Monthly Archives: February 2017

RDA Dressage Day Friday 17th February 2017

This was our first fun competition for a whole year due to our indoor arena being resurfaced in the October half term. Once again we were fortunate to have a lovely calm, reasonably warm and at times sunny day. The … Continue reading

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Horse Appeal – Fundraising Ideas

We want to raise £20,000 as quickly as we can, so we can get more horses who help people. There are lots of good things you could do, but if you want to keep it on theme, here are 5 … Continue reading

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Winter Dressage Times Feb 12th 2017

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RDA Dressage Times Friday February 17th

Time Name Horse 10.00 Kacey Lownes Bunty 10.09 George Britton Oscar 10.18 Abigail Bailey Jim 10.27 Sophie Standing Frankie 10.36 Kevin Hodges Marge 10.45 Alison Kerridge Bertie 10.54 Cat Cucos Oscar 11.03 Alisha Craigie Bunty 11.12 Otter Baker Dolly 11.21 … Continue reading

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Makaton and riding lessons

If you’re an arena volunteer and are working with people who use Makaton to communicate, you might find it useful to check out this handy guide to some of the vocabulary you’d need in a lesson. Makaton is used to supplement spoken … Continue reading

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Treat Yourself at Avon Riding Centre

Did you know that we have a therapy room now at the Centre? On Saturdays, you’ll find Carol from Just You Holistics there. She offers massage therapy, Reflexology, Tibetan Head Massage and Pranic Healing. Our stable manager, Charmaine, has had … Continue reading

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Badminton Fun Ride 10th May 2017

Once again, His Grace the Marquess of Beaufort, and our president the Earl of  Worcester gave us permission to run our hugely popular Fun Ride around the estate, just two days after the world famous Mitsubishi Badminton Horse Trials. It’s … Continue reading

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Grant-Making Trusts – a quick Thank you!

Our running costs each year are around £345,000. We raise almost £200,000 from riding lessons, both disabled and non-disabled, which leaves us with around £150,000 to find from various sources. Some of this money comes from grant-making trusts: charities which … Continue reading

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