More happy riders

20 July 2020
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More happy riders have been visiting their ponies.  For some, it’s their first outing since lockdown began, however any initial trepidation was soon allayed, once reunited with by their favourite ponies.  Welcoming our riders back to the stables is a hugely positive experience and although it may be a while before we can re-start riding, […]

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Another happy afternoon!

4 July 2020
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Another happy afternoon with Fi & Reuben enjoying their time with Alfie & Kiera –  and we even missed the showers- well mostly! The pictures below speak for themselves. Once again our volunteers showed adaptability and innovation, as we made some changes to enhance our riders experience; offering tack cleaning & changing the location slightly. […]

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Exciting Day! Riders meet their ponies!

1 July 2020
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What a great day it was when the Group welcomed back its first riders to ‘meet n greet’ their ponies yesterday.  With all the necessary precautions put in place, they patted and  talked to their ponies with lots of smiles and joy.  The ponies have so missed them all and they them.  Such a special […]

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Horses and Ponies happy to see our vounteers

6 June 2020
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Our horses and ponies are happy that COVID restrictions have been eased so that some of our volunteers can visit them to groom and take them out.  Strict special procedures have been put in place and everything is looking a little different at the moment, but lovely to see them looking shiny and happy.  It […]

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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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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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Successful dressage debut!

21 May 2017
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A great result for Sasha and Alfie at Lowlands today. Some lovely comments from the judge, particularly about the trot work. Not bad for their first time competing independently and Alfie’s first ever dressage test!

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New Saddle for Alfie

17 May 2017
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Regular saddle checks by a qualified Master Saddler are an important part of ensuring our ponies are comfortable in their tack.  Recently Alfie has been fitted with a new saddle as he has matured and changed shape since joining us.  Our thanks to Laura Dempsey for her expertise fitting and supplying the saddle.  We’re also very […]

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Meet Alfie, our new horse!

1 November 2015
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The Group has been able to purchase a new horse for our riders thanks to a £2,000 grant by the Zurich Community Trust (UK) Ltd. and the kind support from the organisers and supporters of the Admington Fun Horse Ride. ‘Alfie’ is a 5 year old, 15hh Irish cob. After a trial, he has commenced […]

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Badger joins the Group

19 December 2012

Thanks to the generosity of a couple from Admington our Group is now the proud owner of ‘Badger’ a lovely coloured cob.  Badger is 15hh and has already proved a hit with our riders.  Finding a mount that has a kind nature and suitable for our riders has been hard, but Badger fits the bill […]

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