Elliots Amazing Achievements

Elliots Amazing Achievements

Fundraising
Elliot Evans is 28 years old and has Cerebral Palsy as well as autism.  His Cerebral Palsy means that his legs don't function as well as they should, which means he has to use a wheelchair to get around. When he was 3 years old in 1993, he started riding with Herefordshire RDA as part of his physiotherapy program and he has ridden ever since.  He LOVES horse riding and finds the movement of the horse stretches his legs, helping to build up muscles and keep his core strong, as well as improving his posture and overall fitness.  Riding also improves his mood, as he finds the horses calming and friendly.  As a wheel chair user we are able to mount Elliot on to his favorite horse Jelly with our…
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Elliot’s leap of faith

Elliot’s leap of faith

Fundraising
[caption id="attachment_1012" align="alignright" width="225"] Elliot winning his walk test at RDA regionals 2017[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1011" align="alignright" width="225"] Elliot riding Sham[/caption] Elliot Evans who has Cerebral Palsy as well as being on the autistic spectrum, has chosen two challenges to raise money for us. He has ridden with Herefordshire RDA since he was 3 years old (1993) and is now enjoying riding Jelly. This year he won his walk class at the RDA regionals on Shamrock who has sadly moved on. Elliot is aiming to jump out of a plane at 15,000 ft in a tandem sky dive on the 15th of September, he is also aiming to do the Cardiff half marathon in his wheel chair on the 1st of October. Please help him reach his target of £5000 by…
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What a Good Night at the Butchers Arms Thankyou

What a Good Night at the Butchers Arms Thankyou

Fundraising
Thank you to all that attended the quiz and curry night at the Butchers Arms Woolhope. What a goodnight, It was my first time there it won't be my last. You help raise £322.00. A big THANKS to Phil & Leonie for putting this on, looking forward to the next one. If you looking for a place to eat that has good food why not try The Butchers Arms.
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June Superdraw!

June Superdraw!

Fundraising
Kindly donated by Chase Distilleries and the lovely Kate Chase from Verzons Hotel Ledbury, is a Jeroboam of Williams Elegant Gin!. Online raffle tickets can be purchased from here and the prize will be drawn on the 30th June. Remember, drink responsibly and we'll be happy to share...... If you want a sneak peak, pop into the office and let it temp you!  
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Angie runs Cardiff 1/2!

Angie runs Cardiff 1/2!

Events, Fundraising
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 ponies. So many people come together to make it a success and I want to do my bit by running the Half Marathon in Cardiff. This idea was formed late last year and I've had little time to prepare but there's nothing like throwing yourself in the deep end! I'd like to say a big thank you to those who have encouraged me on this journey- for those who know me I'm not the the…
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Xmas Appeal News!

Xmas Appeal News!

Events, Fundraising
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 be specially adapted for our disabled riders. [envira-gallery id="664"] ‘Working with The Courtyard has been even better than expected. It has made a huge difference to RDA through raising awareness of the equine therapeutic activities we provide to the community, as well as much needed funds to keep our Holme Lacey centre running. Funds raised from the Appeal have allowed the purchase of a bespoke saddle for some of our severely physically disabled riders, enabling…
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Xmas Appeal 2015

Xmas Appeal 2015

Events, Fundraising
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! www.courtyard.org.uk/donate https://www.courtyard.org.uk/events/beauty-the-beast/
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Spring Fair

Spring Fair

Events, Fundraising
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 needed £100,000 annual target. More information about the event can be found on our Events Page We look forward to seeing you all.
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