How proud are we?

9 April 2018
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Congratulations to Max Stainton, who started riding with us when he was 5, who has just achieved an awesome challenge.  Here’s his latest blog – “With snowflakes in our eyelashes, we made it to Everest Base Camp!!! The team are now recovering in Gorak Shep as it was an extremely tough trek. A world first […]

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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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Proficiency Awards for our Riders

23 March 2018
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Congratulations to Harry and Fi, who both successfully completed their Grade 1 Riding and Horse Care Proficiency award today. As well as demonstrating their riding skills, off the lead rein, they also identified parts of the tack and pony, whilst having lots of fun too!  Very well done!        

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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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Another award for Sophie!!

20 February 2018
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Wow – more congratulations to our rider Sophie Evans-Lee, who, at a presentation dinner on 9th February was awarded the Pride of Stratford Young Achiever award 2017 for her achievements in horse riding.   Another amazing achievement and a great source of pride for the team who have contributed to her success.  It was suggested that she […]

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Brrrr its cold out here!

13 February 2018
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Boy it was cold, so our volunteers were warming up the ‘team’ before our riders appeared. Difficult to tell who is who these days.  Left to right – Alfie, Diesel, Jessie, Keira and Marco – you need to look at their socks – apart from Alfie of course!

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Welcome to the team Diesel!

9 February 2018
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Introducing the newest recruit to our pony team. Diesel is a real gentleman, who knows his job. He’s being gradually introduced into our sessions and is already becoming popular with our riders, including Harry.    

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Hello Jessie!

9 February 2018
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Say hello to Jessie, who’s recently joined our pony team. She looks very similar to Kiera so let’s hope we don’t get them confused! Jessie has a very kind nature. She is settling in well and is beginning to join in sessions. Here she is getting to know the area on a hack with Marco. […]

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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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Young Volunteer of the Year award for Kate

6 January 2018
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Congratulations to Kate on receiving the Margaret Clemons Young Volunteer Award. A well- deserved recognition of her enthusiastic, can-do approach on Thursday afternoons. Our riders, particularly the younger ones, respond well to her friendly encouragement and support. Not least because she can run faster than most us!  Since joining us just over 12 months ago […]

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