HRH the Princess Royal visits RDA

7 August 2016

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The President of the RDA, HRH the Princess Royal, paid a visit to Lowlands Farm RDA, Shrewley, on 13th July to officially open ‘Charley’s House’ the home of Charley the mechanical horse.  Whilst there she was treated to demonstrations by special needs riders from the four RDA groups that ride at Lowlands on not just live ponies but also on ‘Charley’ which Karen, Warwickshire County Coach, gave showing HRH the variety of uses and experiences that ‘Charley’ can bring to riders from all over the County.

The Princess Royal also presented Long service certificates and special awards firstly to RDA ponies and then to its volunteers.  From our Group, Karen, who is also our Coach, received her 10 year long service certificate and Donna, our Group Coordinator,  received her 20 years service recognition certificate and an RDA Volunteering ‘Over & Above’ award for Exceptionally Dedicated Services to our Group.  Congratulations to both of you, and how special to receive them from our President.

Photographs by Catchlight Photography

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Hilary August 7, 2016 at 7:25 pm

Congratulations to Karen & Donna without whom Stratford RDA would not function!!!

Well done and how lovely to receive your accolade from Princess Ann.


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