Lots of awards and recognition for our talented riders

25 May 2019
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Anna received a letter of commendation and rosette for her creative writing entry. Her poem received some lovely comments from the judge Alistair Stewart OBE. Along with Kathryn, Anna also came 3rd in the pairs dressage video competition. Another rosette! Kathryn’s rosette haul included a first in Countryside Challenge, qualifying for the championships, on her […]

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Great day at the RDA Regional Qualifiers

24 May 2019
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With our riders entered in all disciplines at the regional qualifiers – showjumping,  dressage and countryside challenge –  it was an early start from the stables for Diesel – his first outing with us, Kiera, Jessie and Marco. Arriving at Stourport Riding Centre, there were some tense moments as Diesel’s passport was checked then all the […]

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Christmas Party & 2018 Awards Ceremony great end to our 50th year

16 January 2019
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What a perfect way to end the celebrations of our 50th year! Congratulations to our Riders & Volunteers for their achievements in 2018 In a packed hall, on 5th December, with tables laden with party food and lots of Christmas jumpers, we came together for our joint Christmas Party & Annual Awards Ceremony.  We were joined […]

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Rider and Group are finalists for the Pride of Stratford awards

18 December 2018
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On Friday 8th February 2019, Stratford upon Avon District will come together at the Crowne Plaza, to celebrate the best achievements in business and the community at the eighth annual Pride of Stratford District Awards with Sitel.  How amazed are we to hear that not only is our rider Sophie a finalist for the Stratford’s Pride […]

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Stratford upon Avon RDA welcomes HRH The Princess Royal to celebrate its 50th Anniversary!!

5 October 2018
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On a glorious September afternoon we were delighted that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, joined us to celebrate our 50th Anniversary.  HRH was met by Asst. Lord Lieutenant Mr Michael Fetherston- Dilke, The Chairman of Warwick District Council Councillor Stephen Cross and Councillor Mrs Christine Cross, Des and Rosemary Wells, Proprietors of our venue, […]

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50th Anniversary Gala Ball enjoyed by all!

5 October 2018
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Our Gala Ball continued our 50th Anniversary celebrations with a dazzling array of friends coming together at the Crowne Plaza, Stratford.  How different our volunteers and riders looked all spruced up in suits and gowns.  Angus, the magician, shocked us with his ‘light’ fingers, Master of Ceremonies, Reuben, kept us on our toes with games and Max […]

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Amazing result for Isabella

9 September 2018
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Isabella and her pony, Cookies and Cream, went to Addington Manor last Thursday to the final of the RDA Showing Championship at the BSHA Hunter Championship Show. They were so shocked, but obviously absolutely delighted, to be awarded 2nd!!! A lot of hard work will have gone into preparing Cookie and of course Isabella for this event, […]

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50th Anniversary Gala Ball

3 August 2018
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Over the past 50 years, our team of fabulous volunteers and amazing horses and ponies have worked tirelessly to provide therapy, achievement and endless fun to many many adults and children with disabilities. As a celebration of all that we have achieved during that time and all that is still to come, we would be […]

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‘Team Stratford’ have an amazing time at the RDA National Championships

21 July 2018
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Once again the well-oiled machine that is ‘Team Stratford’ swung into action, as three dazzling ponies arrived at Hartpury College on Friday evening to take part in the RDA National Championships.  They were met by our hard-working volunteers, who were assisting with running the event, as well as looking after our ponies. It was already warming up […]

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A ‘fun day’ for our 50th Anniversary

1 July 2018
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A happy afternoon! On a lovely Thursday afternoon, fifteen of our riders, along with their parents, carers & families, came along to Home Farm to join in activities & celebrate the Group’s 50th anniversary. Riders completed our version of the Countryside Challenge in the outdoor arena. They also took part in gymkhana games – Billy […]

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