Posted by Mel Groom on Dec 23, 2020
The Rotary Club of Fonthill in partnership with Rotary International District 7090 has gifted $5000 to I-CAN-T.E.R. to purchase a horse drawn lawn mower.  
 

June 12, 2021 Update
A four person delegation of Fonthill Rotarians toured I-CAN-T.E.R. Farm today so see the new mower and learn more about the organization's activities and plans.  Representing the Club were District 7090 Governor Frank Adamson, President Hugh Graham and two former Presidents, Mel Groom and Annie Holtby.
 
Details of Equipment
Pioneer Horse Drawn Gang Rotary Mower
Pulled by Chester I CAN-T.E.R.’s  11yr Percheron Canadian Cross

 
I-CAN-T.E.R.  Farm is a therapeutic equestrian riding association and allows individuals with barriers to flourish through nature, gardens and horses.  They are in planning stage to create and maintain a vegetable garden on the property which will be used for individual training and required maintenance.  In concert with this new project, we are purchasing a horse drawn mower.  Delivery is expected this spring and we look forward to seeing this mower using true horse power in action!
 
 
Contact: 
Mel Groom – Rotary Club of Fonthill Club Service Director – 905-892-8035 – rotarycluboffonthill.ca
Karen van der Zalm – Executive Director – I CAN-T.E.R. - 905-894-FARM – icanter.ca
 
Pictured are Rotarian Mel Groom (right) presenting cheque to Trainer Brian Wall (left) and Haflinger Mia (centre)