Congratulations Archie

11 January 2022
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Congratulations to Archie , who’s been awarded the “Heather Rhead award for confidence”.  This recognises his hard work throughout the year, developing his partnership with Marco.  Well done Archie. Keep up the good work! 

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Christmas party and cheers to our 2021 riders

20 December 2021
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For those who were unable to attend awards have been presented at our Christmas themed sessions. Congratulations to all our award winners and Happy Christmas everyone.

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Christmas session a hit!

20 December 2021
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Hannah’s  festive “Xmas tree” exercise was a huge hit with the riders, on our last session before Xmas & Jessie gets into festive mood (looks as though she’s been on the festive spirit!!)  HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE !

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Congratulations Isabella

9 September 2021
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Huge congratulations to Isabella who, at the British Dressage Para Championships held at the Solihull Riding School last Saturday, came 1st in the Grade 4 bronze which qualifies her for the Winter championships. On the Sunday she received more rosettes in the Summer Champs by coming 3rd in the Bronze and 4th in the Silver. […]

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Congratulations Archie

4 February 2021
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Congratulations to Archie who has successfully completed his ASDAN Towards Independence award in Animal Care. As well as riding skills, Archie has learnt about horse care, including grooming his pony, cleaning the stable, what ponies eat & parts of the tack.  A huge achievement – well done!

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A round up of the last months

17 January 2021
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Last March 2020, we had to suspend all activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We did not know when we would be able to reopen and it was a challenging time for us. We were fortunate that we had plenty of outside space, a kind farmer and a dedicated cohort of volunteers who enabled us […]

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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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