New Stratford Mayor supports our Group

28 July 2020
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Stratford Rotary Club are to hold Virtual Duck Races that will be broadcast on Saturday 29th August at 2 pm probably via Facebook and/or YouTube. Our news is that Clr Tony Jackson, the new Mayor of Stratford, is supporting the event by sponsoring the “Mayor’s Good Causes Gold Cup”. There will be 20 ducks in […]

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Another happy afternoon!

4 July 2020
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Another happy afternoon with Fi & Reuben enjoying their time with Alfie & Kiera –  and we even missed the showers- well mostly! The pictures below speak for themselves. Once again our volunteers showed adaptability and innovation, as we made some changes to enhance our riders experience; offering tack cleaning & changing the location slightly. […]

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Exciting Day! Riders meet their ponies!

1 July 2020
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What a great day it was when the Group welcomed back its first riders to ‘meet n greet’ their ponies yesterday.  With all the necessary precautions put in place, they patted and  talked to their ponies with lots of smiles and joy.  The ponies have so missed them all and they them.  Such a special […]

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Community Sports Award Finalists

3 January 2020
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Congratulations to Kathryn, Lewis and Sophie who have been selected as finalists for the Stratford on Avon District Community Sports Awards 2020 in the Senior and Junior Para-Sports category. The awards ceremony will take place on Friday 17th January.  Wish them luck!

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Lovely end to 2019

21 December 2019
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Stratford RDA celebrated its achievements for 2019 at its Annual Awards Ceremony and combined Christmas party.  The table was laden with yummy food and riders, volunteers, their families and many of our sponsors and supporters joined together to congratulate the winners of a variety of trophies.  We were joined by International 3-day event rider, Bill […]

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Isabella helps at the RDA Coaching Conference

15 October 2019
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Isabella and Hobbs took part in the Centaur Biomechanics demonstration at the recent RDA Coaching Conference held at the RDA Lowlands Equestrian Centre, Shrewley. They were completely unphased, performing in front of an audience of 150 coaches. Well done to both for showing amazing confidence.  

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RDA Christmas Bingo

10 September 2019
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Join us for some festive fun at our Christmas Bingo fundraiser. Friday 29th November 2019 Ettington Community Centre, Rogers Lane, Ettington, Stratford upon Avon CV37 7SX £10 entry includes 5 raffle ticket strip Top Prize – £50 Fabulous prizes to be won, a fantastic raffle and tea and coffee available or bring your own drinks. […]

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‘Team Stratford’ were awesome at the RDA National Championships

19 July 2019
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‘Team Stratford’ you were awesome. Another amazing RDA National Championships!  This is such a huge event with over 500 riders, who had all had to qualify to enter, so to have 6 riders from our Group competing kept us busy.  Congratulations to all our riders and their teams of volunteers. A big hug to our ponies […]

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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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