Our ponies say ‘Thank you’

12 February 2024
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It’s been a busy few days behind the scenes at the stables, ensuring our ponies are kept in the best possible condition for our riders. It’s often a difficult time of year as the ponies sense Spring is on the way, although wet weather & poor ground conditions, can mean restricted turnout. Fortunately our ponies are […]

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Well done Scarlett!

1 February 2024
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In recent weeks Scarlett has been working really hard & making break-through progress with her riding.  Today her efforts were rewarded, & she was delighted to be awarded her Grade 1 Riding Certificate.  

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Christmas Bingo a huge success!

3 December 2023
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With the hall filled to almost capacity, it was ‘eyes down’ for another brilliant evening of bingo.  We were joined by lots of people from the local community, as well as our helpers, riders, parents and their PA’s.  After deducting a few costs we were delighted to raise a whopping £1736.50! An amazing achievement and its […]

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Black Friday Shopping?

16 November 2023
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Bagging a Black Friday bargain? Sign up to support us via @giveasyoulive and you could generate free donations on any online purchases you make at over 6,000 top retailers https://www.giveasyoulive.com/charity/stratfordrda114290

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‘Team Stratford’ did us proud!

14 November 2023
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A small group of our volunteers, coaches and riders, Heather and Arthur, took our horses Diesel and Alfie to RDA UK headquarters to give a demonstration of the discipline of Endurance at the RDA UK Coaching Conference. Heather and Arthur rode so well and Diesel and Alfie and riders were not fazed by the huge […]

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A huge shout out to Hannah!

14 November 2023
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Congratulations to our Coach Hannah Spring who has just been awarded the RDA UK Young Coach of the Year award at the Annual Awards dinner. So well deserved Hannah, your constant enthusiasm, energy and smile brings such joy to our riders and the rest of the team. A real asset to the RDA family.

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Thank you Admington Fun Ride

3 November 2023
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Thank you very much to all the riders who supported the Admington Fun Ride on 1st October. We hear the weather was perfect and so many of you took part which helped to raise a huge amount for charity including ourselves. We are sure you will join with us in thanking our Coach, Verena and […]

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Halloween Fun!

1 November 2023
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Congratulations Harry!

1 October 2023
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Congratulations Harry, for achieving your Grade 4 Horse Care Certificate.  Your hard work, including homework, paid off!  Well done!

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Welcome to the team Coco!

1 October 2023
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Introducing Coco, the latest addition to our pony team. He’s 14 yrs old and enjoys fuss & attention.  He’s settling into the RDA routine & getting to know our helpers & riders. He’s another black cob with white markings… we seem to be collecting matchy- matchy ponies!!!    

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