Special Day for Sophie

12 December 2018
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Sophie really enjoyed her special day with International Dressage rider, Natalie Allen, at her yard near Edgehill.  After spending time on Natalie’s yard helping her groom, tack up and watching her ride, Natalie then came to our venue and gave Sophie a lesson on Alfie.  Alfie has never worked so hard!  The experience day was […]

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Thank you Matthew

11 December 2018
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This morning our rider Matthew kindly presented us with an amazing donation £155.  Instead of presents for his 40th birthday,   Matthew had asked for donations to his favourite charities. Such a brilliant idea!  Thank you Matthew for thinking of us and helping to feed our ponies over the winter.

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Congrats to our 2018 Awards winners

8 December 2018
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Congratulations to Fi and Leo who received an annual award from our County Coach, Karen, at their riding session.  Fi was awarded the Jack Showjumping Award which she jointly won with Anna Harper and Leo the Claudia Paul award for being a ‘daredevil’!  Well deserved both of you!    

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Bill Levett, Olympic Rider visits the Group

8 December 2018
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How lovely that International eventer, Bill Levett , found time from his busy schedule to visit to see us ‘in action’.  Bill is a well known face on the eventing circuit, having competed in the UK for more than 20 years and is based not far from our venue.  Bill and his colleague Louise Dews, spent lots of […]

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Welcome new sponsors

8 December 2018
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We really enjoyed meeting with Yvonne Stephenson at our session who came to present us with not one, but two donations, to sponsor two of our riders.  One was from the Stratford Riding Club for which she is the Treasurer and the other from Willicote Equestrian Centre ,Yvonne and her husband David’s yard near Stratford, where […]

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Well done Scarlett!

26 November 2018
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Scarlett amazed us all and put her hat on herself for the first time which earned her an Endeavour Award.  She was so proud! Our early Monday riders then went around the fields.  Its beginning to look a lot like winter but so lovely to be still able to ride out.  We wonder for how […]

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A big smile from Billy!

25 October 2018
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Billy is so thrilled to have stirrups and reins.  Now there will be no stopping him!!

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Volunteers enjoy a hack out

19 October 2018
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Our ponies, along with their friends Jack, Rimmi and Henry, enjoyed a lovely hack in the glorious sunshine today, ridden by our volunteers. We all enjoyed the change of scenery and trotting through the fields. The donkeys in an adjacent field caused some excitement!  

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Stratford upon Avon RDA welcomes HRH The Princess Royal to celebrate its 50th Anniversary!!

5 October 2018
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On a glorious September afternoon we were delighted that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, joined us to celebrate our 50th Anniversary.  HRH was met by Asst. Lord Lieutenant Mr Michael Fetherston- Dilke, The Chairman of Warwick District Council Councillor Stephen Cross and Councillor Mrs Christine Cross, Des and Rosemary Wells, Proprietors of our venue, […]

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50th Anniversary Gala Ball enjoyed by all!

5 October 2018
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Our Gala Ball continued our 50th Anniversary celebrations with a dazzling array of friends coming together at the Crowne Plaza, Stratford.  How different our volunteers and riders looked all spruced up in suits and gowns.  Angus, the magician, shocked us with his ‘light’ fingers, Master of Ceremonies, Reuben, kept us on our toes with games and Max […]

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