Pancakes at the ready!

4 March 2019
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Lots of fun in this mornings session, collecting ingredients and balancing pancakes as we rode round the arena. Not to mention a highly competitive volunteer pancake race! Here’s Jess carefully carrying her pancake.  

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Long service award for Alison

25 January 2019
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Many congratulations to Alison Hamilton who was presented a Silver Jubilee award certificate and badge for 25 years of volunteering service to RDA.  Thank you so much Alison from all of us at ‘Team Stratford’ for all your dedication and enthusiasm.

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Anna’s story

22 January 2019
Anna's Story, RDA Stratford Upon Avon

Great video of Anna, our Participant Representative. So pleased she enjoys her riding so much.

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Verena awarded her Coaches Badge

20 January 2019
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Congratulations to Verena who passed her Coaches assessment last week to become an RDA Coach.  Great to have you on board in Team Stratford.

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Well Done Sophie!

20 January 2019
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Well done to our amazing rider, Sophie Evans, who won the Junior Para Sports Person award for the second year at the Stratford on Avon District Council Sports Award ceremony last week for her achievements in horse riding.  The Awards were hosted by Steve Parry, GB swimmer and Olympic Bronze medallist, who is seen here offering […]

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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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What a smile!

17 December 2018
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Archie was thrilled this morning to receive the Tracey Perks shield for the 2018 rider who has ‘consistently tried hard’ this year.  His hard work has paid off as he has now mastered the riding trot.  Well done Archie – very well deserved!  

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Special Day for Sophie

12 December 2018
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Sophie really enjoyed her special day with International Dressage rider, Natalie Allen, at her yard near Edgehill.  After spending time on Natalie’s yard helping her groom, tack up and watching her ride, Natalie then came to our venue and gave Sophie a lesson on Alfie.  Alfie has never worked so hard!  The experience day was […]

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Thank you Matthew

11 December 2018
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This morning our rider Matthew kindly presented us with an amazing donation £155.  Instead of presents for his 40th birthday,   Matthew had asked for donations to his favourite charities. Such a brilliant idea!  Thank you Matthew for thinking of us and helping to feed our ponies over the winter.

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