‘Team Stratford’ were awesome at the RDA National Championships

19 July 2019
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‘Team Stratford’ you were awesome. Another amazing RDA National Championships!  This is such a huge event with over 500 riders, who had all had to qualify to enter, so to have 6 riders from our Group competing kept us busy.  Congratulations to all our riders and their teams of volunteers. A big hug to our ponies […]

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RDA Precious Moments

28 May 2019
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When you think that the amazing people at Stratford RDA can’t possibly give or do anymore, they do!  On Thursday the 23rd of May they made dreams come true! Our gorgeous son Leo rides with the group on Thursdays, but his ride this Thursday has etched a memory in our minds and hearts that will […]

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Lots of awards and recognition for our talented riders

25 May 2019
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Anna received a letter of commendation and rosette for her creative writing entry. Her poem received some lovely comments from the judge Alistair Stewart OBE. Along with Kathryn, Anna also came 3rd in the pairs dressage video competition. Another rosette! Kathryn’s rosette haul included a first in Countryside Challenge, qualifying for the championships, on her […]

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Great day at the RDA Regional Qualifiers

24 May 2019
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With our riders entered in all disciplines at the regional qualifiers – showjumping,  dressage and countryside challenge –  it was an early start from the stables for Diesel – his first outing with us, Kiera, Jessie and Marco. Arriving at Stourport Riding Centre, there were some tense moments as Diesel’s passport was checked then all the […]

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Riders gain Endeavour awards

15 May 2019
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Congratulations to Jess and Archie who received an Endeavour award, rosette and badge after they had changed to riding a new pony.  Jess did not bat an eyelid and enjoyed riding Keira and Archie really looked good riding Marco, even managing to ride off the lead rein.  We can see good partnerships in the making!

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Well Done Sophie!

20 January 2019
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Well done to our amazing rider, Sophie Evans, who won the Junior Para Sports Person award for the second year at the Stratford on Avon District Council Sports Award ceremony last week for her achievements in horse riding.  The Awards were hosted by Steve Parry, GB swimmer and Olympic Bronze medallist, who is seen here offering […]

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Christmas Party & 2018 Awards Ceremony great end to our 50th year

16 January 2019
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What a perfect way to end the celebrations of our 50th year! Congratulations to our Riders & Volunteers for their achievements in 2018 In a packed hall, on 5th December, with tables laden with party food and lots of Christmas jumpers, we came together for our joint Christmas Party & Annual Awards Ceremony.  We were joined […]

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What a smile!

17 December 2018
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Archie was thrilled this morning to receive the Tracey Perks shield for the 2018 rider who has ‘consistently tried hard’ this year.  His hard work has paid off as he has now mastered the riding trot.  Well done Archie – very well deserved!  

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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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