Well Done Anna!

15 May 2018
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Anna showed our Coach her brilliant riding skills and horse knowledge and was awarded her Grade 2 Riding and Grade 2 Horse Care certificates.  Very well done Anna – well deserved as you try so hard!

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Thank you Isabella

2 April 2018
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Isabella baked loads of cakes and biscuits and held an Easter cake stall at Talland, where she stables Cookie her pony.  She made a whopping £105.80 which she has donated to our Group.  Thank you so much Isabella you must have been baking for days.  They looked scrummy!

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Well done Harry!

18 March 2018
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Harry and our new horse, Diesel, are getting to know each other and developing a partnership together. Harry’s confident and positive approach was recognised recently, when he received an Endeavour Award. Keep up the good work Harry!

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She did it!!

21 January 2018
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Very many congratulations to our rider Sophie Evans-Lee, who, in front of her proud Dad Gareth and Grandmother Gill,  was awarded the Stratford upon Avon Junior Para Sports award 2018 for her achievements in horse riding at the presentation dinner held on 19th January.  Sophie commenced riding with our Group in September 2016 and soon came […]

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What an end to the year for Sophie!

19 December 2017
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Sophie found out today that she has been shortlisted for not one, but TWO Stratford awards!!!!  Firstly, she has been shortlisted for the Junior Para Sports Person award as part of the Stratford on Avon District Sports Awards.  The winner will be announced at an event on Friday 19th January.  Secondly, she has been shortlisted […]

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Presentations and Father Christmas at the Group’s Christmas Party

12 December 2017
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With a food laden table and mulled wine and juice, riders and their families, volunteers past and present, sponsors and supporters gathered in a packed community centre for the Group’s Christmas party and to celebrate its 2017 achievements. We were joined by Chief Executive, Ed Bracher, who had come to present some of the many […]

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Congratulations Archie

25 October 2017
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Archie was presented with an Endeavour Award this week for excellent mounting and dismounting.  Well done Archie you are trying so hard at riding.  Lovely to see you enjoying the experience.

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Riders join in with the BIG RIDE RDA UK

19 October 2017
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Riders, Sophie, Jo and Max and their teams of helpers joined Sam Orde, RDA UK Chair, on her last BIG RIDE on Tuesday 17th October.  What a special treat! Special thanks to Sam who has raised nearly £40,000 towards the development of the new RDA Lowlands Training Centre.  Here is Sam’s lovely narrative of the day: […]

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First Endurance awards for riders

22 September 2017
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Another first for our Group, as several of our riders gain “Getting Started” Endurance awards. Riders and helpers enjoyed taking time checks at 0.5 km, 1 km, 1.5 km and 2 km markers around the tracks, adding focus and interest to our usual hacks. Well done Scarlett, Jess, and Archie for achieving 1km, and Anna, […]

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Stratford RDA Staycation

11 September 2017
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Hacking round the furthest reaches of the farm, grooming and tacking up their ponies, practising riding skills in the arena and eating cake were just some of the activities enjoyed by Jo P, Jules and Anna this weekend at Home Farm. Jules was excited to be reunited with Alfie; Jo made excellent progress on Marco […]

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