New Saddle for Alfie

17 May 2017
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Regular saddle checks by a qualified Master Saddler are an important part of ensuring our ponies are comfortable in their tack.  Recently Alfie has been fitted with a new saddle as he has matured and changed shape since joining us.  Our thanks to Laura Dempsey for her expertise fitting and supplying the saddle.  We’re also very […]

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Beryl is walking for our ponies!

26 April 2017
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Can you help her feet pay for our ponies feet?  The cost of vets, farrier, stabling & feed for our ponies is something that is increasing year on year.  The farrier’s cost alone is £1,000 p.a.  Our volunteer, Beryl, has decided that she will do a sponsored walk along part of the Shakespeare Way with a […]

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Calling all horse riders

25 April 2017
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Would you like something lovely to do on a Sunday?  Every year Verena, one of our volunteers, helps to organise a cross country ride around the beautiful fields near Admington.  The monies raised go to local charities and in the past we have been lucky enough to receive a donation. The ride is Sunday 7th […]

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Lovely to welcome members from the Lions

19 April 2017
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It was lovely to welcome Anne Turner, President of the Shakespeare Lions and Charles Williams, 2017 Wellesbourne & Shakespeare Lions Raft Race Chair, to the yard.  They really enjoyed meeting with the riders, their parents and our volunteers and experiencing first hand a little of what we do.  The two Lions clubs organise the highly […]

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She did it!!

10 April 2017
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      Well done Bela!  She survived the gruelling mud and Wolf Run course and looked like she enjoyed it too!  We bet it took a few showers to get clean!  Our rider and her brother, Sasha, was cheering her on and waiting for her to come over the finish line with her clothes?! […]

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Riders help raise £2700 for charity

21 August 2016
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150 horse riders took to the fields around Kineton on Sunday 21st August to help raise a whopping £2700 to be split between the Stratford upon Avon Riding for the Disabled Group and the Warwickshire & Northants Air Ambulance.  The Fun Ride had been kindly offered by Mr & Mrs Hurley the owners of Kineton […]

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Banbury Lions fundraising for us

10 August 2016
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Fancy a lovely ride through 10 miles of Oxfordshire?  Pleases support Banbury Lions who have very kindly nominated us for another year to share in the proceeds of their 38th Annual Charity Horse Ride at Broughton Castle on 14th August.  Includes free entry to Swalcliffe Park equestrian jumps.  Full details click here Lions Horse Ride […]

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Thank you Quinton Primary School pupils

29 April 2016
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What a lovely surprise! Quinton Primary School Council members have kindly presented us with a cheque for an amazing £623.18. The cheque was handed over to our Group Organiser, Donna, at an assembly they delivered to the whole school. To raise the money, the Council organised a sponsored walk around their school field where all […]

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“Calling all horseriders” Kineton Fun Ride coming up

24 April 2016
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The Kineton Fun Ride is to return this year on Sunday 21st August.  The proceeds are to be split between our Group and the Warwickshire & Northants Air Ambulance in fond memory of our volunteer, Liz Jackson.  It will start from Kineton Grange Farm, Kineton, CV35 0EE at 10.30am with last riders out at 2pm.  […]

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The man did good!

24 April 2016
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The man did good! On a chilly but sunny Sunday, Barney completed the challenging Shakespeare Half Marathon and he came over the line greeted by his very proud family not even puffing!  Congratulations for a well-run race Barney and thank you so much for raising funds for our Group. His fundraising page is close to […]

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