Rules cause some concerns

My name is Jaime Johnson and I am from Alder Flats. We came for the show and sale last weekend weekend.

Dear Editor,

My name is Jaime Johnson and I am from Alder Flats. We came for the show and sale last weekend weekend.

I want to say that I love the new arena, however I was very disappointed in the rules that the AG society had for this show and sale.

These are some of rules that were explained to us.

We are not able to utilize the entire arena 2. The horse people don’t want straw in the arena.

They told us that things were ready to go, however there was no running water.

We were not allowed to park at the facility, so my child has to haul hay and water from the old facilities.

There were no washrooms, portapotties were brought in.

There was no kitchen for the concession.

We had our animals three to a pen in the old facilities, but because we were not able to utilize the whole arena our animals were squeezed together with four animals in the same size pens.

There was no air exchange, so all the dust was lingering in the arena and we were not allowed to wet it down.

We also had to bring in generators to run blowers and other things.

These are just a few things that are not acceptable. Our kids put a huge amount of time and energy into these animals and deserve to use this facility to its fullest.

AG means agriculture, not horses only.

Jaime Johnson

 

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