Presentations and Father Christmas at the Group’s Christmas Party

12 December 2017
Thumbnail image for Presentations and Father Christmas at the Group’s Christmas Party

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 […]

Read the full article →

Your vote certainly helped – Thank you

4 November 2017
Thumbnail image for Your vote certainly helped – Thank you

The Wesleyan Foundation has awarded us an amazing grant of £6,000 to help towards the purchase of a new classroom for our riders.  The new classroom will provide an opportunity of having a safe waiting and exercise area for warming-up prior to riding and a facility to provide stable management sessions. It was lovely to welcome […]

Read the full article →

Calling all horse riders!

16 August 2017
Thumbnail image for Calling all horse riders!

The Banbury Lions are holding their 39th Annual Charity Horse Ride and they have kindly nominated our Group again to receive some of the profits.  So if you own a horse, click here to download more information and entry form, RIDE WITH THE LIONS at Broughton Castle on Sunday 3rd September 2017.  Its a fabulous […]

Read the full article →

Stratford Rotary visit

1 July 2017
Thumbnail image for Stratford Rotary visit

It was lovely to welcome Iain Kelso, from Stratford Rotary and Zan his wife, to the stables recently.  After spending a full afternoon watching our riders and talking to parents and volunteers, Iain presented a cheque for Rider sponsorship to one of our newest riders Billy, who they have kindly agreed to sponsor this year, […]

Read the full article →

Thank you riders!

17 May 2017
Thumbnail image for Thank you riders!

We would like to thank all the 270 riders and the stewards who took part in the Admington Fun Ride for helping to raise an enormous amount for local causes.  A big thank you goes to Sue Cook and Verena Telling, two of the organisers, who gave us a fabulous donation of £750 to help […]

Read the full article →

Lovely to welcome members from the Lions

19 April 2017
Thumbnail image for Lovely to welcome members from the Lions

It was lovely to welcome Anne Turner, President of the Shakespeare Lions and Charles Williams, 2017 Wellesbourne & Shakespeare Lions Raft Race Chair, to the yard.  They really enjoyed meeting with the riders, their parents and our volunteers and experiencing first hand a little of what we do.  The two Lions clubs organise the highly […]

Read the full article →

Sausages, Sandwiches, Smiles and Father Christmas

20 December 2016
Thumbnail image for Sausages, Sandwiches, Smiles and Father Christmas

Over 100 members and friends of our Group gathered in the local community centre to celebrate success and to say a HUGE THANK YOU to their many sponsors, helpers and colleagues. Over a beautifully prepared and lovingly served buffet DONNA JENKINS the Group Chairman, conducted a brilliantly delivered and very cheerful awards ceremony. On hand […]

Read the full article →

Riders help raise £2700 for charity

21 August 2016
Thumbnail image for Riders help raise £2700 for charity

150 horse riders took to the fields around Kineton on Sunday 21st August to help raise a whopping £2700 to be split between the Stratford upon Avon Riding for the Disabled Group and the Warwickshire & Northants Air Ambulance.  The Fun Ride had been kindly offered by Mr & Mrs Hurley the owners of Kineton […]

Read the full article →

Banbury Lions fundraising for us

10 August 2016

Fancy a lovely ride through 10 miles of Oxfordshire?  Pleases support Banbury Lions who have very kindly nominated us for another year to share in the proceeds of their 38th Annual Charity Horse Ride at Broughton Castle on 14th August.  Includes free entry to Swalcliffe Park equestrian jumps.  Full details click here Lions Horse Ride […]

Read the full article →

Sponsor Days a success

30 June 2016
Thumbnail image for Sponsor Days a success

More of our amazing sponsors visited the yard this week.  We welcomed Sue Blackburn who sponsors Charlotte and Adrian Denham and Jim Steele from the Southam Lions.  It has been lovely for our Sponsors to see their riders and how they have grown in confidence and ability over their time riding with us.  We will […]

Read the full article →