has muscled in on the Bengal Lancers, our fave equine urbanites. Is this the end of Halifax’s voyeuristic obsession with jumping show-horsies? 

Construction of the new Citadel High School has muscled in on the Bengal Lancers, our fave equine urbanites. Is this the end of Halifax’s voyeuristic obsession with jumping show-horsies?


Remarks: The Lancers are indeed moving, but not far. Their new permanent home will be right across the street from their old site. Barker describes the move as win-win-win; win for horsie lovers—“You’ll be able to watch us ride sitting on the grass under a tree rather than in the dust through a board fence”—win for horsie haters—“They won’t be crossing the road anymore, so those rushing commuters will be happy”—and win for the horsies—“The new ring has a sprinkler system, tile draining, lights…it’s pretty sweet.”


Who's Responsible?: Jill Barker, Bengal Lancers Barn Manager, 425-2258.

Status: Fixed

Tags:

Support The Coast

At a time when the city needs local coverage more than ever, we’re asking for your help to support independent journalism. We are committed as always to providing free access to readers, particularly as we confront the impact of COVID-19 in Halifax and beyond.

Read more about the work we do here, or consider making a voluntary donation using the button below. Thank you for your support!

Pin It
Favourite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Coast Top Ten

City

More »

Reality Bites

More »

Shoptalk

More »

Real Time Web Analytics

© 2020 Coast Publishing Ltd.