Volunteers attend the Supra Regional Conference

19 November 2013

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A selection of our volunteers attended the Supra Regional Conference on 29th October at Rodbaston College, Nr Stafford.  What a packed day!  It started with an awards ceremony for volunteers who have given 20 years to RDA and was followed by various demonstrations on competent leading, visually impaired show jumping; ‘Risk assessment and your sessions’;’How to make a walk lesson more interesting’; Endurance Riding for RDA and a fabulous Para Dressage Demo by 10 times gold medallist, Lee Pearson CBE, all in the presence of the President of RDA, HRH Princess Anne.

Gold Medalist Lee Pearson

Before lunch, HRH presented RDA volunteers with long service awards and addressed the audience.  After lunch she met with various groups of volunteers and supporters and attended some of the workshops which included sessions on Hat fitting; Autism; ASDAN awards; the new RDA rider’s progress Tracker; Classification for competition riding and helpful points for Group Trustees.  Two of our volunteers were presented with their long service awards.  Hazel for 20 years and Diana for 25 years service to our Group

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