Happy New Year to everyone!

31 December 2020
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Our final session of a challenging year, finished on a high note, in the winter sunshine. Happy New Year everyone!

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Merry Christmas everyone

24 December 2020
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We would like to thank you for supporting us through this difficult and challenging year. Whether a sponsor, donator, a rider and their family, volunteers or coaches, all of the enthusiasm to help us keep our ponies, run activities and start-up some riding has touched our hearts.  Wishing you and your loved ones a very […]

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Christmas comes early

24 December 2020
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A huge shout out to Walnut Hill Equine Veterinary Clinic who brought us an amazing amount of personal protective equipment as an early Christmas present. Jack and Bridget, its Directors, and their team thought this would be very fitting rather than sending out Christmas cards. We couldn’t agree more. Thank you so much Megan and […]

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Enjoying every minute!

9 December 2020
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With lockdown#2 out of the way,  we’re back doing what we do best………. whether it’s riding or horse care activities, our ponies helpers & riders are enjoying every minute!  “… so grateful we have RDA and all of you in our lives. I can’t believe how much she knows, understands and her speech even when […]

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Congratulations Lynne

6 November 2020
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Congratulations to our Regional Coach, Lynne Munro, who was today awarded by HRH The Princess Royal, the RDA President Award for exceptional services to RDA. Lynne is also North Wales Regional Physiotherapist and has given a wealth of advice to help our coaches and physiotherapy related advice and support This could be advising on the […]

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Last session before lockdown!

4 November 2020
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Making the most of our last session before the new lockdown.  Kathryn visited Diesel, who was particularly affectionate and enjoyed his cuddles!  Steve & Maria were trained in mounting and dismounting, in preparation for assisting Anna, and having Charlotte back in the saddle gave us all a real lift!   Fingers crossed it won’t be […]

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Good luck Karen

2 November 2020
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Wishing good luck to our Coach, Karen, who has just found out with a lovely letter and rosette, that she has been nominated to receive the RDA Brilliant Person Award 2020. It is being given to someone who has gone above and beyond to support their group, achieved something special and/or come up with a […]

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Can Diesel become a star?

2 November 2020
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Keep your fingers crossed for our very own Diesel who has been entered into the SEIB Search for a Star RDA Horse/Pony class in Your Horse Live virtual show due to take place between 6-8 November. Here is the link to the entries.  He is on the top line on the right. https://www.yourhorselive.co.uk/competitions/seib-showing-competitions/class-9-rda-horse/pony I know […]

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Are you shopping online?

30 October 2020
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Please support us this Christmas by generating donations when you shop online for gifts and more via @GiveasyouLive Online. It’s free There’s a handy app There are over 4,000 stores!> https://www.giveasyoulive.com/…/stratford…/1074153/0? Just 5 mins to set up and it can help us keep our ponies. Thank you.

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Another big step forward for the Group

30 October 2020
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Following recent changes in RDA UK guidelines we are able to welcome some of our riders back into the saddle, supported by their household members. A great start and we look forward to gradually extending our riding over the coming weeks. 

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