On the May bank holiday we had a in house dressage competition for HRDA riders. It was great to see some new people having their first go at competing. Ryan Gwilliam is setting the standard this year by winning his second in house dressage competition on Maisie. After the Dressage we set up a handy […]
A big thank you to Hereford Lions club for organising a surprise visit from Nick Skelton on Monday May the 14th 2018. A number of riders and volunteers enjoyed meeting him and being able to ask him various questions about his career, whilst being able to hold his Olympic medals. He watched a couple of […]
Our open day went very well thanks to our Judge, competitors and volunteers. In the morning our clients took part in a dressage competition, for some of them it was their first experience of competing. Huge congratulations to Ryan Quilliam for winning the competition on Maisie, by riding a very accurate walk, trot test. Later […]
To celebrate our actual Anniversary we had a hours hack, in which we went for a lovely hack up above Holme Lacy House. It was a very warm day and we came back to enjoy drinks and a beautifull cake, which was made by Sue Griffiths. Through the week we had a number of groups […]
HALF TERM FUN. We ran lots of activities, that were very popular. On the Monday we ran a own a pony day, which was full up. During the day riders were busy grooming their ponies, tacking up and untacking for lessons. They learnt about the day to day care of the ponies. They also rode […]
Half Term is just round the corner. See what we have going on. All activities have limited spaces, not to be disappointed please book EARLY!!! Monday at 1 pm – 2 pm A Show Jumping lesson with Rachael, only book for this if you can trot of the lead rein in control. […]
The last riding lessons before Christmas were spent playing gymkhana games, poke the present, musical cones and many more. Leah and Shamrock got into the festivities by dressing up, which inspired a few of our riders. We would like to say a big thank you for all of our lovely presents, the horses particularly liked […]
We would like to thank the college for allowing our staff, volunteers and clients to take part in their college dressage competition. This was a great opportunity for our riders to experience competing with in their familiar school, but with outside judges and against other riders. Some of our riders have never had the opportunity […]
Halloween half term activities included a own a pony day, where riders got the chance to be involved in the day to day care of their pony. we had a lovely big group which enabled riders to meet up with old friends and make new ones. During the day they all had a group riding […]
Due to unforeseen circumstances this event is having to be rearranged to happen in 2017, thank you
BBC Children in Need came to visit us on October the 8th. They have chosen us as one of their charities, to do a short film about us. This will be aired on the main BBC Children in Need program on November the 18th. With in the film they have interviewed Joshua Freeman, one of […]
We have constructed our very own Countryside Challenge route for our outdoor activities this Summer and training for the forthcoming Regional Qualifiers. Half Term activities now taking bookings. See our Events page or phone 01432 870 831 for details.
Angela Hale, a yard assistant at Hereford RDA, is running the Cardiff Half for HRDA on the 26th March! Angie says: “Since I started working at the therapeutic centre I have been inspired by the stories of achievement and seen the smiles on the faces of the amazing people who ride our lovely horses and […]
The Courtyard’s 2015 Christmas Appeal partnering with HRDA has raised a total of £5,848.90 during the Courtyard’s most successful pantomime ever, Beauty and the Beast. Funds supported both charities – The Courtyard, and partner, Herefordshire Riding for the Disabled (RDA). The money raised has enabled us to invest in a much needed, customised saddle for Jelly, which can […]
We have been lucky to have been chosen as The Courtyard’s Christmas Appeal Charity Partner for this year’s performances of Beauty and the Beast. Steady Eddie will be making guest appearances on special days and all monies raised will support both The Courtyard Charity and Herefordshire RDA. Come along to any performance and help support us both! […]
With half term upon us, just in case you were looking for something to fill the time why not pop along to The Verzon Hotel, Hereford Road, Trumpet, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2PZ . Everyone is welcome. They are hosting a Spring Fair with all the proceeds going to Herefordshire RDA, to help raise the desperately […]
Dilwyn Show will be our first major fundraiser of the year. Herefordshire RDA have been asked to completely take on the organising of the Horse Show element of this wonderful Village Show.
On Tuesday 17th December our Centre was filled with festive cheer and some wonderful singing as members of the Fire Choir performed some classic Christmas carols for our riders, volunteers and invited guests.