Category Archives: News

Emergency Appeal Press Release

Press release 7th May 2020   Avon Riding Centre RDA launches emergency appeal to care for horses   Avon Riding Centre for the Disabled an independent charity and one of the largest of the Riding for the Disabled Association’s (RDA)’s … Continue reading

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Centre Closure

Following the government’s latest advice, the Avon Riding Centre will be closing, effective as of March 21st 2020. The wellbeing of our staff and service users is of paramount importance to us, and we hope very much that everyone is … Continue reading

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Badminton Trail Ride 2019

What is the Badminton Trail Ride? With thanks to our President, the Duke of Beaufort, we’re thrilled to bring you this exclusive opportunity. The event allows just 50 riders to take a 10 mile trail around the beautiful Badminton Estate. … Continue reading

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Fun RDA Show Jumping Competition at Avon Riding Centre On Friday 22nd February 2019

With concerns about the potential risks of Equine Flu recently, we had to make the disappointing decision to stop any horses travelling to us from other Mid West Groups that had entered. We therefore offered to lend our horses to … Continue reading

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RDA Arts And Crafts Competition 2019

Arts & Crafts Competition 2019 Who can enter? Forming part of the RDA National Championships, the annual Arts & Crafts competition is always an incredibly popular event. Not only does the competition provide a brilliant opportunity for riders, vaulters and … Continue reading

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Nativity 2018

Once again we had a fantastic turn out for our Nativity Play & Carol Service on December 12th – almost all our seats were filled! As usual, we started the evening with the presentation of some special awards by Lizzie … Continue reading

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Unaffiliated Dressage Results from November 4th 2018

Well done to everyone who took part. And don’t forget you can enter the next one by giving us a call. More information by clicking here. Class Time Rider Horse % Score Place 1 Terri Cuff Zues 63.95 121.5 6 … Continue reading

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RDA Creative Writing Competition

This ever-popular competition is open to all RDA participants, of all ages and abilities… and entry is completely FREE! There are three classes on offer for 2019, and as 2019 marks RDA’s 50th Anniversary all classes will have the theme … Continue reading

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RDA Dressage Day on Friday November 2nd 2018

A total of forty one riders of all ages from our Mid West Region took part in this ever popular event and the sun shone for most of the day – not bad for early November! I’d really like to … Continue reading

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Dressage Results from September 9th 2018

Class Time Rider Horse Collective % Score Place 1 Jane Shorland Jasper 50 50.7 116.5 5 1 Debra Marsh Ginger 52 50.7 116.5 3 1 Jo Odle Alfie 54 53.3 122.5 1 1 Louise Rich Czjaka 52 50.7 116.5 4 … Continue reading

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