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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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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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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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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Lots of fun while learning for our riders

27 October 2020
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As autumn approaches our activities have moved indoors, where our participants  continue to learn new skills & all aspects of horse care;  all the time developing a deeper partnership with their ponies, and having fun too!

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Great achievement Archie!

27 October 2020
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Well done Archie, on learning how to look after Marco & achieving Grade 1 Horse Care.  Keep up the good work!

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Go Anna!

20 October 2020
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After completing her very successful wheelchair push, Anna visited the stables yesterday to present us with a cheque for an amazing £1460. Anna trained for many weeks to have the strength to complete the one mile course and said that not only did she raise money for us to help keep our horses healthy, but […]

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Familiar faces join us on the yard

8 October 2020
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It was a real pleasure to welcome familiar faces back to the yard yesterday. On the mend after recent knee surgery, Sophie was delighted to be reunited with Diesel.  She was soon busy grooming & tacking up, before confidently leading Diesel through a course of obstacles. It’s good to see you back Sophie!It was especially good […]

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Good work Fi

4 October 2020
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Enjoying the late summer sunshine, Fi prepared Alfie ready for travelling in a horse box.  She selected & correctly put on protective boots, rug, tail guard etc. Afterwards she took Alfie for a walk along the track. 

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Another busy morning!

16 September 2020
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Another busy morning for our ponies & participants.  Although it’s not riding, simply being around the ponies is proving to be a great confidence boost for our riders.  Jules demonstrated her tacking-up skill with Jessie.  Archie was busy selecting and using different items of the grooming kit and learning to pick up Marco’s feet. He also […]

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